Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport South
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We arrived at San Francisco around 11am and had to wait wait wait for our rental car. It was, apparently, a very busy day. We've ended up with some huge thing....a Grand Marquis which we are currently trying to swap for something smaller. Anyway, no matter. It still drives us around, right? We did part of the 42 mile scenic drive through SF. …
... got my US number & was able to commence my exploring for the day (not that there was much time left really as I had to get back to the apartment to collect my bag & get to the airport).
I walked off to Union Square to pick up one of the Big Buses to take me to spots around the city. Actually if one has enough time, the city is small, being only 7 miles square, so it can be done on foot, the problem was I certainly didn't have enough time to ...
... Grove that announced Fresh local honey! Olive oil! Oranges! We bought a 4 lb bag of oranges for one dollar (10 pound bags sold for just 2 dollars! ) and had a long chat with the store owner. She said at the turn of the century her grandfather, then a young man , adventured through the west en route to start a life in California. On his way through Colorado he came across the Mesa Verde Indian dwellings and was mesmerized. Enough so that when he reached ...
... enjoying chocolate &window shopping while shunning the insanely large crowds & long lines at the bathroom. We walked down to the Bay & I dipped my feet in (Pacific North COLD!) While Kayla took my picture on the Bay steps, sand whipped up & flew right into my mouth. San Francisco was throwing my heart back at me! ;0)
I grabbed some coffee & a cannoli in Little Italy & we checked in at our hotel; the W in the Financial District. It ...
... back since we were going to have to catch the bus, BART, bus back to Berkeley and did not know how long this would take.
We were the last two bicycles ont he ferry and there were 87 bikes on the ferry, ours included. The wind had picked up and it was choppy on the way back but not a bad ride.
Got off the ferry and meandered through the Wharf area looking at all the activities you can participate in as well as all the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet