Econo Lodge - Novato
Travel Blogs from Novato
... hairpinning their way down at 5mph. They were all grinning ear to ear, loving it! Brilliant surprise at the top too, the views are amazing in every direction, and Alcatraz is framed perfectly. The Powell Hyde cable car stops right at the top, and I met 2 London girls during a run in with queue jumping tourists who got kicked off by the no-nonsense conductor after we all squealed them up. London girls were also a ...
... ground). Besides the tram lines are very regular, very cute as they have renovated the old 1950s trams. They are all very unusual, odd and beautiful at the same time.
There are also other things that I find intriguing in SF, for example, one fashion is the "Food Truck". But do not imagine that they are the typical trucks selling hot dogs, hamburgers or pizza. It has become fashionable to ...
... the cathedral. I then headed on my way towards the bnb. When near the location I noticed a few shifty groups of guys hanging around on the street as well as an increased number of homeless people. I felt a tad uneasy but nobody bothered me. I found the bnb which was above a Chinese restaurant. I gave Gary a ring and he came down to show me the ropes. He was a friendly guy and said how his family owned the restaurant and let the rooms out to people as ...
... wharf and book the Alcatraz tour from Pier 39. We walked around the wharf and saw the sea lions and had brunch
We took the the staff recommendation to visit Alcatraz in the afternoon because it will be too cold in the morning. We had a late breakfast and head back to the Pier 39 to catch the ferry to Alcatraz. We picked up the audio tour when we got there. We did watch Escape from Alcatraz before our trip so we had an idea of the ...
... construction of the bridge more closely; it was definitely worth the effort. We then proceeded north on CA Rt 1, from Sausalito to Muir Woods National Monument where we strolled through one of the last stands of uncut coastal redwood trees. Walking through many timber stands you get a feeling of grandeur, but this was even more, walking through this redwood forest was more a spiritual experience. Until you have seen these giant trees in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking