No longer a prison for some of America's most dangerous offenders, Alcatraz is part of the National Park Service and is a ... More
No longer a prison for some of America's most dangerous offenders, Alcatraz is part of the National Park Service and is a must-see for visitors to the city. Visitors to the island will certainly be captivated by its history and its incredible beauty. A photo opportunity awaits behind every corner. Also, dress in layers (even during the summer months) because the island can be breezy, and the inside of the prison is cold and damp. Ferries to Alcatraz depart from Pier 33 and are run by Alcatraz Cruises.
Conventional wisdom holds that this iconic monument is shaped like a fire hose nozzle. It is not, at least not
by design. The tower is the gift of Lilly Hitchcock Coit, an eccentric heiress who managed to stand out ...
Roy Yamaguchi, a Tokyo native first tasted Hawaiian fare as a kid when he traveled with his grandparents to Maui.
These early memories inform his menus with exotic flavors and spices confected with the freshest of local ingredients. Roy ...
Combine beauty, fun, efficiency and a terrific location and you have the new San Francisco Marriott Union Square hotel. Sitting
on the corner of Sutter and Powell, this Union Square hotel in San Francisco, California, is just steps from ...