You might not consider a day trip to the beach during the fall and winter months, but sometimes the unexpected ideas turn out to be the best ones. Here, the Red Tricycle explains how a visit to San Francisco's Ocean Beach can be a great family adventure any time of year. read more »
Whether you’re a loyal iPhone user or you love your Android device, smartphone apps have changed the way we travel. You no longer need to carry around a map, guidebook, bus schedule, and directions to the restaurant you want to try for lunch. You can find all of that, and more, on your phone.
Got a kid in college? No doubt you’ve already received your invitation to the gala event of the season: Parents’ Visiting Weekend. When your student goes to school in a major urban area, this trip is extra-thrilling. Not only do you get to reunite with your child (while reminiscing endlessly and annoyingly about your own days on campus), you get to do it in a big city! How fun is that? read more »
One of the best CityPASS values for visitors to San Francisco is the Muni & Cable Car 7 Day Passport. Not only does it include unlimited transportation on Muni for seven consecutive days, but it also includes unlimited cable car rides (it’s normally five bucks for a one-way trip). And a cable car is the perfect way to ride in style to the 16th Annual Chocolate Festival, taking place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10-11, at Ghirardelli Square.
Discover the women, the passion and the heartbreak behind Pablo Picasso’s work presented in Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris currently on view at San Francisco's de Young Museum. read more »
Sure, you love your car – but maybe it deserves some R & R, just like you do. Leave it in the parking garage at the hotel, and take advantage of the futuristic, whimsical and earth-friendly touring options found in CityPASS locales. read more »
If you believe big city markets were made obsolete by grocery stores, then you might as well skip Christmas and Halloween this year too. It's the difference between buying a plastic jack-o-lantern and carving one yourself. Or buying a fake Christmas tree and cutting your own. read more »
After the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka Will and Kate) announced their plans to visit to the Golden State this July, the California Travel and Tourism Commission declared the summer of 2011 to be “The Royal Summer.” To give your California visit a dash of royal cachet and enjoy major savings, check out CityPASS’s California ticket collections. read more »