Hotel Blog - Marina Inn

October 15, 2018

Attend the Parade of Lights and Winter Wonderland

San Francisco is an amazing city in California that is celebrated for its individuality. Not only does this unique coastal city carry with it a great deal of historical value, which can be seen and observed in the Golden Gate Park and the Golden Gate Bridge, but it also it the center of most events and festivals in the state. This city is home to some of the most renowned celebrations in the nation, one of which is the Parade of Light and Winter Wonderland. 

July 15, 2018

Venture Through The Presidio

San Francisco, California, attracts millions of visitors each year and is considered one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. This city is thriving with culture, unparalleled diversity, an abundance of gourmet dining, endless outdoor adventures, exciting live entertainment, world-class museums, stunning architecture, and breathtaking views. With majestic vistas, rolling hills and famous landmarks, San Francisco is home to dozens of attractions. Dur...

June 15, 2018

Things to Do in San Francisco

The city of San Francisco is a picturesque city that is famous for featuring an abundance of fascinating attractions and scenic experiences. This bustling city is home to many world-famous attractions and unforgettable experiences; every visit to this extraordinary city is unique to the individual and bound to inspire a second trip.

About San Francisco

When thinking of San Francis...

May 15, 2018

Visit the AT&T Park

The AT&T Park in San Francisco is renowned for being the home of the San Francisco Giants, a major league baseball team. For many who are fans of the San Francisco Giant, the AT&T Park holds deep sentimental value. The park and stadium stand as iconic figures with a great deal of historical significance. This park and stadium is often the venue of many events and sports events in San Francisco, making it the perfect place to visit for major league baseball f...

April 15, 2018

Explore Alamo Square in San Francisco

The hilltop of Alamo Square in San Francisco offers an amazing postcard view of the city. This breathtaking park in Alamo Square is full of flower beds, tennis court, walking trails, slides, swings and comfortable seating arrangements. Dogs are welcomes on the eastern side of Alamo Square Park but they must stay on leash whereas the western side is free for playful activities of off-leash dogs. There are so many interesting things to discover at Alamo Square in San Francisco; if you are plann...

March 15, 2018

Enjoy Your Day at Union Square

Union Square in San Francisco is known as one of the most popular public sites in the city. Today, many come to visit the square to people watch and to enjoy the scenery of San Francisco. Union Square has been around since 1850, when Colonel John Geary deeded the land to San Francisco city, and is now a public park that hosts events within the area and offers many attractions to those touring San Francisco.

About Union Square

Unions Square has many shops withi...

February 15, 2018

Visit The Asian Art Museum

The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco is officially called Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture. The museum is home to one of the most expansive collections of art from various Asian civilizations. Asia is home to three of the oldest continuous civilizations in the world. While Indian civilization is often deemed as the oldest among present-day Asian nations, the Japanese and the Chinese have thousands of years of recorded and discovered history, so do Cambodia and Thailand, Iran a...

January 15, 2018

Visit the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers

The Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco is committed to cultivating and displaying unusual and rare plants to create awareness so endangered and at-risk rainforest ecologies are preserved to sustain the natural way of life. The Conservatory of Flowers has been a San Francisco landmark for over a hundred years. It celebrates Victorian architecture and is, in fact, the oldest wood and glass conservatory open to the public on the continent. A national and state historic landmark, it was ren...

November 15, 2017

The Alcatraz Island

With lots of attractions, world-class restaurants, and an abundance of great entertainment, San Francisco is a destination that draws tourists from around the world. While visiting San Francisco, be sure to visit iconic Alcatraz Island.

Alcatraz Island is located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay. This small island was initially developed and equipped with facilities to become the site of the first lighthouse and a Civil War military fort on the west coast. From 1934 Alcatraz was ...

September 15, 2017

Stow Lake: Paddle Boating and Other Activities

Stow Lake is a charming manmade wonder located in Golden Gate Park. The small lake with the island at the middle is a gem and a favorite among locals and tourists alike. Boating or pedal boating, walking and bicycling are the most popular activities at Stow Lake. Spotting wildlife, marveling at the waterfall and unwinding at the Chinese pavilions are favorite pastimes.

About Stow Lake

Stow Lake has idyllic wooden pathways. There are turtles and ducks, a c...