Comfort Inn & Suites San Francisco Airport West
611 San Bruno Ave. East
San Bruno, CA 94066
Phone: (650) 589-5089
Fax: (650) 837-9701
This beautiful place called the South San Francisco is a great location to be at. With a commanding view of the city from the higher levels this place is best visited and a great tourist attraction too. The place is beautiful and the weather are just fine for anyone who visits the place. This city is renowned as the 'South City' and is noted as the South San Francisco Hillside Sign on the Sign Hill, the hill features large white letters that proclaim 'South San Francisco, The Industrial City' which gives the people a view of the industrial past of the city. This place is truly a great place to visit whenever present here.
This 92-foot (28 meters) tall sculpture is one of the largest aeolian harps in the world. This instrument, known to be played by the wind movement, was created by Lucia and Aristides Demetrios. Made of steel, the sculpture is 243 feet (74 meters) high and offers beautiful views of South San Francisco Bay and can be viewed from the city's airport and the East Bay. Visitors could come here on a windy day to listen to the sounds of the harp.
San Andreas Lake is a San Francisco Bay Area reservoir. The San Andreas fault, the 810 miles (1,300 km) long California earthquake fault, was actually named after this lake. San Andreas Lake was originally much smaller, but grew in size after a dam was constructed. The lake itself is closed to the public, but there are trails around the water that are perfect for biking and hiking.
The famed San Francisco Bay Discovery Site is a distinguished site in California. At this very site, explorer Gaspar de Portolà and his expedition team discovered the San Francisco Bay. The San Francisco Bay Discovery Site is designated as the California Historical Landmark and a National Historic Landmark.
Overlooking the sea, the Palmetto Avenue is the hub of all activities in the small beach city of Pacifica. Flanked by vacation resorts, hotels and several other shopping destinations, this beach-side location is full of activity during the annual Pacific Coast Fog Fest. Boasting of a wonderful climate and state-of-the-art facilities in the vicinity, the Palmetto Avenue is a happening haven for several surfers and beach lovers. A visit to the place is a must for the those who love to experience pristine sands.
The Sanchez Adobe Park is a celebrated park site and home to the Sanchez Adobe. The site is precisely situated in the Pacifia region in California. It is established over a 5 acres (2.0 hectares) land area. It was built in 1785 and carries great monumental value. The historical site stands listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is a great avenue to explore how life was at a time when California was a part of Mexico. It is a stellar ancient home and is swanked by the archaeological evidence of the Mission Dolores Outpost.
The Carolands Chateau is an integral part of Hillsborough in California. This mansion has adapted the French classical style of architectural design. Comprising splendid and aesthetically decorated rooms, it was incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
Located just a few miles south of San Francisco, Pacifica's State Beach proves that you don't have to be in southern California to enjoy a beautiful beach. Shaped like a crescent, the beach gets a little crowded on truly nice days, and combine that with vehicles, it can get a little tough to find parking. A well-known Taco Bell location lies at the south end of the beach, and the Pacifica Beach Resort stands to the west across the highway.
This state park, located on the shore line next to the San Francisco 49ers' 3Com Park, offers a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy. In addition to great views of the San Francisco Bay, it features picnic and barbecue facilities, an exercise trail and a bike trail lined with California poppies. It also has two piers available for fishing with fish-cleaning facilities. Windharp Hill, which consists of permanent metal wind chimes and harps, is what visitors usually remember about Candlestick Point. The park is popular with windsurfers (big winds, small waves) but is not recommended for beginners.
One of the most well-kept secrets of San Francisco, The Cayuga Playground is a four acre stretch of green expanse that features trails, sports facilities and lots of shade to take in the fresh air. Great for walking with pets, the park was lovingly developed by Demetrio Braceros, an ex-employee of the park. Statues, figurines and works of art made from recycled waste adorn the corners. The park is open from sunrise to sunset.
The San Mateo Arboretum Society maintains the Marion Panaretos Rose Garden, which is situated within San Mateo’s Central Park. Named after the society's founder Marion S. Panaretos, this garden is replete with more than 100 bushes of colorful red and pink roses. Besides, it also has plenty of benches and a white cabana where one can rest and observe the flowering blooms in leisure. This place is infused with tranquility and is a good spot for morning and evening walks. The San Mateo Arboretum Society also conducts rose pruning lessons at this park and publishes a newsletter regarding the optimum care of rose plants.
Located in the Santa Cruz Mountains, the Crystal Springs Reservoir consists of two artificial lakes. The Upper Crystal Springs Reservoir was formed in 1877 after a dam was completed and in in 1888 the Lower Crystal Springs Reservoir was formed after the Crystal Springs Dam was completed. The lakes are home to giant rainbow trout and bass, while the surrounding area has rare plants such as San Mateo thornmint and San Mateo Woolly Sunflowers. The reservoir is closed to the public but there are hiking trails around the water.