Downtown - Miller and Throckmorton Ave.
The town square centers around a former railroad depot. Excellent walking village with over 50 stores, antique shops, bookstores, boutiques and galleries. At the base of Mt. Tam this European style village boasts numerous restaurants and cafes.
Main St., Ark Row, Tiburon Blvd.
Three blocks of waterfront shopping and dining.
Golden Gate Bridge
Box 9000, Presidio Station, San Francisco
The east walkway is open to pedestrians from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., to cyclists from 5 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.. The west walkway is open to cyclists from 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and closed to pedestrians. On weekends, the west walkway is open exclusively for cyclists from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. and closed to pedestrians. The east walkway is open to pedestrians and closed to cyclists.
Angel Island State Park
Take the short ferry ride from just outside the hotel to this popular island park in the center of San Francisco Bay. There are views all around and the park boasts picnic areas, hiking and biking trails as well as small beaches for swimming and wading. Several first come, first serve slips are available for boaters and a small cafe is open on weekends and daily during the summer.
Bay Area Discovery Museum
557 East Fort Baker, Sausalito (at the Northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge)
This hands-on interactive learning center encourages young people to discover through play. A crawl-through underwater sea tunnel and life-size discovery boat are among the exhibits that aid visitors in discovering the natural wonders of the San Francisco Bay.
The Marine Mammal Center
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Richardson Bay Audubon Center and Sanctuary
415.388.2524 fax 415.388.0717
376 Greenwood Beach Road (off Tiburon Blvd.), Tiburon
A variety of birds and other animals make their home at this 11-acre sanctuary on Richardson Bay. One of the only remaining unaltered bay wetlands, the refuge is an excellent place to observe migrating waterfowl and shore birds. The center also offers educational programs and a self-guided nature trail.
Science Discovery Workshop
Marin Headlands-Fort Cronkite, Bldg. 1060, Sausalito
Hands-on science workshops are available for young people, parents and school groups. Children learn how to turn recycled material into a radio or a scientific model.