San Francisco California
The Golden Gate is a steep sided channel at the entrance of San Francisco Bay
. The Golden Gate Bridge spans the harbor opening. It is one of the largest and most spectacular suspension bridges in the world, completed in 1937 at a cost of $35,500,000. The huge towers of the bridge are among the first structures seen from ships as they approach. They stand on either side of the bridge, supporting the 36.5 inch steel cables that carry the weight of the bridge.
The six lanes of traffic on Highway 101 connect San Francisco to Marin County and points north.
(Fremont) Ardenwood Historic Farm
(Sonoma) California Wine Tours & Transportation
(San Francisco) Golden Gate Bridge
(Santa Clara) Great America
(Petaluma) Marin French Cheese Factory
(Petaluma) McClelland's Two Rock Pumpkin Farm
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07/06 Coming to The San Francisco area
Arden Fair Sacramento CA March30-April18 Open the doors to Arden Fair and step inside. Here you'll find contemporary fashions, jewelry, accessories and brand name merchandise at over 165 specialty stores, plus Nordstrom's, Macy's, Sears, and JC Penney. Arden Fair also has a number of terrific restaurants, everything from fast food to fine dining. And it's completely enclosed, so it's always a comfortable 70 degrees inside no matter what it's like outside.
Santa Cruz Baroque Festival Santa Cruz CA April13-May11 A festival of baroque music.
Oakland Greek Festival Oakland CA May17-19 Wonderful aromas of Souklavia and Loukoumades waft through the air and the sounds of traditional Greek music and shouts of OPA! resonate in the hills of Oakland.
California Exposition & State Fair Sacramento CA June12-28 The Cal Expo is the site of the California State Fair. All year Satellite Wagering, Waterworld USA, Paradise Island Fun Center and an RV Park are just a few of the features of the Cal Expo.The first State Fair was held in 1854 in San Francisco at the old Music Hall. The fair offered premiums (prizes) for its competitions and included such agricultural exhibits such as 2-inch-long peanuts, 72-pound beets and a 10-pound carrot that was longer than 3 feet. Horseracing was part of that first fair and has continued to be a part of the fair ever since.
Bach Festival Carmel CA July13-27 Multiple performances of works by Bach.
Midsummer Mozart Festival San Francisco CA July18-28 Organized in 1974, the Festival is the only music festival in North America dedicated exclusively to Mozart.