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Watch the Blue Angels from Angel Island

By |October 3rd, 2014|

          The Angel Island Cafe will be offering shuttle transportation to the site starting at noon on October 11th and 12th.  The United States Navy Blue Angels flying show is part of an exciting week of [...]

Camping Out On Angel Island

By |September 11th, 2014|

In the heart of the San Francisco Bay, immersed in nature and surrounded by idyllic views while offering a long list of daily activities, Angel Island is far from a one trick pony. For the active nature lovers among you, [...]

All Aboard the Ferry to Angel Island!

By |September 8th, 2014|

Situated in the center of the San Francisco Bay lies the beautiful wildlife preserve and state park that is Angel Island. In many ways, the unparalleled views and rich history put Angel Island at the Bay's heart in more than [...]

Fun and a Bit of History at Fort McDowell

By |September 4th, 2014|

In the late nineteenth century, the entirety of Angel Island was known as Fort McDowell -- a name now used exclusively for the East Garrison buildings on the island. From1898 to 1901, the garrison was used as a detention center [...]

Unwinding at the Angel Island Cantina

By |August 29th, 2014|

So you've hiked the trails, biked the roads and taken the tram on a magical history tour. No doubt a long day of nature, pictures, and the great outdoors has left you in need of a drink and [...]

All Aboard the Tram on Angel Island!

By |August 27th, 2014|

Whether a new arrival or a returning visitor to Angel Island, it is worth thinking about buying a ticket for one of the Angel Island Tram Tours. These tours offer a scenic and informative way to get a first glimpse [...]

Biking Your Way Up, Down and Around Angel Island

By |August 22nd, 2014|

It’s the dream of any biking enthusiast living in a city: the opportunity to get away and ride freely without the bustle of cars or the slalom of pedestrians around you. Angel Island offers clean air, leisurely trails and breathtaking [...]

Historical Insights at the USIS

By |August 20th, 2014|

Nestled among Angel Island’s numerous bike paths, hiking trails and breathtaking views is a unique piece of American history: The United States Immigration Station. Of course, not all pieces of antiquity are happy ones and this one offers a unique [...]

Segway Around Angel Island!

By |August 11th, 2014|

It’s no secret that Angel Island offers some of the most spectacular views of the San Francisco Bay area, in addition to some wonderful historic treasures. We’ve already talked about many of the various hikes on the island, but if [...]

Great Hikes on Angel Island

By |July 25th, 2014|

Situated in the San Francisco Bay, Angel Island is one of the best and most active ways to take in your surroundings from sea level. There are many outdoor activities to fill your day, not least of which are the [...]

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