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Mt. Livermore: History, Hiking & Happy Hour

By |September 11th, 2015|

Whether you're looking to have a moderate, well-balanced active day hiking or you are looking for something to do that the whole family can enjoy, hiking Mount Livermore is a fun and priceless activity that will let you see a full 360 [...]

10 Things to Remember to Bring on the 4th of July

By |July 1st, 2015|

America's independence day celebration is right around the corner, and although I have seen firework shows for over 20+ years in my short life on this memorable day, I feel as if I always seem to forget some of the [...]

Segway Saturdays: The Views, the History, the Experience

By |June 20th, 2015|

Being the the middle of the San Francisco Bay on an island is an extraordinary sight, especially having the opportunity to see a 360° view of the bay on a full island tour via Segway. It's without a [...]

3 Reasons Why You Have to Visit the Angel Island Cantina this Summer

By |June 10th, 2015|

One of the best times to visit the island is when the Angel Island Cantina is open on the sunny weekends of June-October. The Cantina not only pleases your taste buds with its made to order, fresh ingredients and secret [...]

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 [...]

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