Jul 16

While planning for a holiday trip the choice of destination, simply relies on the type of attractions, fun, adventure you will get the opportunity to encounter. For making preference at first select San Bruno holiday destination for the completely budget friendly trip. Moreover the city is very active in terms of improving the tourist attractions and constantly working hard to satisfy every individual by presenting inspiring sites in this city.

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Surely San Bruno city has something special to see and experience that every tourist dreamed while planning for a holiday destination. You might like to visit the city with your friends or with your family to appreciate the regular magnificence. There are numerous interesting places in San Bruno to visit and explore.

As per the United States Census Bureau, the total area covered by the city was 5.5 square miles. The city spreads from the for the most part level marshes close San Francisco Bay into the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, which ascend to more than 600 feet above ocean level in Crestmoor and more than 700 feet above ocean level in Portola Highlands. San Bruno City Hall sits on an official rise of 41 feet above ocean level. Weather in San Bruno is the Mediterranean climate and because of this the city will let you enjoy cool, dry summer with wet winters.

In your holiday time in San Bruno, don’t miss to visit the world’s most stunning bridge Golden Gate Bridge. Because of which the bridge has become one of the most internationally recognized symbols of San
Franciso, California and the United States. The bridge is also being announced one of the Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers. The beautiful bridge was designed by Charles Alton Ellis and the construction was in early 1933 and took almost four years and finally was opened for visitors by 1937. Golden Gate ridge is also a favorite spot among the tourist for the best photography. The Marin Headlands is predominant spot for photos of the Golden Gate Bridge. It is a piece of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. You can likewise extend your legs on the Bay Trail. Take the Sausalito way out traveling North on Highway 101. You can get to the Marin Headlands by turning west and intersection under the interstate.
The Golden Gate Bridge offers new compositions everyday. Drama exists between the Earth and skies, the ocean fog and Bay, and the Bridge and San Francisco skyline. The warm orange color of the Bridge reflects the color of the landscape and contrasts the coolness of a blue sky. The last golden light of day casts its glow on top the Bridge and San Francisco. The twilight sky can turn pastel colors before sunset. The Golden Gate Bridge offers new organizations ordinary. Dramatization exists between the Earth and skies, the sea mist and Bay, and the Bridge and San Francisco skyline. The warm orange shading of the Bridge mirrors the shading of the scene and complexities the coolness of a blue sky. The last brilliant light of day throws its sparkle on top the Bridge and San Francisco.

In a San Bruno city you will get the countless happiness while experiencing city’s top attractions, arrange your accommodation at San Bruno hotels Howard Johnson for a comfortable stay. Visit this spot to encounter its way of life and society.

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Jul 01

San Bruno, California is one of the most loved occasion destinations among the shopping mates and vacationers. Most of the holiday planner around the world do advance planning to visit this spot to find all the top malls in San Bruno and other than this to appreciate lovely landscapes, rich natural life, and vivid society.

Small size city San Bruno is located in San Mateo County, California, United States. SAn Bruo Top Shopping Centers in San BrunoAccording to the United States Census Bureau the recorded zone secured by San Bruno is 5.5 square miles. The atmosphere in Bruno is mellow Mediterranean atmosphere which is unquestionably not same as different urban areas, so you can appreciate variety in atmosphere like dry, cool, dry summer and with a chill, wet winters.

Here is the list of some most visited Shopping Centers in San Bruno:

The Shops at Tanforan: The Shops at Tanforan is a redeveloped, provincial shopping center in San Bruno, California. Pleasant, clean and well maintained mall is appreciated by many of the visitors for presenting a variety of shops with a unique name that might have never seen before, along with types of food counters arranged at every floor to make your unit shopping Stress less. One place with a number of shops will you very good chance to make a choice from huge collections. The Shops at Tanforan mall is very close to International Airport of San Francisco. For new look and design the complex has been going under the construction and was reopened for the visitors in the year of 2005.

San Bruno Bayhill Shopping Center: At San Bruno Bayhill Shopping Center you will get to experience good number to top grocery stores. Other than this San Bruno Bayhill Shopping Center is covered with types of restaurants, some professional offices and retail market. Also people who are crazy about the games can have wonderful experience going to Quiznos, CVS and Starbucks. Juice center here are also pretty famous among the visitors.

Buri-Buri Shopping Center: Buri-Buri Shopping Center is another mall in San Bruno. Located in between South San Francisco and Westborough near to Red Arrow Mobile Home Park. Explore more about one of the famous Buri-Buri Shopping Center by visiting during your trip to San Bruno, California.

St. Francis Square Mall: St. Francis Square Mall is one of the most visited shopping center and have become the heart of heart of Ortigas Center. You will come to know more about St. Francis Square Mall once you will visit the place to experience the best shopping.

There are number of excellent Shopping Centers that offer special discounts. Make an holiday planning to explore more such shopping centers located in San Bruno and you will have to make sure you are at a right place to complete your entire shopping at your budget.

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Jun 16

Junipero Serra Park is situated behind the cities of Millbrae and San Bruno. The Park affords a spectacular panorama of the Bay Area with unmatchable views to San Bruno Mountain, San Francisco Airport, San Francisco Bay and Mount Diablo. Visitors are drawn to the Oak Foothill plant community, spring wildflowers, El Zanjon Creek, and the peaceful retreat the area affords from surrounding urban development. There are many things to do in Junipero Serra Park. A small visitor center is located at the Park Headquarters. It has exhibits which show the various habitats contained within the Park.

An overlook near the Park Headquarters provides and unequaled view of South San Francisco and San Bruno Mountain. Meadow View Playground re-opened in 2009 after extensive renovations. The new playground provides kids spectacular 54-foot-long double slides and several climbing structures: a large cable net play structure, a smaller climbing apparatus, and climbing boulders. Positioned near the top of the park, adjacent Buckeye and Meadow View picnic areas and the Bay View Shelter, this area offers a unique view of the bay with a bird’s eye view of landings and take-offs at San Francisco International Airport. The Quail Loop Trail (1.2 miles), leads the visitor through a changing panorama of habitats from the creek, through the woods and to the open grasslands. The self-guided Live Oak Nature Trail (.3 mile) offers short interpretive loop along the park’s lower north-facing slope. A Live Oak Nature Trail Interpretive Guide is available. Several drop-in picnic sites are located throughout the park.

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Junipero Serra Park Facilities

In addition to its several drop-in family picnic areas, Junipero Serra Park also provides three group picnic areas, two shelter picnic areas, and two youth day camp areas that are available by reservation year-round. Reservations for day camp sites must be made by phoning the reservations desk. Sites are booked for the entire day. Fees are charged for using these areas. Vehicle fees are also charged at the gatehouse.

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Trails lead the visitor through a changing panorama of habitats from the creek, through the woods and to the open grasslands. Learn more about Junipero Serra Park’s trails. Observe all trail signs and posted speed limits. Bicycles and motorized vehicles are not allowed off designated paved areas. Please respect your fellow trail users and follow the trail etiquette guidelines for safe and courteous trail use.

Junipero Serra Park Natural Features

The 108 acre site, set in the bayside foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, is just east of San Andreas Reservoir. Geologically, the knoll that comprises the park is one quarter of a north-facing end slope of a ridge that was quarried over a 40-year time period for its Franciscan Sandstone. The park is bounded on its eastern side by the Serra Fault, while the much larger San Andreas Fault lies ¼ mile to west.These communities are well suited to the climate, soils and topography of the area.Common trees to be found in the park are the Coast Live Oak, Arroyo Willow, California Bay Laurel, Madrone, California Buckeye and the introduced Eucalyptus, Monterey Cypress and Monterey Pine.

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Apr 08

There are many attractions available in and around San Bruno and below you’ll find two of our guest favorites:

The De Young Museum

The De Young museum already built previously in 1895 but it was again rebuilt in 2005. The de Young museum features American, African and Oceanic art from the 17th through the 21st centuries. Originally built in Golden Gate park in 1895, the re-opening showcases integration of architecture and natural landscape within the museum grounds. The showcases consists of Modern and Contemporary art, International Textiles and Costumes, Decorative Arts and Crafts, Priceless collections of American Art, 6th visited art museum in North America. The de Young Museum is located in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, where it was originally a Fine Arts Museum constructed for the California Midwinter International Exposition of 1894. After undergoing sever damage from the 1906 and 1989 earthquakes, a newly rebuilt de Young Museum, designed by the Swiss architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron, opened in 2005. This new design allows you to take a stroll through the sculpture garden of historic elements from the previous de Young structure. The ninth-floor Observation Level of the de Young’s Hamon Tower offers breathtaking 360-degree views of San Francisco and the Pacific Ocean.

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The day of opening is Tuesdays to Sundays where the time is 9:30 am to 5:15 pm. The museum timing from late March to November is 8:45 pm. It is closed Monday. There is new exhibition going on which started from January 17, 2015 by Janet Delaney: South of Market. The last date of the exhibition is July 19, 2015. This exhibition is particularly relevant to the Bay Area, relating the history of the San Francisco neighborhoods through time via photographs from the 1970’s-80. After witnessing the displacement of poor and elderly residents residing in a hotel in the South of Market neighborhood through demolition during a period of redevelopment, Janet Delaney was moved to document the effects.

Ghirardelli Square

Behind Aquatic park is where you’ll find Ghirardelli Square. This attraction is a nice romantic area to walk about to go shopping for souvenoirs. You can prefer a nice dinner with the view of the San Francisco Bay, and to go for a pleasant walk along the shores. You can take Picture here with the view of the Square from the shores. There are many restaurants available here in which few of best are McCormick and Culettos, a nice touristy restaurant where you can eat Cioppino (a San Franciscan Italian Dish) with Sourdough bread and enjoy an amazing view of the Bay. During May, you’ll see many young teenagers dressed up as this is the time of the Senior and Junior Proms, high school traditions where kids dress up and go out dancing. Know more about Ghirardelli Square.

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Around Xmas time, it is beautifully lit up with colored lights and decorations. The peaceful brick walkways are wonderfully designed and if you have a sweet tooth can get in the long lines with tourists to purchase one of the various chocolate ice cream dishes they serve there. On Sunday afternoons and late mornings, you may come across a group of Caribbean Looking fellows spontaneously meeting to provide some nice bongo latin percussion. You can also go to the Buena Vista bar, incidentally two movies were filmed in that bar, “When A Man Loves a Woman” where Meg Ryan’s character meets Andy Garcia, and “Your, Mine, and Ours” where the widower man play by Henry Fonda with 8 children goes on a date with the widowed woman he met on Alameda Base (Lucille Ball) for a drink. There are lots of things to do in and around this area.

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Mar 25

Check out the parks and trails in and around San Bruno.

Sawyer Camp Trail

The Sawyer Camp Trail is a segment of the larger Crystal Springs Regional Trail and is designated for bicyclists, hikers, joggers and equestrians. The best known trail in San Mateo County, Sawyer Camp is about six miles in length, so come and enjoy the hiking and biking.

Junipero Serra Park

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Junipero Serra Park is offering panoramic views of the Bay area; Junipero Serra Park features a large playground, picnic areas and hiking trails. The 108 acre park is home to several species of native trees and wildflowers as well as an abundance of wildlife. This place is exactly for wildlife lovers.

Crystal Springs Walking Trail

The Crystal Springs Walking Trail is a part of the larger Crystal Springs Regional Trail designated for hikers, joggers and equestrians. The trail offers views of the Upper Crystal Springs Reservoir and connects several other trails in the area. The place is so beautiful that you can’t ignore while in San Bruno.

San Bruno Mountain

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San Bruno Mountain is one of the United States’ largest urban open spaces where it spread in 3,300 acres of undeveloped land atop the mountain are most frequented for hiking and sightseeing. Search for more San Bruno Mountain.

San Bruno City Park

The largest park in San Bruno, San Bruno City Park features three baseball diamonds, tennis courts, a recreation center and a senior center. The park also offers several play areas and a city pool.

Commodore Park

One of San Bruno’s larger city parks, Commodore Park offers a baseball field, picnic areas, barbecue pits and play areas. The park also features a fully enclosed exercise area for dogs.

City Of San Bruno Free Concerts in the Park

In warm weather, San Bruno City Park features its City of San Bruno Free Concerts in the Park series. Performing in the Rotary Pavilion, live brands bring a variety of music to the park including country, Motown, swing and rock.

Centennial Way Trail

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The Centennial Way Trail is a three-mile, Class I bicycle and pedestrian trail. Built on the land above the Bay Area’s underground rail system, the trail runs from South San Francisco to San Bruno.

San Bruno Point Park

Serene Ocean views await guests of San Bruno Point Park. Hiking is a popular area pastimen, along with fishing. Make use of the outdoor grill and benches for a picnic lunch.

Julius Kahn Playground

Having been recently refurbished, the Julius Kahn Playground provides a safe, fun environment for children to play. There is also a clubhouse on site which allows families to get out of the sun on a hot day.

Mills Creek Canyon Park

Take in the natural wonder of Burlingame, California at Mills Creek Canyon Park. The trails pave the way through majestic trees, grassy meadows, streams, and grasslands filled with wild growth and wilderness.

Burlingame Dog Exercise Park

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Burlingame Dog Exercise Park is the place to go with man’s best friend in California. Gated parks for both small and large dogs allow for a more personal play place fit for all breeds, completed with benches and water fountains.

San Bruno Mountain State & County Park

Offering easy hiking trails and walking paths, as well as places to sit and relax in the great outdoors, San Bruno Mountain State & County Park consists of rugged terrain over 2,326 acres with incredible views.

Cuernavaca Park

Bring the family to play on the edges of the Bay at Cuernavaca Park in Burlingame, California. Enjoy baseball, softball, and basketball alongside the children’s play area with a spectacular view.

Washington Park

The first park established in Burlingame, these grounds hold both recreational and historical significance. A baseball facility dating back to the 1930′s and beautiful towering trees from the original estate grounds bring antiquity to the playgrounds and picnic areas.

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