What’s the best way to explore the vibrant, historic city of San Francisco? You could rent a car and meander around, stopping at places that interest you, a viable option if you have days or weeks to explore and have enough knowledge to stay away from dangerous areas. Or you could sign up for a […]
Privately Tour San Francisco the Right Way Time is money. It’s why companies charge for their services, why we all choose to take only certain amounts of time off (and no longer), and why direct flights are better than multiple connections. We all want to make the most of our time, so we pay more […]
Why Did The Name of the Majestic Yosemite Hotel Change…Again? “The Majestic or The Ahwahnee—you know, that nice hotel in the Valley”—is how many conversations about reserving a luxury hotel in Yosemite Valley begin.
Do You Know Where to Visit On A San Francisco Layover? Just over 100 years ago, men and women, except in their minds, were unable to fly anywhere. Think about that. To go anywhere in the world, whether overseas or a few American states over, we had to ride in a horse and carriage or […]
Does The Guest Know More About Yosemite Than An Expert Guide? The customer is always right. We agree in the general concept—to keep the customer’s needs first, always. It’s a belief that the customer knows what’s best for the customer. This idea is important for every business, of course, and for most industries it holds […]
Where Can I Safely Hike in Yosemite in Winter? Each year, 4-5 million people visit Yosemite National Park, the majority of them in the summer. Sometimes it seems they’re all there at once. In the winter, the park is downright serene by comparison; it’s a time when you can actually hear a symphony of the […]
Top Sights in Yosemite’s High Country Did you know there is much more to Yosemite National Park than the often-visited Valley? Unfortunately, a good portion of the tourism community ignores everything in the park but the Valley.
Imagine the effort and struggle it took for horses to haul heavy loads up and down the steep and winding streets of San Francisco in the 19th century. Based on the conveyance systems in mines, inventor Andrew Smith Hallidie patented a cable system in 1861. It took 12 years for the first system to be […]