Fort Point National Historic Site - Featured on RueBaRue. Dubbed “the Gibralter of the West Coast,” Fort Point National Historic Site is a military fort from 1861, built to protect San Francisco from Confederate warships during the Civil War.
Have Gun-Will Travel 1957-1963 Professional gunfighter Paladin was a West Point graduate who settled into San Francisco's Hotel Carlton and awaited responses to his business card "Have Gun, Will Travel-Wire Paladin, San Francisco."For$1,000, would leave his well-appointed suite in San Francisco's Hotel Carlton to pursue whatever mission of mercy or justice a client commissioned. He travels all over the West assisting clients in need of a bodyguard,detective,bounty hunter,courier or arbiter.
This amazing classic photograph, taken in 1906 by G.K. Gilbert, shows the Point Reyes Station in Marin County, in the wake of the San Francisco earthquake. (Click on the photo to see a much larger version.)
Trains! Boats! Bikes! Horses! The town of Tiburon has it all (even if “Blackie” the horse is actually a bronze statue). Located on a peninsula that points south toward San Francisco, there are spectacular water views from almost any point in Tiburon or its sister town of Belvedere. It may be a quick drive from SF, but a visit to this tourist-friendly Marin town almost always feels like a...