Join other hostel guests from around the world for a traditional American Thanksgiving dinner at the San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Hostel in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Enjoy spectacular bay views in a national park setting while feasting on turkey and all the trimmings (vegetarian dishes, too!). The dinner is served by local volunteers who want to share the spirit of Thanksgiving with travelers.
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Neighborhood festivals, kids' carnivals, monster movie marathons, Day of the Dead processions, and walking tours filled with legend and lore are just part of the Halloween fun brewing in and around San Francisco.
This summer, writer Cindy Price embarked on a whirlwind trip up the California coast from Los Angeles to San Francisco, hitting 28 taquerias in five days, on a quest for the ultimate taco.
The Cal Expo fairgrounds come alive every summer as the California State Fair becomes a "city within a city" that hosts nearly one million visitors. Folks come from near and far for the memorable delights of this 153-year-old extravaganza that includes exciting exhibits, amazing attractions, live entertainment, and the Magnificent Midway.