"The cool grey city of love." — George Sterling
In the Area
Part of a large and vibrant community, Cavallo Point is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the dynamic offerings in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. The region offers great opportunities to enjoy sightseeing, activities, performances and events. Our dedicated concierge staff is pleased to provide guests current information on the area's ever-changing roster of activities like museum exhibits; performances at the opera, theater, ballet and symphony; and more. Urban excitement is just a short distance from Cavallo Point – whether by foot, car, bike or ferry.
Award-winning Cavallo Point offers an unbeatable combination of nature, nurture, culture and adventure.
Established in 1981, the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy is the non-profit partner of the Golden Gate National Parks – dynamically working to improve the Golden Gate National Parks, their enjoyment by the visiting public and their long-term preservation.
The Parks Conservancy is the nonprofit membership organization created to:
- Preserve the Golden Gate National Parks
- Enhance the experiences of park visitors
- Build a community dedicated to conserving the parks for the future.
The Conservancy's work is undertaken with generous contributions from individual, corporate and foundation donors, as well as income earned from operating park bookstores and cafes, publishing educational materials, producing interpretive merchandise and providing park tours. Since its inception, the Parks Conservancy has provided the Golden Gate National Parks with more than $125 million in support, and is recognized as one of the largest and most effective park partners in the country.
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Calendar of Events: parksconservancy.org/calendar
The mission of the Bay Area Discovery Museum is to engage, delight and educate children through exploration of and connection with the local environment and the diverse communities that live here. It is a one-of-a-kind indoor/outdoor children's museum that offers a full range of programs for children, parents, school groups and educators. It features hands-on art, science and environmental exhibitions, performances, special events, cultural festivals and ongoing educational curricula… all with a focus on fun!
Founded in 1975, The Marine Mammal Center is a non-profit organization that rescues, rehabilitates and releases injured, sick and orphaned marine mammals (seals, sea lions, dolphins, porpoises, whales and sea otters) along a 600-mile stretch of California coastline, from Mendocino County through San Luis Obispo County. The Marine Mammal Center scientists conduct research on marine mammal disease immunology and publish research findings in leading scientific journals. The Center is the largest marine mammal facility of its kind in the world to combine animal rehabilitation with an on-site research lab, and the only one to treat between 500 and 1200 animals a year.
Located in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Headlands Institute partners with the National Park Service to provide residential environmental science education for students and educators, teen leadership programs, summer day camps for kids, and conference and retreat facilities.
Headlands Center for the Arts provides an unparalleled environment for the creative process and the development of new work and ideas. Through artists' residencies and public programs, we offer opportunities for reflection, dialogue and exchange that build understanding and appreciation for the role of art in society. Over 1,000 artists have worked with Headlands in its various programs. By facilitating interaction across traditional boundaries, Headlands works to introduce artists and audiences to new creative processes, and to broaden the range of possibilities for art's function in our society.
The mission of the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory (GGRO) is to study migrating birds of prey along the Pacific coast and to promote public awareness of the state of raptor populations. The GGRO is dedicated to the conservation of raptors and to community involvement in wildlife research. Our studies of the movements of hawks through the Golden Gate National Parks demonstrate that biological boundaries extend far beyond political boundaries.
At Muir Woods, one can see panoramic views, hike scenic trails and experience the tranquility of a climax coastal redwood forest.
Sometimes referred to as the "Jewel of the San Francisco Bay," Angel Island State Park is a great place to spend an unforgettable day. The Angel Island Association works to facilitate preservation, restoration, and interpretation of historic and natural resources, enhance visitors' experiences, and build a community to support Angel Island State Park.
Sometimes referred to as the "Jewel of the San Francisco Bay," Angel Island State Park is a great place to spend an unforgettable day.
Alcatraz offers a close-up look at the infamous penitentiary, and the site of the first lighthouse and US fort on the West Coast.
For over 140 years, Wilbur Hot Springs Hotel has been known as a place of healing and quietude. The rustic hotel and surrounding 1,800 private nature preserve is a true sanctuary for self.
These fun culinary walking tours of San Francisco now feature the San Francisco Gourmet Chocolate Tour.