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CNN – 10 Secrets Of The Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge - San Francisco, California

By: Katia Hetter
October 3, 2018

San Francisco (CNN) — An icon of the San Francisco Bay Area, the Golden Gate Bridge is more than a means for drivers to cross between the city of San Francisco and Marin County to the north.

A grand presence in California since it first opened after four years of construction in 1937 at a cost of $27 million, the bridge has made its appearance in film (“The Maltese Falcon” and “Invasion of the Body Snatchers”) and poetry (“The Changing Light” by beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti) and contributed to local folklore.

Vogue Paris – The Ultimate California Road Trip: Where To Go, What To See

Inn at the Presidio Front Entrance

San Francisco
The city by the bay is the most convenient place to start or end your trip, depending on which way you’re driving the coast. The most metropolitan city in California, there is a lot to see and do here, so if you’ve never been before, I’d allow at least two days, especially if California cuisine is high on your to-do list.

Departures – The Best Boutique Hotels in San Francisco

Inn at the Presidio Featured In Departures Magazine

The Bay Area’s hotel surge isn’t stopping anytime soon. Here, our favorites of the new and not-so-old.

Inn at the Presidio
For a less urban option, book a two-room King Suite at this 26-room inn located in the area’s forested parkland. With its 24 miles of hiking trails, 25 miles of biking trails, and an 18-hole golf course, the park feels like an extension of the Georgian revival-style inn, which features country-style décor and views of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Fodor’s Travel – Inn at the Presidio

Inn at the Presidio Fire Pit

Built in 1903 and opened as a hotel in 2012, this two-story, Georgian Revival–style building served as officers’ quarters in military days past and now has 26 guest rooms—17 of them suites–decked out in handsome furnishings.

Air Canada enRoute – San Francisco City Guide

Suite at Inn at the Presidio

Where to Stay

For a family-friendly getaway
The inn’s main building is an old military officers’ quarters that underwent an expensive conversion in 2012, transforming the 1903 Georgian Revival building into a luxury lodge with 22 spacious guestrooms.