Travel

San Francisco’s hidden French gem ‘Cornell Hotel De France'

If you’re the adventurous type and want a different kind of experience, perhaps off the beaten path, and have a flair for Europe, The Hotel Cornell De France is probably everything you’re looking for.

There are many great hotels in San Francisco. Some are five-star behemoths that tower over the city with great views, luxurious accommodations and modern amenities.

But these aren’t your only choices, especially if you are visiting at busy time in the season, like I did, or there is a great big convention in town and your favorite chain is booked solid.

CA staycation with 'Madame Tussauds' and 'The Dungeon' in San Francisco

San Francisco's Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.

I recently visited San Francisco and found a few things that I enjoyed, but would have missed had my perceptions of the dense tourist laden Fisherman’s Wharf proven true.

Some people like to get away and take a vacation in their own state; it saves not only money but time.