Fun in San Francisco Day 2 Part 2: Ride the Ducks

After we finished up at the Ripley's Museum, we headed over to do a Ride the Ducks tour. M decided to step out, and not join Q and I on the tour. We arrived at the booth and discovered that there were spots available on the next tour, which left in 15 min. Perfect! No waiting meant a happy kid. We paid and bought our quackers for the trip. We had our picture taken before boarding and then … [Read more...]

Fun in San Francisco: Day 2 part 1 – Fisherman’s Wharf and the Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum

Our second full day in San Francisco, we decided to head down to the piers earlier rather than later. We figured that getting in line for the cable car would be easier the earlier we went, and the wait time would, in theory, be shorter. We had purchased 3 day passes for M and I, and as luck would have it, Q was free. It was a great way to go, as it saved us the hassle of ensuring that we had $12 … [Read more...]

Fun in San Francisco: Day 1 part 2 – the Sir Francis Drake & the Hyde St Pier

If you are just joining us, you can read about the first part of our adventure here We got down to the Hyde St Pier and decided to hit the Blue Mermaid chowder house for some, you guessed it, chowder. It was actually quite good. If you go, be sure to try the crab and corn chowder or the New England clam, my two favourites. A bit spendy, but it is like that everywhere in San Francisco, especially … [Read more...]