Thanks to all, so far. I just decided this morning to make the SF stop--that will be Feb 25-27.
I probably should have mentioned that I own a Joe Appaloosa (so there IS Rivendell content) and just love it. The group here, as well as my calls to Riv, helped me with my decision last April and I appreciated all the input. I do like the idea of staying in SF and doing some hikes there (and the Sutro Baths look interesting). It makes a good use of time. I went to Muir Woods years ago and was just awed by the experience. Roberta On Monday, February 12, 2018 at 9:43:26 PM UTC-5, Jim M. wrote: > To paraphrase: Walnut Creek is a nice place to live, but I wouldn't want > to visit there (other than Riv, and there are a lot of nice hikes on and > around Diablo if you want to see Riv's roots). If you want to visit Muir > Woods, you now need to make parking reservations or a shuttle reservation. > See the Muir Woods website for instructions. > > One outing that I highly recommend is walking around the Presidio to see > their Andy Goldsworthy collection. They give guided hikes on Saturdays, for > which you need reservations, but there is a map here to guide your own walk: > > https://www.presidio.gov/places-internal/Shared%20Documents/Goldsworthy-Brochure.pdf > > jim m > walnut creek, ca > > On Monday, February 12, 2018 at 5:14:58 PM UTC-8, REC wrote: >> >> If this is too off topic, I'm sure the moderator will delete. I know a >> lot of you live in the area and would love your input. >> >> Since I'll be flying from PA to S. CA at the end of the month for >> business, I decided to stop in San Francisco to visit Rivendell. I'll be >> arriving on a Sunday about noon, and leaving Tuesday, probably on a 5pm >> flight out. I'll be flying into SFO, and I can fly out of either SFO or >> Oakland airport, whichever makes most sense with my schedule. I'll be >> renting a car, because I'll need it for some of the trip, but I have no >> issues using BART when that is more practical. I'll be staying in >> Emeryville and that would be my first stop, so I could drop off my bags. >> >> I'm planning on visiting Golden Gate Park (conservancy of flowers, Art >> Museum) , take a walk in Muir Woods, perhaps Alcatraz, Fisherman's Wharf, >> and visit Rivendell. My tastes are more toward nature and museums, but I >> love the get a feel of the area, so I'd probably just want to "walk around" >> but I'm not sure where. I'm open to all suggestions on what to see, when >> to see it, and how to maximize my time. >> >> So, with two half days and one full day, are there any suggestions on how >> to split my time, especially when it comes to potentially getting caught in >> traffic? Perhaps Muir Woods on Sunday, SF on Monday? What is the traffic >> like--would SF be better on a Sunday (or twice)? I figure 1/2 day at Riv >> for the drive up and back and "visit." or should I see what Walnut Creek >> has to offer? It's probably been 25 years since I've been to SF area. >> >> And, no, I won't be doing any biking. >> >> Thanks, >> Roberta >> > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/rbw-owners-bunch. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.