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Staff Picks


Cruise into the New Year

As 2016 comes to a close, it is time to start planning for New Year’s Eve! Read more

Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Victorian Holiday Party

A Victorian Christmas Party

Picture yourself walking down the snowy streets of Victorian London on a beautiful Christmas Eve. Read more

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Fantastic Fish Tacos

If you are looking for a fish taco that has been rated as one of the top 10 spots in the Bay Area, you should definitely check out Garaje. Read more

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Hut, Hut, Hike!

Die hard football fans will surely enjoy spending an afternoon rooting on the San Francisco 49ers at their beautiful new home field - Levi’s Stadium. Read more

Reading Bug Childrens Bookstore

Catch the Reading Bug

Families looking for an imaginative day full of books, toys, and playful adventures will definitely want to make time for The Reading Bug bookstore. Read more

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Come Float With Us

Life has a tendency to move so fast sometimes,  it is nearly impossible to find a moment of peace and relaxation. Read more

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All That Jazz!

Savanna Jazz is a cool and laid play jazz club that anyone who is a fan of jazz or even just live music will enjoy. Every night, the club offers live jazz performances to go along with their signature cocktails, beer, and wine. Read more

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Take Time for Wine | Wineries Near San Carlos Hotel

If you are looking for some fun on your weekend stay at Hotel Lia this summer, you might want to stop by the Russian Ridge Winery Tasting Room. The warm and welcoming tasting room is open weekly on Friday nights from 5PM-9PM and Saturdays and Sunday Read more

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The San Carlos Museum | Near San Carlos Hotel

San Carlos is a little Californian suburb with a big history. If you enjoy learning about history, then the San Carlos Museum of History is just for you. Located in downtown San Carlos, less than ten minutes from our San Carlos hotel, a day at the mu Read more

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April is for Art

Interested in world-class art? Then, it’s time to get collegiate at Stanford University. Home to five thousand years of art history and a diverse collection that spans the globe, the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford is just a twenty-minute drive from our San Carlos hotel. Read more

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Ready to Take Flight

Are you a history buff? Well then a visit to the Hiller Aviation Museum will make your heart soar with happiness. Dedicated to the dreams of flight, innovation, and adventure, the museum showcases aviation history dating back as far as 1869. Located Read more

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Catch the Classics

Even if you’re only in town for a night or two, it’s worth penciling in an evening at the Stanford Theatre in Palo Alto, a fantastic piece of history that’s like taking a cinematic trip back through time. Located just fifteen minutes from our San Carlos hotel, the theater specializes in old Hollywood classics, which visitors can enjoy in the authentic Art Deco atmosphere of the historic theater, which is complete with a pipe organ built into the stage that plays before shows and during intermission   Read more