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San Francisco is the fourth most populous city in California and the 12th most populous city in the United States, with a 2008 estimated population of 808,976. The only consolidated city-county in California, it encompasses a land area of 46.7 square miles (121 km2) on the northern end of the San Francisco Peninsula, making it the second-most densely populated large city (greater than 200,000 population) in the United States. San Francisco is also the financial, cultural, and transportation center of the larger San Francisco Bay Area, a region of 7.4 million people.

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In 1776, the Spanish established a fort at the Golden Gate and a mission named for Francis of Assisi on the site. The California Gold Rush in 1848 propelled the city into a period of rapid growth, increasing the population in one year from 1,000 to 25,000, and thus transforming it into the largest city on the West Coast at the time. After three-quarters of the city was destroyed by the 1906 earthquake and fire, San Francisco was quickly rebuilt, hosting the Panama-Pacific International Exposition nine years later. During World War II, San Francisco was the port of embarkation for service members shipping out to the Pacific Theater. After the war, the confluence of returning servicemen, massive immigration, liberalizing attitudes, and other factors led to the Summer of Love and the gay rights movement, cementing San Francisco as a center of liberal activism in the United States.

Today, San Francisco is a popular international tourist destination, renowned for its chilly summer fog, steep rolling hills, eclectic mix of Victorian and modern architecture and its famous landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, the cable cars, and Chinatown. The city is also a principal banking and finance center, and the home of over 30 international financial institutions, helping to make San Francisco fifteenth in the world's list of cities by GDP and eighth in the United States.

Mithila Hotel B&B, San Francisco
The Mithila Hotel is positioned in downtown San Francisco, Calif., in the lower Nob Hill area. The cable car lines are located four blocks from the hotel. Chinatown, Union Square and the Theater District are less than one mile away. This European-style hotel is a family-owned operation established in 1920 and restored in 1998. The hotel maintains its original ceiling moldings and marble flooring. Complimentary continental breakfasts are served each morning in the reception area. Wireless Internet access is available for a fee. A concierge and 24-hour front desk are located in the hotel lobby. On-site parking and airport shuttle service, which runs every half hour, are available to guests for a fee.
The Inn San Francisco B&B
The Inn San Francisco is located in a historic neighborhood in San Francisco, Calif., away from the hustle and bustle of downtown, yet easily accessible via public transportation. This bed and breakfast is surrounded by the colorful neighborhoods of Noe Valley, Castro Street, Civic Center and South of Market. Twin Peaks, Cathedral Hill, City Hall, Union Square, the Financial District and the Bay Bridge are visible from the rooftop sun deck. he San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is two miles away. The Inn San Francisco is located in a gracious three-story 1872 Victorian mansion. A complimentary breakfast buffet, including eggs, cold cuts, quiche, cheese, muffins, cereal, bread and fruit, is served daily in the double parlors. 
San Luis Obispo is a city in California, located roughly midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on the Central Coast. The city, referred to locally as "SLO","SLOTOWN" and "San Luis", is the county seat of San Luis Obispo County and is adjacent to California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly). Founded in 1772, San Luis Obispo is one of Californiaís oldest communities. San Luis Obispo is on the West Coast of the United States and in the Central Coast of California. The Pacific Ocean is only about 12 miles (19 km) west of San Luis Obispo. The Santa Lucia Mountains lie just east of San Luis Obispo.

San Luis Obispo is a seismically active area; there are a number of nearby faults including the San Andreas Fault. The Nine Sisters are a string of hills that partially run through San Luis Obispo. They are geologically noteworthy for being volcanic plugs. Six of the nine peaks are open to the public for recreation.

The Madonna Inn is a famous local landmark. Established by Alex Madonna in 1958, the inn is famously eccentric. The Fremont Theater, a historic Art Deco theater from the 1940s, still plays first run movies on the huge screen. Murals adorn the walls of the main theater while neon swirls light the ceiling. Another destination is Bubblegum Alley. Since about 1960, people have been sticking their chewed gum on the walls of this alley. The doctor's office on the corner of Santa Rosa and Pacific streets is one of very few commercial buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. San Luis also has a Carnegie Library which is now home to the San Luis Obispo County Historical Museum.

Garden Street Inn San Luis Obispo
The Garden Street Inn Bed and Breakfast in downtown San Luis Obispo, California welcomes you. The grace and simplicity of yesteryear prevail at this 1887 Italianate/Queen Anne home lovingly restored in 1990. Innkeeper Rita Personett and her attentive staff warmly welcome you. The Garden Street Inn is the only lodging in heart of the old-fashioned downtown San Luis Obispo, one of the nation's prized California communities - near Edna Valley Wine Country and the historic 1772 Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. Spacious outside decks and the well-stocked Goldtree Library add to guest enjoyment. You are only a short drive from Hearst Castle, Pismo Beach, Morro Bay and artistic Cambria. Golf, tennis, biking and hiking opportunities abound.
Santa Barbara is a city in Santa Barbara County, California, United States. Situated on an east-west trending section of coastline, the longest such section on the West Coast of the United States, the city lies between the steeply-rising Santa Ynez Mountains and the sea. Santa Barbara's climate is often described as Mediterranean, and the city is sometimes referred to as the "American Riviera." As of the census of 2000, the city had a population of 92,325 while the contiguous urban area, which includes the cities of Goleta and Carpinteria, along with the unincorporated regions of Isla Vista, Montecito, Mission Canyon, Hope Ranch, Summerland, and others, had an approximate population of 220,000.

In addition to being a popular tourist and resort destination, the city has a robust economy which includes a large service sector, education, technology, health care, finance, agriculture, manufacturing, and local government. In 2004, the service sector accounted for fully 35% of local employment. Education in particular is well-represented, with five institutions of higher learning on the south coast (the University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara City College, Westmont College, Antioch University, and the Brooks Institute of Photography.) The Santa Barbara Airport serves the city, as does Amtrak. U.S. Highway 101 connects the Santa Barbara area with Los Angeles to the south and San Francisco to the north. Behind the city, in and beyond the Santa Ynez Mountains, is the Los Padres National Forest, which contains several remote wilderness areas.

Casa Del Mar Inn B&B, Santa Barbara
Beautiful, easygoing, and basking in year-round sunshine, beachside Santa Barbara is the hub of a large and spectacular coastal California county. The rich Spanish heritage is evident in the city's distinctive architecture, the cobbled pathways, red tile roofs, and mission-style adobes. Restaurants in the area offer creative, mouth-watering cuisine, prepared with fresh local produce and paired with superb vintages from the Santa Barbara Wine Country. Casa Del Mar - your "House by the Sea" - is a fitting name for the charming, Mediterranean-style inn located just steps from the soft sands of the blue Pacific. Lush, flowering gardens and meandering pathways surround twenty-one rooms and suites, along with a relaxing courtyard Jacuzzi and sun deck. 
Santa Clara, California, founded in 1777 and incorporated in 1852, is a city in Santa Clara County, in the U.S. state of California. The city is the site of the eighth of 21 California missions, Mission Santa Clara de Asís, and was named after the mission. The Mission and Mission Gardens are located on the grounds of Santa Clara University.

Santa Clara is located in the center of Silicon Valley, and is home to the headquarters of Intel, Applied Materials, Sun Microsystems, NVIDIA, Agilent Technologies, and many other high-tech companies. It is home to both Mission College and Santa Clara University, the latter being the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of California.

Santa Clara is also home to Great America, an amusement park operated by Cedar Fair, L.P. The San Francisco 49ers NFL football team has its headquarters and practice facilities in Santa Clara. On Wednesday, November 8, 2006, the 49ers announced their intention to move the team to Santa Clara, after negotiations failed with the city of San Francisco to build a new stadium.

Madison Street Inn B&B, Santa Clara
Situated in Santa Clara, the heart of Silicon Valley, the Madison Street Inn is just 10 minutes front the San Jose Airport and 15 minutes from San Jose and the Convention Center. The Madison Street Inn has an excellent reputation for a superb breakfast. The inn has 6 rooms (4 with private bathrooms, 2 that share). The inn is set in 1/3 acre of landscaped garden around a beautiful pool and hot tub area. Guests to the Madison Street Inn enjoy a cozy, warm environment with great food!
Sonoma is a historically significant city in Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County, California, USA, surrounding its historic town plaza, a remnant of the town's Spanish colonial past. Sonoma today is a center of wine industry for the Sonoma Valley AVA Appellation, as well as the home of the nationally recognized Sonoma Valley Film Festival. Sonoma's population was 9,128 as of the 2000 census. Sonoma was the capital of the short-lived California Republic.

El Pueblo de Sonoma was laid out in the standard form of a Mexican town, centered around the largest plaza in California, 8 acres in size. This plaza is surrounded by many historical buildings, including the Mission San Francisco Solano, Captain Salvador Vallejo's Casa Grande, the Presidio of Sonoma, the Blue Wing Inn, the Sebastiani Theatre, and the Toscano Hotel. In the middle of the plaza, Sonoma's early 20th-century city hall, at the plaza's center and still in use, was designed and built with four identical sides in order not to offend the merchants on any one side of the plaza. The plaza is a National Historic Landmark and still serves as the town's focal point, hosting many community festivals and drawing tourists all year round. There are approximately thirty restaurants in the plaza area, including Italian, Irish, Mexican, Portuguese, Mediterranean, Himalayan, and French. It provides a central tourist attraction. It is also the location of the Farmer's Market, held every Tuesday evening from April to October.

Inn At Sonoma - A Four Sisters Inn
Fall in love with the quiet pace, beautiful vistas and fabulous food and wine of the Sonoma Valley. Coupled with a year-round temperate climate, this is a wonderful place to explore - no matter what the season. Conveniently located just two blocks from the historic Sonoma Plaza, the Inn at Sonoma is the perfect destination for your Wine Country visit. This Four Sisters Inn blends the modern luxuries and sophisticated services of a boutique hotel with the traditional amenities and architecture of a B & B. 
St. Helena is a city in Napa County, California, United States. It is part of the Napa, California Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its area code 707. Its zip code is 94574. It is in the Pacific time zone. The population was 5,950 at the 2000 census.

Ellen White, co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, had a home called "Elmshaven" near St. Helena, beginning in 1900. She died there in 1915 and the site is now a National Historic Landmark. The St. Helena AVA is in the region.

Ambrose Bierce House B&B, St Helena
Ambrose Bierce House B&B is located in Napa Valley in Saint Helena, Calif. Located on Main Street, this inn is two blocks from the shopping and dining in downtown Saint Helena, Calif. The house is less than one mile from over forty wineries and wine tasting rooms in the Napa Valley.  This 1872 Victorian home is fronted by a covered second-floor balcony that is shaded by the boughs of a redwood tree. Complimentary gourmet champagne breakfasts feature Eggs Benedict, Belgian waffles or stuffed French toast. Compli-mentary wine and cheese is served in the evening. The house features a hot tub in a private courtyard area. Concierge services are available. Pets are not allowed at this property. 
Shady Oaks Country Inn, St Helena
Secluded on 2 acres of Shady Oaks and walnut trees nestled among some of the finest wineries and restaurants in the Napa Valley. Relax and enjoy the elegant ambiance, the country tranquility and each other in a little piece of heaven. Each evening enjoy the company of others while the hosts serve premium wines on the Roman pillared patio. Browse through the collection of restaurant menus of the valley's unequaled fine dining and casual restaurants. Awaken to the Inn's own blend of coffee. For you they serve a full champagne breakfast complete with Eggs Benedict, Belgian waffles, fresh fruit, home baked breads, a selection of premium teas, coffee, fresh juice and champagne of course] Enjoy your gourmet breakfast on the patio, the dining room, or choose to have breakfast in bed.
Twain Harte is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tuolumne County, California, United States. The population was 2,226 at the 2010 census, down from 2,586 at the 2000 census. Its name is derived from the last names of two famous authors who lived in California, Mark Twain and Bret Harte.
Lazy Z Resort, Twain Harte
Located in Twain Harte, Lazy Z Resort is near the airport and Chief William Fuller Monument is a local attraction. Regional points of interest also include Columbia State Historic Park and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park. Recreational amenities include a spa tub. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Twain Harte property has event space consisting of conference/meeting rooms and small meeting rooms. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities include barbecue grills, an arcade/game room, and multilingual staff. This is a smoke-free property. 12 guestrooms at Lazy Z Resort feature coffee/tea makers and ceiling fans. 
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