Hear hauntingly compelling accounts of what it was like to live and work on Alcatraz.
Wedged between Marin County and Napa along the famed Pacific Coast Highway, is the magical coastal nook of Sonoma.
This former island prison hellhole is classed as a national park - one of the country's strangest.
There's wild land and wildlife to be found around – and under – San Francisco's iconic bridge.
Qantas adds another non-stop flight to San Francisco for Australian travellers.
Even if you're not staying there, the lobby and bar alone make the Clift worth a visit.
The concept behind In Situ is so devilishly simple you wonder why someone hasn't done it before.
With amazing panoramas across the bay, from Alcatraz to the iconic Golden Gate, what's not to love? Save your legs from those hills and catch cable cars across to Chinatown, past its pastel-coloured Victorian rooflines, to the birthplace of hippie, the Haight. Grab a coat and watch the ethereal nightly fog roll in from a cosy bar, or experience the biggest food truck event in California; Off The Grid.