The longest leg of the ride will be about 30 minutes and the whole trip will cover about 30 miles on somewhat curvy but beautiful coastal roads.
The area which is now South San Francisco was originally part of Rancho Buri Buri, a large Mexican land grant to the Sanchez family dating to 1827.In 1853 Charles Lux and a business partner, Alfred Edmondson, purchased 1,700 acres (7 km The city of South San Francisco was originally conceived as an industrial suburb and was promoted by representatives of the Beef Trust, a group including some of the country's largest meat packing firms.We’ll return to the Lodge by , with plenty of time for you to regroup, get a bit more to eat, and head to the Grange for a special viewing of Sand Wars. Weather on this coastline can be variable so layered clothing is recommended.Bodega Marine Laboratory and Bodega Bay are in western bucolic Sonoma County.The city of South San Francisco was incorporated in 1908 following a dispute with San Mateo County, which had blocked the construction of a smelter on San Bruno Point which was supported by the locals.
Following incorporation additional industries moved into the town, including two steel mills. By the 1920s the city was "the smokestack capital of the Peninsula." South San Francisco proudly called itself "The Industrial City", a motto immortalized in 1923 by a huge sign on a hillside overlooking the city.The major manufacturers closed, and new development was focused on office parks, housing, high-rise hotels, and yacht harbors.The biotechnology giant Genentech opened in 1976, leading to South San Francisco's new identity as "the birthplace of biotechnology".) of it (69.69%) is water.From Gleason’s Beach, we’ll continue south past North Salmon Creek Beach, with a stop at the Liz Burko Memorial Bridge to walk a small section of the California Coastal Trail.We will plan to arrive back in Bodega Bay by about for a short tour of Bodega Head and a visit to Fishtarian where you can enjoy a view of Bodega Bay while treating yourself to a beer, glass of wine, or some yummy local seafood.Prior to European exploration, the northern San Francisco Penninsula was inhabited by the Ramaytush, a linguistic sub-group of the Ohlone people.