California Academy of Sciences

This weekend Jessica’s Mom and Brother stayed at our house. On Saturday we all got up early and trekked up to SF to visit the newly renovated California Academy of Sciences. I hadn’t been there since I was in Elementary School. It was really crowded which made it hard to walk around and see all the exhibits but we were all impressed with all the new stuff.

I think everyone’s favorite part was the butterflies. They’re so beautiful and it feels like a magical world when you are in the “bubble” they are kept in. They would come right up to land on your hand if you let them, and you had to go through special doors to make sure you didn’t have any butterflies stuck to you when you exited.

After seeing just about everything and being tired of walking, we headed over to Baker Beach near the Golden Gate Bridge for a little fun in the sun before driving home. Here are some photos from the day:

Alligator at the California Academy of Sciences Cool fish starfish at the academy of sciences Just keep swimming. Dinosaur bones at the academy of sciences in SF. living roof san francisco living roof san francisco living roof san francisco De Young Museum in Golden Gate Park Giant eco globe in Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park Jungle inside Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco Butterflies Butterfly Tropical Frog Black, red, and yellow butterfly. inside a living roof checking out the fish Petting starfish at the newly redesigned Academy of Sciences Look out behind you! Eating granola bar in front of the Golden Gate Bridge

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