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San Carlos - Hiller Aviation Museum, San Carlos, CA

 

Brisbane California is conveniently located just 2.5 miles north of the San Francisco Airport, 10 minutes from Downtown San Francisco, 15 minutes to Moscone Convention Center, and 3 minutes to 3Com Park. Directions: From San Francisco Airport, take Hwy 101 north and exit at Sierra Point Parkway. At the first stop sign take a right turn.

We haven't seen much of Brisbane, a San Mateo County, California city, but what we've seen was exceptional. Hiller Aviation Institute & Museum in Brisbane showcases the past, present and future of aviation with one-of-a-kind prototype helicopters and aircraft spanning the development of aviation since the early 1800's. Founded by the late, great helicopter pioneer Stanley Hiller Jr. in June 1998, this facility provides one of the finest aircraft collections anywhere. The adjoining gift shop sells unique, hard-to-find memorabilia and collector items sought by aviation buffs. When asked if Howard Hughes and the museum founder were associates, a tour guide replied, "Howard Hughes knew Stanley Hiller, and he put him out of business!" It didn't take much time for  enterprising inventor Stanley Hiller to rebound and soar to new heights, however.  Hiller Aircraft now produces and sells the most versatile line of helicopters in existence, used for military training, farming and a variety of commercial and private endeavors. The museum is located at 601 Skyway Road, San Carlos, CA94070. Cost: $9 for adult (subject to change, call first). Phone: (650) 654-0200. www.hiller.org

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Best Value Inn-San Carlos/San Francisco

 

This 32 room, two-story, Best Value Inn is nestled between San Francisco and San Jose just off US-101 in beautiful San Carlos, CA. Our nicely-furnished guest rooms come equipped with microwave, mini-fridge, coffeemaker, iron with board, HBO and Internet access capabilities. We proudly serve our...

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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, San Carlos, CA

 

The Country Inn & Suites in San Carlos is conveniently located midway between San Francisco and San Jose close to San Carlos Community Airport & minutes away from Giants SBC Park, San Jose Shark Tank, Silicon Valley, Great America, famous Winchester Mansion and minutes from the beaches. Guests can...

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Homestead San Carlos

 

Homestead San Carlos is an extended-stay lodging facility with on-site laundry, free local telephone calls and personalized voice mail. Each room includes a complete kitchen, cookware, dishes and cutlery, as well as a work area with computer dataport. As of January 1, 2003, Homestead will no...

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Inns of America- San Carlos

 

Inns of America, San Carlos is a 122 room interior corridor hotel positioned in the heart of the Silicon Valley. Surrounded by the Silicon Valley’s peak corporations, Inns of America, San Carlos is adjacent to the San Carlos Airport and next door to the Hiller Aviation Museum and Conference...

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San Francisco-Days Inn San Carlos

 

Nestled between San Francisco and San Jose on Historic El Camino Real; Craftsmen labored for a year to create the award winning Days Inn of San Carlos. You will love the rooms. Their Italian tiled baths, microwave / refrigerator combination, large color television with cable; HBO / remote, air...

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