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Guest Days November 16 & 17

Posted November 11th, 2019 · Guest Event

Guest Days at the Tourist Club
Saturday, November 16 & Sunday, November 17

Advance Ticket Required

No tickets sold at gate.

On occasional weekends each year, we open our one-hundred-year-old alpine lodge to guests so they can share in the beautiful mountain setting, the redwoods, and the stunning views of the Pacific Coast Range and Mt. Tamalpais. The Tourist Club is the perfect place to spend some time after a hike with friends enjoying a German beer, good conversation, and Gemütlichkeit.

We offer beer, wine, non-alcoholic drinks, and light snacks for sale to guests. Guests may bring a picnic to enjoy, but we ask that everyone pack out their own trash. No outside alcohol is allowed, no dogs are permitted, and no groups larger than 7 persons. See our Guest Rules. We suggest that everyone bring and use personal (non-glass) water containers.

We have an extensive collection of board and card games for all ages, with some tables and benches available.

Advance admission ticket is required separately for Saturday and Sunday

Famous Dipsea steps on the way to club
Sun trail to club
Sun trail to club
Redwood Trail to club
Picnic on a guest day
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  • Our hours are 12pm to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.
  • We do not accept credit cards, debit cards, electronic transfers, or checks for purchases at the Tourist Club on the day of the event.
  • Our lodge is in the woods and requires a minimum of a half mile hike to reach it.
  • No outside alcohol allowed.
  • Please share rides, as parking is very limited near our lodge. See Directions for details.
  • It is the responsibility of every guest to the Tourist Club to be familiar with and to abide by our Guest Rules.
  • The guest day goes on, rain or shine.
  • For information on food and drink and other details, see our web page Guest Days.

Guest Day Tickets

  • The advance admission is $5.00 for each day (separate ticket required per day) for adults 18 years and older. Under 18 are welcome and there's no charge or ticket required.
  • Advance admission purchase is required. We don't sell any tickets at the gate.
  • Be certain to choose the correct date for your tickets. Your admission is good only for the date you selected at purchase. They cannot be exchanged for a different date after your purchase. You cannot use a Saturday admission for Sunday, or vice versa.
  • You don't need a ticket purchase receipt; we have your name on the guest list. Check in at the gate with a photo ID when you arrive. See your ticket purchase order confirmation email for information on allowing someone else to use your tickets.
  • All ticket sales are final. Keine Rückerstattung — No refunds.

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Pancakes for Kids Benefit, Sunday, February 23

Posted October 31st, 2019 · Guest Event

Pancake Breakfast Benefit for Children
A Home Away from Homelessness

Join us for a pancake breakfast at the Tourist Club benefiting A Home Away from Homelessness. Enjoy great food, take in the stunning views from the renowned San Francisco Tourist Club on Mount Tamalpais, and make new friends, all while supporting homeless and formerly homeless youth in San Francisco, the East Bay, and Marin.

Breakfast includes all-you can eat pancakes, sausage, organic fruit, hard boiled eggs, yogurt, granola juice and coffee. Cozy up by the fireplace in the indoor dining room and take in the stunning natural scenery of Mt Tam all around you, while activities on the deck will keep kids happy.

Thanks to Earl's Organics, William Sonoma, and Bernie's coffee for sponsoring the event with their fine foods.

Event tickets are non-refundable, rain or shine. This is a non-alcohol event — please no outside beverages. Children under 5 attend free.

When: Sunday, February 23, 2020, 9:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.

This event is held at Nature Friends Tourist Club, but is not a Tourist Club event. It is a fundraiser by and for A Home Away from Homelessness.

Getting to the fundraiser: Like all good things in life, parking is very limited at the Tourist Club. Please consider either hiking in along the Dipsea, Sun or Redwood Trails; taking the West Marin Stagecoach; and/or carpooling. Additional (also limited) parking is available along Panoramic Highway. For trail maps, directions and more transit options visit the Tourist Club website at Directions.

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About A Home Away from Homelessness

At A Home Away from Homelessness we believe that every child deserves the opportunity to experience safe and supportive spaces that respect and foster his or her strengths, creativity, and abilities. By joining with homeless and formerly homeless families, we help build confidence, skills, and community through educational, social, and recreational opportunities. Learn more about Home Away at http://www.homeaway.org.