“Pacifica will be the host site for the Kops & Kids annual family event,” according to Pacifica Chamber of Commerce CEO Vickie Flores.
Designed to educate and entertain children of all ages, Kops & Kids offers families an opportunity to meet first responders and take an up close look at the emergency vehicles they operate. The FREE event will take place on Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 10am-3pm at Sea Bowl Bowling Center (www.seabowl.com), 4625 Coast Highway, Pacifica, CA.
In addition to interacting with police officers, fire fighters, rescues personnel and members of the Armed Forces, attendees will be able to view police cars and motorcycles, fire trucks, military equipment, rescue vehicles, police dogs and emergency helicopter. As an added bonus, children are invited to bowl for free onJune 18 at Sea Bowl Bowling Center as well.
For those who want to make a weekend out of the festivities, Pacifica offers six lodging options in the low budget to moderate price range and all are within a short drive to Sea Bowl Bowling Center and within walking distance to Pacifica’s beaches.
Four properties are located at Rockaway Beach. The largest with 97 guest rooms is the Best Western Plus Lighthouse Hotel, a full-service hotel situated on Rockaway Beach with spacious accommodations, beautiful ocean views, a swimming pool and the upscale Moonraker restaurant. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pacifica provides very comfortable accommodations with ocean views and a complimentary hot Express Start Breakfast Bar, which has an outdoor deck overlooking beautiful Rockaway Beach Cove. Offering a dash of Victorian charm is the pet-friendly Pacifica Motor Inn and adjacent to Nick’s Restaurant is theSea Breeze Motel, which is very convenient for those looking to dance the night away at Nick’s.
Situated across from Linda Mar Beach is another full service hotel called thePacifica Beach Hotel. Under new ownership, the hotel now includes several remodeled rooms, offering spectacular ocean view rooms, Jacuzzi tubs, indoor swimming pool and the new Peruvian Restaurant, Puerto 27. Further north near Sharp Park isAmericas Best Value Inn, which is a short walk from the Pacifica Pier and the Sharp Park golf course.
Pacifica Beach Hotel: (650) 355-9999/www.pacificabeachhotel.com
Sea Breeze Motel at Rockaway Beach: (650) 359-3903
Travel Tip: For more information about Pacifica, log onto VisitPacifica.com.
Background: Pacifica. California
The natural beauty and unparalleled serenity of Pacifica, California has attracted travelers to this coastal gem for more than 100 years. Located just 15 minutes south of San Francisco, Pacifica feels worlds away but is convenient to some of the most vibrant, international communities on the West Coast. Easily accessible from Highway 1, Pacifica’ rich cultural heritage and bohemian personality make it a unique destination worth discovering.
Pacifica’s ethereal beauty is enhanced by its Mediterranean style weather. Refreshing temperatures range from 15-20 degrees cooler than the central coast, drawing visitors to Pacifica’s shoreline to ‘cool’ off during the hot summer months with its natural air-conditioning and attractive oceanfront accommodations. Likewise, Pacifica’s equally-appealing winter travel season provides a dramatic setting for those interested in off-season values and romantic departures.
Of the many diversions, Pacifica boasts some of the most breathtaking panoramic vistas atop a wide range of hiking trails and walking adventures along the expansive beaches dotting the destination’s shoreline. Additionally, the destination features a range of recreational options, including surfing, boating, scuba, fishing and paragliding, birding, cycling, golf, tennis, archery and horseback riding.
According to the National Marine Sanctuaries of the West Coast, Pacifica is known to be the fourth richest area in the world for marine mammal life.
For more information about the destination of Pacifica, California, please visit http://visitpacifica.com.