Saturday, August 19, 2017

Breaking Island News

USA: Rent the Exclusive Private Island Resort of…Alcatraz?

The once-feared island across in San Francisco Bay is now a favored tourist attraction, and visitors can even rent the entire island and spend the night.

(Image of Alcatraz by John O'Neill)

Since the mid-19th century, the small island of Alcatraz has been a terrifying beacon in San Francisco Bay. …Read More: USA: Rent the Exclusive Private Island Resort of…Alcatraz?

Island Resorts

United States: A Lighthouse Adventure on East Brother Island

The lonely life of a lighthouse keeper is certainly not for everyone, but on this California isle, visitors thrill to experience this unique piece of Americana – at least for a night or two.

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Island Gossip

USA: California Party Island Struggles to Recover from Scandal

A beacon to 20-somethings in surrounding San Joaquin County, a small island resort dished out Mai-Tais and summer fun with abandon. After a series of problems, the resort was closed – but is fighting to reopen.

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Island Market

Is San Francisco’s Red Rock Island Hiding Buried Treasure?

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The lone private island in San Francisco Bay has languished on the market for the last four years, most recently listed for more than US $20M. According to its owner, the island may hold a wealth of resources …Read More: Is San Francisco’s Red Rock Island Hiding Buried Treasure?