The 12 Best Bay Area Hikes Near San Francisco (North + South Bay)

Towering redwoods, teetering coastal bluffs, fog-swept coastlines: this is what hikes in the Bay Area are made of. This article is specifically focused on hikes outside of the San Francisco city limits. Yes, there are hikes within the city – which we’ve covered in-depth here! I also have a separate post on the best hikes … Read more The 12 Best Bay Area Hikes Near San Francisco (North + South Bay)

12 Best East Bay Hikes: Trails in Oakland, Berkeley, & Beyond

Hiking in Northern California hardly needs an introduction. Majestic mountains, luminous coastal views, and gorgeous redwood forests – there is no place like it to get your fill of the outdoors. Whether you’re seeking ocean views at Land’s End or a sea of fog rolling in on Mt. Tam, the Bay Area has an abundance … Read more 12 Best East Bay Hikes: Trails in Oakland, Berkeley, & Beyond

Best Camping Near San Francisco: 11 Magical Campgrounds Near San Francisco

The San Francisco Bay area is more than just the Golden Gate Bridge and a terrific urban destination.  There are so many campgrounds near San Francisco: from the Marin Headlands to Mount Tam, from Angel Island to the Point Reyes National Seashore Within just 15 minutes of the bustling city life, there are a variety … Read more Best Camping Near San Francisco: 11 Magical Campgrounds Near San Francisco

33 Best Weekend Getaways from San Francisco: Road Trip Ideas

San Francisco has so many great destinations just a short drive from it, and it’s one of the many reasons why I love San Francisco so dearly. Where else can you find towering redwoods, rugged beaches, reaching cityscapes, and peaceful nature escapes all in one city? While you can certainly find all this in San … Read more 33 Best Weekend Getaways from San Francisco: Road Trip Ideas

Where to Find San Francisco Christmas Lights & Other Bay Area Lights

As the December holiday season approaches, make your schedule to get out and enjoy the holiday festivities around the Bay Area. Yes, even in the bizarre year that is 2020. Luckily, there are lots of socially distant opportunities to see the Christmas lights in San Francisco and other places around the Bay Area. From neighborhood … Read more Where to Find San Francisco Christmas Lights & Other Bay Area Lights