Northern California   Outdoor Activities



  • 11.11.10

    Fall for It

    Slow things down with an overnight escape to wine regions beyond Napa. Autumn’s up!

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  • 11.4.10

    Park It Here

    Next Thursday, Nov. 11 is Veteran's Day and many National Parks are waiving their entrance fees. Here are a few California classics worth calling in sick for.

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  • 10.28.10

    Get Your Freak On
    There's something supernatural in the air, and we're not talking about the Giants being in the World Series. This Halloween, scare up some spooky fun in the great outdoors. Get freaky!
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  • 10.21.10

    Berkeley Blend

    Bustling Berkeley has some surprising pockets of serenity within city limits. You've just gotta know where to go!  

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  • 10.14.10

    Bonus Sherpa: Patio Pleasure
    With October's balmy weather still going strong, enjoy eats and drinks at any of these outdoor patios. Autumn alfresco!
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  • 10.14.10

    Healdsburg Harvest

    When it comes to harvest season, Sonoma's Dry Creek Valley just west of Healdsburg delivers the goods: world-class wine, a tapestry of fall colors, and relaxing outdoor adventures.

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  • 10.7.10

    Time Travel

    Not all history lessons are about memorizing dates. Head outside and learn a thing or two about the Bay Area's storied past. No pop quizzes!

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  • 09.30.10

    Wheel Charmer

    Cape Cod analogies abound in Mendocino: white picket fences, wood-frame architecture, saltbox buildings, and an iconic church all scattered on a postage–stamp-sized bluff. One of the best ways to explore this charming California coast is on two wheels. Hare are three car-free bike rides that'll keep things mellow in Mendocino.  

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