Northern California   Outdoor Activities



  • 06.23.11

    Bonus Sherpa: Summer Sands
    It’s official: Summer’s here! And the beach is calling. Grab your sunscreen and head out to any of these beach-towel-worthy sands.
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  • 06.23.11

    Baysic Instinct
    We all love the Bay, but more often than not we admire it from land. Here are a few ways to get out on the largest Pacific estuary in the Americas. Make it a Bay day!
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  • 06.16.11

    Vino Ventures
    Cheese and chocolate pair nicely with wine country—but how about zip-lining, pool lounging or cycling? We’ve rounded up a few ways to uncork some adventure on your next trip to the vineyards.
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  • 06.9.11

    Nature Nosh
    Combine two of the Bay Area’s best assets—open space and tasty eats—by venturing to any (or all!) of these three cafés in the great outdoors. Alfresco à go-go.
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  • 06.2.11

    Coastal Camps
    Break out the Jiffy Pop and lantern, camping season is here! When the coast is clear, pitch your tent at any of these three beauties by the sea.
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  • 05.26.11

    Triple Scoop
    It’s officially the unofficial start of summer. Here’s the scoop on making the most of your three-day weekend.
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  • 05.19.11

    Wet Feat
    By river or sea, California is on the cutting edge of water adventures. Here are three exciting ways to conquer the wet-and-wilds!
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  • 05.12.11

    Go for Gold
    It’s not called the Golden State for nothing. Right now the foothills of northern Gold Country are a treasure trove of spring beauty. Cash in on it.
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