Northern California   Outdoor Activities



  • 09.23.10

    Beeline for Skyline

    The Peninsula's Highway 35, also known as Skyline Boulevard, is a ridge-top roller with access to a bonanza of hiking trails. Kick off the first weekend of fall with any of these three walks less wandered.

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  • 09.23.10

    Bonus Sherpa: Fall Escapes
    The next few weeks are some of the best to be outdoors in California. Visit one of these classic destinations where the crowds have thinned and the weather's still good.
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  • 09.16.10

    Bonus Sherpa: Indian Summer
    Hike, swim, picnic, hit the beach! Have faith: our Indian Summer will come. When it does, here are a few ways to make the most of it.
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  • 09.16.10

    Old-timers

    California's old-growth redwoods are proof that some things simply get better with age. Get to know these beautiful old-timers by visiting some of their favorite hangouts.  

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  • 09.9.10

    Barbecue Adventures

    The Bay Area is known for its array of fine dining; but finding good barbecue… that's a bit harder. Hit the outdoors and get your finger-licking grub on at any of these tasty locales.

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  • 09.2.10

    Labor Day Getaways
    Did the long weekend sneak up on you? Labor no more. It's easy to plan in a pinch with any of these
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  • 08.26.10

    Something New

    "Land of enchantment" might be an understatement. New Mexico is a captivating crossroads of colorful culture and accessible adventure in the high desert. Take an (extra) long weekend to enjoy its earthy adobe architecture, sunsets splashing across hundred-mile skies, ethereal art, and Native American traditions. It's time for something new!  

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  • 08.19.10

    Bonus Sherpa: Ready Made Marin

    Ease it up and stretch it out on any of these Marin hikes—all less than 4 miles. Good day North Bay.

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