Northern California   Outdoor Activities



  • 05.5.11

    Seeing Reds
    The stunning redwoods in Big Basin are always crowd pleasers, but to get a little alone time with these tall beauties, sneak away to some secret stashes in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Here are three loop hikes that will have you seeing reds!
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  • 04.28.11

    Color Wheel
    March’s fickle weather kept wildflowers under wraps, but now they’re out—bright, bold and ready for their closeup. Roll with the season on any of these bike rides through the blooms!
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  • 04.21.11

    Earth Tones
    Tomorrow is Earth Day and we’re setting the tone for a weekend filled with hot wheels, boot heels and water reels. Get out and celebrate!
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  • 04.14.11

    Walk the Line
    Next Monday, April 18, marks the 105th anniversary of The Great San Francisco Earthquake. Take a little time to discover more about the famous fault lines in the greater Bay Area on any of these three trails.
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  • 04.7.11

    Bonus Sherpa: Spring Break
    California’s outdoors are bursting at the seams. Whether its hitting the snow or going with the flow, now’s the time to spring into adventure!
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  • 04.7.11

    Monterey Triple Play
    With the seals barking, the sun shining and the wildflowers blooming, spring in Monterey will put you in a playful mood. The coast is clear—break away!
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  • 03.31.11

    Bonus Sherpa: Spring Smorgasbord
    Get a change of scenery with the change of seasons—here are a few ways to put a little spring in your weekend.
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  • 03.31.11

    Devil's Advocate
    So, when’s the best time to visit Mount Diablo? Mmm, how about right now? Spring brings moderate temperatures, vibrant greenery, rushing creeks and bluebird views. Make a date with the devil!
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