Northern California   Outdoor Activities

  • 04.2.09

    Joy Rides

    Saddle up, partner—spring's here and it's time to start spinning your wheels. These three classic rides will put a smile on your face.  

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  • 03.26.09

    Bite-Sized Fun

    If you know where to look, small towns offer an enticing combo of outdoor fun and original eats. Make a day-trip this spring to these three Bay Area charmers.  

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  • 03.19.09

    Pleasure Point
    Point Reyes is popping: Gray whales are spouting, waterfalls are flowing, and wildflowers are blooming. Celebrate the start of spring with a day or weekend exploring more than 80 miles of fresh coastline.  
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  • 03.12.09

    Desert Dreams

    With names like Badwater, Hell's Gate, and the Funeral Mountains, Death Valley sounds like an unwelcoming place. But visit this spring and you'll find the lower 48's largest national park to be a place of ancient beauty and calming solitude. Here's a three-day itinerary: Mix and match as you please.

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  • 03.5.09

    City Escapes

    You don't have to go far for great escapes. Some of the best, and quirkiest, are right within city limits. From a new take on the bicycle, to an undercover artist's enclave, to a playground for grown-ups, here are three original urban escapades.  

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  • 02.26.09

    Falling for You

    The recent rains have set the Bay Area's waterfalls free-flowing. Get there soon and enjoy the rush.  

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  • 02.19.09

    The Great Indoors

    Next time it's pouring rain, don't sing the blues. Get your outdoor fix indoors wth one of these all-weather adventures. Inside out!  

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  • 02.12.09

    Romance Rendezvous
    No plans for Valentine's Day weekend? No worries—look like a hero by taking your sweetheart on one of these 10 outdoor romantic rendezvous.
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