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  1. Northern CA

    Fall For These Peak Hikes

    Official fall calls for some officially good views, and these peak and summit hikes deliver with coastal panoramas and top notch mountainous vistas. Here's your autumn viewfinder!

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  2. Southern CA

    Getting Loopy!

    Ever feel like you're going in circles? Maybe it's just the change of season. Go with the flow on any of these five less traveled—and geographically unique—loop hikes. Here's to feeling loopy!

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  3. Northern CA

    Coasting in Mendocino: Stay, Eat, Beach

    Autumn on the coast of Mendocino County is spectacular, and sublime, thanks in large part to the beautiful and dramatic coastline with beaches all along the way. From where to stay, camp, eat, and beach, here are some ideas to get you inspired.

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  4. woman riding a bike in North Lake Tahoe
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    Just in Time for Tahoe!

    Shorter days, cooler nights, and plenty of room to roam: Fall is amazing in North Lake Tahoe! You’re just in time to enjoy North Lake Tahoe’s autumn splendor among trails less crowded.

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  5. Southern CA

    Hispanic Heritage Month and the Great Outdoors

    In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 16) we've rounded up some outdoor hikes and urban strolls to help celebrate this year's theme for the occasion: Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation.

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  6. Monterey

    Secret Spots of Monterey

    Monterey has a few sea-crets, both on land and within its world-famous national marine sanctuary. All you have to do is know where to go! From a phenomenal new exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, to new hikes and secret viewpoints, here's your guide for a wondrous getaway.

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  7. Southern CA

    Dana Point Less Discovered

    Long walks, secret beach hops, camping on the sandL here’s your quick guide to some of Dana Point’s less known outdoor delights.

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  8. Bikers taking in the view on the Bay Area Ridge Trail in El Sereno Open Space Preserve in the South Bay Peninsula
    Northern CA

    Favorite Ridge Trail Hikes & Bike Rides

    The Bay Area Ridge Trail (aka Ridge Trail) comprises over 400 miles of trails encircling the bay. That's a lot of hiking and biking and multi-use adventures! We've rounded up three of the best sections to do in San Francisco and the East and South Bay.

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  9. Northern CA

    Summer Cool Down

    The heat is on! So get to nature's best air conditioning by heading out to these Bay Area beaches. Time to chill out...

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  10. Southern CA

    Beach You To It!

    The heat's still on! These Southern California beach-based outdoor adventures offer some coastal chill, camping, and beautiful scenery—from murals, to viewpoints, and important stories.

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  11. Northern CA

    Waterside Wanders

    Whether it's a lake, a reservoir, or a quiet bay, here are three trails to savor the season and take in some reflection time.

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  12. Southern CA

    Beer Here Now

    The glass is more than half full on these three hikes that end in beer(s). Get your fill of outdoors with huge mountain views and a beach to beach ramble that goes between breweries. Here's to hikes, and beer!

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  13. Southern CA

    Summer Sunsets

    Summer's not over yet! Bid a slow goodbye to the season by savoring some sunsets in these three special places where you can hike, stroll, or just relax.

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  14. Northern CA

    Stairways to Heavenly Views

    Quiet pathways, iconic ocean views, incredible hilltop perspectives, art—oh yeah! Step up to these Bay Area stairway hikes for heavenly views.

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  15. woman riding a bike in North Lake Tahoe
    Sponsored
    2022-09-28

    Just in Time for Tahoe!

    Shorter days, cooler nights, and plenty of room to roam: Fall is amazing in North Lake Tahoe! You’re just in time to enjoy North Lake Tahoe’s autumn splendor among trails less crowded.

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  16. Northern CA

    Summer Nights

    Summer nights and the living is easy. From a picnic at sea to a lighthouse hike and a place to see a perfect starry night, here are three great bets to savor the season.

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  17. Dog friendly full moon hike Westridge Trail Brentwood
    Southern CA

    Sunsets, Starry Nights, and Moonlight Hikes

    Sunsets, starry nights, and a moonlight hike ... nature's light is genius at these three places to trek, camp, and enjoy some sunset viewing, too.

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  18. Northern CA & Southern CA

    CA Backpacking and Wilderness Hikes

    California’s Sierra Nevada is a boon of wilderness wonders, from waterfalls and lakes to quiet and secluded backcountry camping amid forest and jagged peaks. Here are three amazing backpacking adventures, including a few that can be done as long day hikes.

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  19. Northern CA

    Coastal Camping and Hikes

    As the summer keeps coasting, get coasting! These three camping spots are blissfully brought to you by beautiful coastal locations that are prime time for pitching your tent by the water.

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  20. Southern CA

    Summer Hike Refresher

    Hot summer days are sending a message: pair your outdoor adventures with some fresh brews. After you bag these peaks or log the miles on these select hikes, refresh yourself at these excellent breweries nearby.

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  21. Northern CA

    Long Live the Redwoods

    Massive and resilient, redwoods survived the Ice Age—and now they’re also having to endure the climate crisis, with a lot of help from heroic firefighters. In appreciation of redwoods, resiliency, and the heroics of first responders, here are three beautiful places to find respite in the redwoods.

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  22. Southern CA

    Park Yourself Here

    Trying to find a parking spot in LA … not fun! Trying to find a park in LA … hey now, that's pretty fun! Head out on a park- hopping bike ride, linger at a classic place for sunset viewing, and set your sights on a hidden mountain with iconic views.

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