All Stories from Northern CA

  • There's Always To Morro

    The Central Coast is famous for its beautiful beaches, and the one in Morro Bay State Park is a favorite. A popular place for enjoying a calm kayak paddle, it's also the site of a

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  • All in a Good Nest's Sleep

    A befitting way to get a bird's–eye view of Big Sur's beauty? Camp out in a human nest! Big Sur Treebones Resort (famous for its luxury yurts along the Pacific Coast) offers a trul

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  • Mile Rock Club

    Solitude in San Francisco is a just a Mile Rock away. This small and secluded cove tucked beneath wild and beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean, the Marin Headlands, and the Golden

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  • Point of Contemplation

    Guiding mariners around the craggy cliffs of the Pacific since 1872, Pigeon Point Lighthouse in Pescadero has been preserved by the California State Park system. Also very much ali

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  • SUPer Tomales

    So you've heard all about stand-up paddleboarding and want some friendly waters to give a try? Hot Tomales—you're in luck! Go with the peaceful flow at Tomales Bay in Point Reyes N

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  • Sorensens in the High Sierra

    At the eastern edge of Hope Valley, just 20 minutes south of Lake Tahoe, lies an elegantly rustic resort. One for all seasons. Mountains and cabins, outdoors and fun, good food and

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  • Alaska Is Affordable Adventure

    What do you think—a quick trip to Mexico for a new adventure? Alaska Airlines has some of the best deals to Mexico and is known for low airfares. Cabo San Lucas is calling! Alaska'

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  • Alaska Is Affordable Adventure

    What do you think—a quick trip to Mexico for a new adventure? Alaska Airlines has some of the best deals to Mexico and is known for low airfares. Cabo San Lucas is calling! Alaska'

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  • Camping Hendy-eed!

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  • Hoodness Gracious!

    Want that away-from-it-all camping experience without having to actually be too far away? There's a hike-in campground for that, in wine country! Hood Mountain Regional Park is on

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  • Take a Napa

    With its beautifully manicured vines and stately tasting rooms fronted by giant water fountains, it's refreshing to know Napa has a wild side beyond bachelor parties in limos. You

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  • Let's Catch Brunch

    Ready to upgrade your next brunch outing? Rather than standing in line for hours at the latest cool place, go to a cool picnic on the pier, where you'll catch your own meal, and si

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  • Point Reyes Buzz

    Next time you want to go to wine country, head for Point Reyes Station. It's home to Heidrun Meadery, a sweet secret worthy of some buzz. Heidrun is a master of "honey wine" (aka m

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  • Goat Love

    What happens when 200 alpine goats get plenty of TLC on 9 acres of coastal pasture? Goat milk cheese so good it's won two world medals, not to mention over 30 national ribbons from

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  • Rainforest Hike to Hidden Hot Springs

    Located on the far flung rugged west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Tofino is set on Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve with old-growth rainforest, barely

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  • Whistle While You Hike

    It's famous for its winter skiing, but here's a secret: Whistler, BC, might actually be better in summer. Take to the high country and explore Whistler-Blackcomb's spectacular alpi

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  • Victoria Lap

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  • Rainforest Hike to Hidden Hot Springs

    Located on the far flung rugged west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Tofino is set on Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve with old-growth rainforest, barely

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  • Get a Weekend Sherpa T-shirt

    Want a free Weekend Sherpa T-shirt? Show us how you adventure! The 2015 Adventure Challenge is in full swing.   Here's How It Works: 1. Choose any 3 adventures from Weekend Sherpa

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  • Whistle While You Hike

    It's famous for its winter skiing, but here's a secret: Whistler, BC, might actually be better in summer. Take to the high country and explore Whistler-Blackcomb's spectacular alpi

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