All Stories from Northern CA

  • 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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  • Victoria Lap

    Known as North America's most English city, Victoria is so much more than high tea and crumpets. This energetic and stylish seaside city on Vancouver Island is home to the globally

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  • Go Ghostbust!

    Located in the high desert of the Eastern Sierra, Bodie State Historic Park looks like a Hollywood set for a Western movie. But this isn't Hollywood magic—it's a gold-mining ghost

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  • Coyote Calls

    Ahhh, that new open space smell! Saved from corporate development and stretching from Morgan Hill to south San Jose, Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve opened just a few weeks ago—s

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  • Morgan Glory

    Set in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Morgan Hill's Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve is remote, wild, and delivers summit views that can make you feel like you

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  • Sierra Vista Surprise

    Urbanized landscape can sometimes blend beautifully with wide-open spaces. It’s all about perspective. And San Jose's Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve provides it! Get unobstructed

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  • Adventure After Hours

    Located just three hours northeast of San Francisco, Redding is cradled by Mount Shasta and Mount Lassen, with the Sacramento River running right through the city. And a little-kno

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