Just over an hour's drive from San Francisco lies Point Reyes, one of the most beautiful spots on the West Coast. It's probably on your radar and maybe even at the top of your bucket list. With the holiday weekend coming up, it's a great time to make that short drive and explore this local treasure.
Head to Tiburon and Belvedere for unparalleled views, quaint shops, and delicious restaurants. Plus, just a quick ferry ride away is Angel Island with plenty of trails for hiking and biking.
Calling all two-wheelers. If you haven't yet checked out Novato's Stafford Lake Bike Park, here's a look inside the wheelie-poppin' action.
Some outings leave a lasting impression; the trek to the top of Mt. Tam will leave you with the kind of awe-inspiring memories that last a lifetime.
Just north of Bodega Bay lies windblown Red Hill, where a clear day bestows 360-degree views of the Pacific as well as the mouth of the Russian River. Pack some goodies and head up Highway 1 for a hike and a picnic. Don't fret if the fog rolls in—the moss-shrouded trees and hazy vista will be just as magical.
We all remember how much fun we had exploring the neighborhood on bikes as kids. What's stopping you from enjoying the same thrill around the Bay Area now? Even if you haven't been to a SoulCycle class—let alone hopped on an actual bike—in months, you'll find a ride on this list that is just your speed.