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A Classic Bike Loop: Point Reyes Station and the Marin Coast

The counter-clockwise 56-mile loop up to Point Reyes Station takes in a wide variety of the roads and scenery that makes Marin such a special place to spin. There are a few challenging climbs in the 3,800 feet of elevation gain and you’ll have a number of excellent opportunities for pace-lining should you make this a group ride. Expect bucolic scenery and spectacular vistas.

Escape From SF: Elephant Sea Cave

Heading to the Unknown Coast in Point Reyes National Seashore, we made our way over to Elephant Sea Cave—a short but slow and difficult scramble south of rocky McClures Beach—named after nearby Elephant Rock, shaped like, well, an elephant. 

Escape From SF: Black Sand Beach

This week we escaped San Francisco to a sandy oasis tucked into the Marin Headlands: Black Sand Beach. A quick and private getaway from the City, you can see nudists mingle with fishermen. The ideal haven for overworked city dweller.

5 Ways to Celebrate Opening Day on the Bay

This Sunday marks Opening Day on the Bay, an annual celebration of the maritime community and the official opening day of the Northern California boating season. But don't worry, if you don't own your own boat and have no sailor friends, we've rounded up the best ways to still celebrate in style. 

A Perfect Day in San Rafael

Just across the Golden Gate Bridge are small towns ripe for adventure. Each weekend, we'll highlight a stretch of pavement where you could spend an entire day and night. This week: San Rafael.

Weekend Warriors: Spend a Day in Sausalito

There are certain blocks in the Bay Area that are ripe for adventure. Each weekend, we'll highlight a stretch of pavement where you could spend an entire day and night. This week: Bridgeway, Sausalito.   

Weekend Warriors: Spend a Day in Tiburon

There are certain blocks in the Bay Area that are ripe for adventure. Each weekend, we'll highlight a stretch of pavement where you could spend an entire day and night. This week: Main Street in Tiburon. 

Weekend Warriors: Spend a Day in Downtown Mill Valley

There are certain blocks in the Bay Area that are ripe for adventure. Each weekend, we'll highlight a stretch of pavement where you could spend an entire day and night. This week: Throckmorton Ave. between Corte Madera and Creek, Mill Valley.   

Weekend Warriors: Spend a Day in Larkspur Circle

There are certain blocks in the Bay Area that are ripe for adventure. Each weekend, we'll highlight a stretch of pavement where you could spend an entire day and night. This week: Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur. 

Three Reasons to Cross the Golden Gate Bridge: Barrel Tasting, an Oscars Party, and a Cheese Making Class

Take a weekend adventure north for these festive events across the Golden Gate Bridge. 

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