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How to Spend 50 Perfect Hours in San Rafael

San Rafael is the perfect Bay Area getaway with plenty of outdoor activity options, a cute downtown scene, and fascinating cultural attractions. 

Go Pop a Wheelie at Marin's New Stafford Lake Bike Park

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.

These 7 Marin Vistas Are Sure to Blow Your Mind

Treat yourself to an amazing view this weekend. Champagne optional, but recommended. 

Bay Area Bucket List: Get to the Top of Mt. Tamalpais

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. 

The 5 Best Restaurants in Mill Valley

Impress your date with a delicious dinner at one of the best restaurants in town. 

Take a Hike: Red Hill Is Perf for Picnics

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.

Check out These Killer Bay Area Views From a Seaplane

Ok fine, a seaplane tour does sound just a little bit, er, touristy. But then again, you've never seen the gorgeous Golden Gate quite like this before. 

Jam Out on Mt. Tam This Weekend at Sound Summit Music Festival

Festival junkies who're lamenting the official close of the summer season can look forward to Sound Summit, a musical night atop Mount Tamalpais, this Saturday, September 19, 2015.

Ultimate Weekend Hike: Amble Around Marin's Phoenix Lake

Tucked beneath a towering peak, Phoenix Lake is the smallest jewel in a necklace of reservoirs that surround the leeward side of Mt. Tamalpais and serves as a great introduction to the network of hiking trails that crisscross the Marin Municipal Water District’s 147-square-mile watershed.

Make Marin Your Go-To Beach Destination

It's only natural that Marin County is a year-round beach destination. While summer is definitely high season for locals and tourists alike, many outdoor activities like kayaking and surfing can be enjoyed any time of the year. From quiet beaches with white sand and calm waters to luxurious cruises and marine reserves, Marin has it all.

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