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How to Spend 50 Perfect Hours in Mill Valley

Just 10 miles north of San Francisco, over the Golden Gate Bridge, sits an idyllic town of 14,000 residents with tons of green spaces and leafy downtown streets filled with one-of-a-kind shops, art galleries, and restaurants perfect for strolling at any time of day. Welcome to Mill Valley. 

Orphaned Badger to be Released Into the Wilds of West Marin on Sunday

This one is a tear jerker. On June 6, a cute little American Badger was found near the body of her dead mother. She was semi-conscious and the prognosis was bleak. 

Property Porn: Your Very Own Tiburon Resort for $15M

How much would you pay for this modern retreat in Tiburon with 180 degree views that span from Belvedere to the Golden Gate Bridge and all the way to Mt. Tam?

Meet the Contestants of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest [Photos]

As we celebrate Pride and its corresponding concepts of equality—people come in all shapes, sizes, types, and preferences—the folks at the Sonoma-Marin Fair remind us that the same is true for our pets: Not all dogs are created pretty.

All Aboard Sausalito's Quirkiest Houseboats

Sausalito's funky community of houseboats has been going with the flow since the 1880s. We escaped from San Francisco to Richardson Bay to give you an up-close peek. Climb aboard!

Head to Marin County for Farm-Fresh Cheese & More

When it comes to enjoying the best locally sourced food California has to offer, Marin County is a world-class destination just across the Golden Gate Bridge.

Best Marin Beaches for Swimmers, Families, Boozy Brunchers & More

Given the vast number of stunning beaches in Marin, we're hard-pressed to narrow our favorites to a mere seven. These sandy and rocky gems are each well worth a visit, whether it's to take in views of wildlife or splash around in a lagoon. Read on, and prepare to get sand in your suit.

Guide to a Perfect Day in Fairfax

Fairfax, CA

Tucked away on Sir Francis Drake west San Rafael, the quaint town of Fairfax is one of Marin's best-kept secrets. Popular with locals and hikers who pass through on their way to Point Reyes, the little town up north is an ideal day trip for those seeking to escape the hustle of the city for a day. From your morning pancakes through last call, read on for our guide to a perfect day in Fairfax.

Bike and Camp at Marin’s China Camp State Park

Savvy Bay Area locals knows Marin is one of the best places in the area to mountain bike, thanks to the expansive views, sunny weather, and unexplored terrain. Not to be missed is the superb single-track loop at San Rafael's China Camp State Park. Here's your guide to the perfect weekend bike ride.

Hike the Tomales Bay Trail for Open Vistas and Stunning Views

Easily accessible, the Tomales Bay Trail offers sweeping vistas of Inverness Ridge to the west and Black Mountain to the east. 

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