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6 Party Campsites in Northern California

Charcoal? Check. Lawn chairs? Check. Speakers, party playlist, and cooler with ice-cold beverages? Check, check, and check. Now all that’s left to do is throw in some s’more supplies and mentally prepare to get weird in the woods.

Hike to an East Bay Hidden Gem, Port Costa

Never heard of Port Costa— the tiny, hidden gem in the northern reaches of Contra Costa County? While seemingly off the beaten path, this gorgeous hike is surprisingly accessible.

Nightlife Guide 2015: Get Tipsy at San Francisco's Best Wine Bars

Craft beer, schmaft schmeer. With our proximity to some of the world's best appellations, wine is still our drink of choice. Look elegant while getting lit at our favorite local wine bars.

5 Bay Area Adventures for Memorial Day Weekend

If you're planning on staying local this holiday weekend, we've got five awesome day trip adventures you need to check out. 

Last-Minute Guide to Bay Area Camping

kirby cove campground

It’s Friday (already?!). And dammit, you want to get outside this weekend. Last-minute camping in the Bay Area may seem as far away as the stars, but life actually ain’t too shabby for us procrastinators.

Weekend Guide: Art at Point Reyes, Sidewalk Sales & Runs with a View

Nothing beats a three day weekend. 

The Explorer’s Guide to Santa Cruz

When the weather’s as nice as it was this past weekend, there’s no place we’d rather be than at the beach. (And judging by the crowds at Ocean Beach, we not the only ones.) So pack your bags, hop in the car, and drive less than two hours south to explore sunny Santa Cruz.

The Explorer’s Guide to Mendocino

When Marin is packed and Big Sur is feeling crowded, we like to take off for Mendocino County. Just a few hours drive north up Highway 1, this place is a NorCal dream with acres of redwood forests, hot springs, and long stretches of wild, untamed coastline. Who knows — maybe we’ll see you up there this weekend.

Your Guide to Bay Area Kayak Camping: Tomales Bay & Beyond

tomales bay kayak camping

You may have kayaked, and you may have camped, but what happens when you combine the two together? We won’t spoil it for you, but we can say that it’s pretty damn magical, and very much worth the exploring and planning (which is why we're here).

The 2015 Big Sweat: 50 Ways to a Rockin' Bod

50 outside-the-box SF Bay Area workouts that guarantee an all-new you. 

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