Stephen Curry, 27, just might be the greatest basketball player of all time, or at least he’s on his way. The Ohio-born point guard who stands at only 6-foot-3-inches and 190 pounds, led the Golden State Warriors to their first NBA Championship in 40 years last spring, while simultaneously winning over Bay Area hearts with his wholesome character and adorable family.
If a 31-mile jaunt through the rolling hills of coastal California sounds like a day well spent, then this pleasant ride is for you.
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.
Redwoods are one of the greatest treasures California has to its name. If you’re looking to explore the redwood forests in Northern California, we’ve got just the road trip you need.
Bay Area visitors looking to escape the fog and embrace warmer temperatures, rolling Wine Country hills, and cute downtown districts are smart to head to a region called Tri-Valley. This area consists of four cities: Danville, Dublin, Pleasanton, and Livermore and offers endless outdoor activity options, yummy restaurants, cute shops and vineyards that go on for miles.
Tucked into the forested foothills of Gold Country, the small towns of Nevada City and Grass Valley are about 40 minutes from North Lake Tahoe down windy Highway 20. For a winter getaway these little towns do the holidays right: from Nevada City's charming Victorian Christmas to cozy winery tasting rooms you'll probably want to stay longer than a weekend.
The rugged, volcanic rock hills of Rockville Regional Park offer a splendid hike through a timeless landscape of California blue oaks, brush chaparral, and seasonal wetlands. The route includes a couple of remote ponds situated in a delightful grassy valley, a hidden cave, and views of Mt. Diablo to the south, Elkhorn Peak to the west, and the Twin Sisters to the north.