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Weekend Adventure: Hike Carmel’s Point Lobos

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve

Part of the beauty of a getaway to Carmel is that while there’s plenty to keep you busy, it’s also easy to do a lot of nothing. Some shop, eat, and wine taste their way through town while others plant themselves on the beach refusing to leave before the sun goes down. But one of Carmel’s best activities is also one of its better kept secrets – hiking at Point Lobos State Natural Reserve.

5 Perfect Spots to Chill Outdoors in SF

Getting your heart rate up is great and all, but sometimes you're just in the mood to let the drinks flow, enjoy the sunshine, and chill. These five spots around the city are ideal for doing just that. 

Catch a Show at One of These Quirky Indie Music Joints

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The Bay Area is home to some seriously iconic music venues: the Greek, the Fillmore, Golden Gate Park. But sometimes the best shows go down in the most unexpected places. Here are seven unique music joints with stories all their own. 

Weekend Guide: Panoramic Yoga, Free Pandora Radio, and Shakespeare in the Park

Make the most out of your 3-day weekend, even if there is no trans-bay BART service. 

Neighborhood Guide: What to Do in Cow Hollow

Sandwiched between the Marina and Pacific Heights, Cow Hollow is a stroll down shopping lane for yoga pant-wearing ladies with strollers and small dogs. The main drag, Union Street between Divisadero and Laguna, is great for a walk, with plenty of restaurants, bars, coffee and juice shops to stop and refuel.

The Bay Area’s Best Beach Bonfires Spots

As Bay Area residents, our love of outdoor fun knows no season. That’s why it’s always a good time for a bonfire. Here are a few of our favorite spots to have a legal bonfire on the beach (just make sure it's not a Spare the Air day before you head out). 

Neighborhood Guide: What to Do in Mid-Market

Over the past few years, a slew of developments along San Francisco’s grandest thoroughfare has led to the recent minting of a shiny new Mid-Market neighborhood. The seven-block stretch of Market Street, between Van Ness and 5th Street, is relishing renewed vitality, with the openings of killer markets, restaurants, bars, culture and more. Here's your Mid-Market to-do list.

How to Spend 50 Perfect Hours in Walnut Creek

Never been as far east as Walnut Creek? Both Walnut Creek and Concord (only about 30-40 minutes away from San Francisco) are filled with fun attractions for the whole family including top-line restaurants and beautiful outdoor activities.

5 Easy Outdoor Adventures For This Weekend

Looking for something fun to do this weekend, but not interested in serious planning? Keep it easy and outdoorsy with these five amazing local outings.

Weekday Hike: Stunning Views and Great Eats in Tiburon and Belvedere

If there's one thing the movies have taught us, it's that arriving by boat always makes the destination more romantic. Give picturesque Tiburon that advantage by starting your weekday hike with a quick trip on the Blue and Gold ferry from Fisherman's Wharf. Once you've arrived, brace yourself for a breathtaking stroll around the historic homes of both Corinthian and Belvedere Islands. 

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