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Sweat SF: Everything You Need To Know About Mission Cliffs

“Choke and poke.” I’ll admit, I laughed the first few times I heard the expression as our climbing instructor, Daniel, demonstrated how to tie a figure-eight knot. But after learning said knot would be my life-line as I ascended the wall looming over us, the giggles settled down pretty quickly.

The Bay Area's Best Hikes With a View

Living in the Bay Area means that our average, everyday views are just as spectacular as some of the best in the world. (We like to think so, anyway.) Here are five of our favorite short hikes with spectacular views along the way.

5 Festive Bay Area Boat Parades This Weekend

The holiday season means snow and sleigh rides in some parts of the country. But here in the Bay Area, it’s time to head to the water and make merry while watching a lighted boat parade sail by. Here are five to check out this weekend:

Five Star Spirituality: The Scarlet Huntington

In the first installment of our Five Star Spirituality series, 7x7's senior editor Leilani Marie Labong took on the Mandarin Oriental San Francisco. Now we infiltrate the Scarlet Huntington Hotel, which just underwent massive renovations earlier this year. Here at 7x7, round-the-clock deadlines are all too familiar. As exciting as it can be, the adrenaline is synonymous with stress, followed by a series of sleepless nights. Enter the Namastay and Save package at the Scarlet Huntington.

Playful Gifts for the Kid at Heart

Cool must-haves and over-the-top toys for weekend warriors.

Go Coastal on a Lands End Hike

A stand of fog enschrouded Monterey Cypress trees along the Coastal trail at Lan

Offering some of the most stunning views in a city famous for them, a hike on the Coastal Trail at Lands Ends is a San Francisco bucket list-must for residents and tourists alike.

Sweat SF: Everything You Need To Know About Fitmob

“That’s not sweat, that’s your fat crying,” Justin encouraged while we ran shuffle relays along the Embarcadero in front of the Cupid’s Span sculpture in Rincon Park. In between burpees, laughs, high fives, and some sight seeing, my fat cried a lot.

The Bay Area’s Best Beach Hikes

Saying that this is beach weather is probably taking SF’s Indian Summer a bit too far, but we’re actually a big fan of heading to the beach when the weather turns cold and moody. It’s less crowded, equally beautiful, and typically less muddy than other options. Here are some of our favorites:

Where to Party Like a Baller in San Francisco

In the über-posh world of new San Francisco, vip bon vivants look to see and be seen slipping into members-only clubs and secret party rooms off limits to the madding crowd. Have you received your invitation yet?

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.

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