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Escape From SF: Big Basin Redwood State Park

For this week's Escape from SF, we ventured south to the oldest state park in California, Big Basin Redwood State Park. Here we caught a glimpse of towering trees, tumultuous waterfalls, tent cabins, and the beautiful coastline at Waddell Creek.

Escape From SF: The Redwood Treehouse

For this week’s Escape From SF, we headed to the Santa Cruz Mountains to nest inside the Redwood Treehouse, hidden in a forest just outside of Corralitos.

Escape from SF: Tule Elk Reserve in Point Reyes

For this week's "Escape from SF," we ventured out to the Tule Elk Reserve in the Point Reyes National Seashore to observe the fall mating season and the explosion of majestic elk. 

Escape From SF: Tahoe's Calpine Fire Lookout

This week, we escaped the Bay Area via a four-hour drive and a 5,980-foot trek up to the Calpine Fire Lookout in the Sierra Valley, just off Highway 89 near Truckee. A onetime forest fire tower that was used every summer until 1975, the Lookout costs $45 a night—a bargain for an evening brimming with stars and sweeping views.

Escape From SF: Black Sand Beach

This week we escaped San Francisco to a sandy oasis tucked into the Marin Headlands: Black Sand Beach. A quick and private getaway from the City, you can see nudists mingle with fishermen. The ideal haven for overworked city dweller.

Escape from SF: Angel Island

Though it's just a breath away, most Bay Areans have never been to Angel Island.

Escape from SF: Beautiful Big Sur

Just 150 miles south of San Francisco is the unrivaled Big Sur coastline, along Highway 1.

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