Skip to Navigation Skip to Content


San Francisco's Best Pre-Brunch Hikes

If your idea of a perfect Sunday includes some friends, crisp morning air, exploring local forests and beaches, and then rewarding yourself with a fun brunch, then this list is for you.

Get Outside: Marin's 10 Best Day Hikes

Marin County is home to a plethora of outdoor adventure opportunities including hiking and biking trails, beaches, and lighthouses spread across the diverse public lands. Though some of these areas can get crowded on weekends, there are also plenty of trails that are comparatively less traveled. Here are a few of our favorites.

Destination Yosemite: Adventure Abounds in Tuolumne High Country

The summer season may be winding down, but we're still yearning for more sun-kissed mountain time. Fortunately one of the best times to visit Yosemite National Park, specifically the higher elevations of the Tuolumne Meadows area, is post-Labor Day, when daytime weather remains warm and pleasant yet the summertime crowds have thinned.

The Best Sunrise Hikes in San Francisco

There's no better way to start your day than jumping out of bed at 5am and heading out for a sunrise hike. We know, waking up at 5am is never easy, but you'll be glad you did after one of these magical hikes. 

5 Classic Bay Area Adventures to Add to your Bucket List

muir woods Katch Silva

These 5 adventures are Bay Area classics, and if they aren't already on your bucket list, it's about time you added them. So rally the crew and start making your plans.  

10 Must-Do Summer Hikes in Tahoe

With its strong Sierra sun, enticing shoreline, and stunning natural beauty, Lake Tahoe just may embody the perfect locale for a summer mountain getaway. Whether you're looking for a picturesque beach from which to take a swim or paddle, a secluded cove for some clothing optional bathing, or a panoramic trail that is sure to get the heart rate going, Lake Tahoe has you covered this summer.

Take a Mother's Day Hike & Picnic at Tennessee Valley Cove

Looking for a good alternative to waiting in long brunch lines this weekend? We've got the perfect (last minute) idea to celebrate Mom. Pack up the car and head just north of the Golden Gate for an easy hike to a secluded picnic on the beach. 

Food & Adventure Pairings: Marin County Edition

Farmers market and the Ferry Building. Rosamunde sausages and a Toronado pint. Sunny days and Dolores Park. Here in San Francisco, some things just naturally go well with others. And at the Outbound, we’re big fans of pairing a morning outdoors with some of our favorite food and drinks. This weekend, head to Marin for some epic hikes — and don’t forget to pair them with some equally epic eats.

The Bay Area's Most Iconic Views

When you live in San Francisco, it can be easy to forget that you live in San Francisco. This week, let’s all try to pick up our heads and check out the beauty all around us — in coastal Marin, the hilly East Bay Hikes, and the sunsets behind everyone’s favorite International Orange bridge. Here are the best views in the Bay.

The Bay Area's Best Spring Hikes

Sure, compared to everyone else, we don’t have much of a winter to struggle through. But that doesn’t mean that, come the heady days of spring, we’re not celebrating with the rest of them. Here’s to less fog, longer days, and our favorite Bay Area hikes for the new season.

Daily Newsletters

Essential SF knowledge in your inbox