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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.

A Modern Guide to Half Moon Bay

There are plenty of scenic hikes, endless beaches, and delicious food to keep you happy. 

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.

The Best of Big Sur: Hiking, Camping, Beaches, and Waterfalls

Big Sur is one of the country's most iconic road trips. Some folks wing it, driving the 90-mile stretch of California coastline between San Simeon and Carmel and taking in the views through the car window and stopping at popular spots, but some of Big Sur's best hikes and waterfalls are easily missed when you don't veer from Highway 1. Check out these hidden attractions next time you're in the area. 

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.

4 Gorgeous Reasons to Get Outside This Weekend

Consider heading out on one of these adventures this weekend. 

4 Revitalizing Lunch-Hour Hikes to Try in San Francisco

It’s lunch time! Close your laptop, take a breath, lace up your sneakers, and take on one of these these four mid-day hikes. Even science says a small trek through a mid-day-lit wood is a good idea. Just don't forget to eat! 

Frolic Through Wildflowers on These Bay Area Hikes

This weekend, get outside and frolic through the flowers from the Peninsula to Point Reyes to (Little) Yosemite.

Explore Waterfalls, Wildflowers, and Redwoods on These Lovely 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.

12 Breathtaking Photos That Will Make You Want to Hike the John Muir Trail

The John Muir Hiking Trail (a.k.a. the motherland of breathtaking views) is named after the nation's most influential naturalists and founder of the Sierra Club, John Muir. Running 211 miles north and south, the trail spans over three national parks, beginning at the glaciated granite domes of Yosemite to the 14,505-foot summit of Mount Whitney (the highest point in the continental United States). 

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