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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Perfect Presents for Weekend Warriors

Reward your favorite adventurer with one of these handy gifts. 

2015 Hot 20: Kevin Jorgeson, The First Man to Free Climb Dawn Wall

Six years of training. Three thousand vertical feet climbed. Nineteen days living on sheer rock face. This had been Santa Rosa native Kevin Jorgeson’s reality up until January 14, when he and fellow climber Tommy Caldwell became the first to free climb what many believe is the most difficult route in the world—El Capitan’s Dawn Wall in Yosemite National Park.

How to Spend 50 Perfect Hours in Daly City & South San Francisco

Less than ten miles from San Francisco's center, head to Daly City for a relaxed, suburban experience with plenty of things to do—from hiking to eating in delicious restaurants. 

Road Trip Guide: Quick Adventures From SF to LA

Ah...the open road. Nothing beats leaving behind the office and paperwork and hitting the highway, wind in your hair. Whether you're headed south for Thanksgiving, or are just in need of some sunshine, be sure to hit up these 5 adventures the next time you road trip to LA. 

Book a Private Jet for Your Next West Coast Getaway

Want to boost the luxury factor on your next trip? A private jet is just what your vacation ordered. 

Chill Guide to Kauai: The Best Eats, Stays + Outdoor Adventures

The island of Kauai feels blissfully untouristy. Diverse and compact, with no building taller than a coconut palm, it's an easy-to-explore paradise with an authentic local vibe. Here is the best the island has to offer.

Maui's Craft Wine, Beer, and Spirits Scene Is Making Waves

Whether you're heading to the summit of Mount Haleakala or want a pleasant venture away from Maui's resort life, the island's quiet upcountry near Makawao and Kula is a compelling destination for libation lovers.

How to Spend 50 Perfect Hours in Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County encompasses more than 800 square miles, 1 million residents, and a dozen municipalities within its borders, among them Walnut Creek, San Ramon, Orinda, and Pleasant Hill. 

The Adventurer's Guide to Oahu, Hawaii

There are two kinds of vacationers: those who lounge on the beach and those who hang out the sides of helicopters. 

Autumn in Sebastopol: Your Guide to Apple Picking, Craft Cider, Pie + More

When the leaves change hues, it's time to dust off your pie recipes and find an idyllic, cozy town for autumnal inspiration. We suggest you put on your boots and pack your Pendleton blanket for Sebastopol, where the peaceful back roads are dotted with farm stands, handpainted signs for pancake breakfasts, and craggy apples trees bursting with fruit. 

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