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Mendocino Wine Country is Growing a Name For Itself

The rugged Mendocino coast has a well-earned reputation as a Bay Area weekend getaway. But there’s more to Mendocino County than just those beautiful beaches. Head inland to stumble upon some small towns and get a taste of Mendocino Wine Country.

Three Tasty Reasons to Peel Off in Petaluma


You’ve probably driven through Petaluma hundreds of times, but have you ever pulled off Highway 101 to have a look around? There’s more to this city than farmland and happy cows.

Join in Mendocino's Mushroom Mania

14th Annual Mushroom, Wine & Beer Festival

Half Moon Bay and pumpkins go hand in hand. When October rolls around, you know the self-proclaimed capital will pull out all the stops to celebrate the popular squash. But it turns out Mendocino County has its own vegetable love affair. November is magic mushroom time in Mendocino County.

Cider and Beer Added to the Lineup at Sonoma County’s Harvest Fair

For nearly 40 years the Sonoma County Harvest Fair has offered a fun-spirited way to taste some of wine country’s best.

Craft Beer Commands Attention in Sonoma County

Russian River Brewing Company

Wine may be king in Sonoma County, but there’s a new competitor for the throne. Wine Country has seen an explosion in craft beer breweries over the past few years and the trend shows no sign of slowing down.

One Day to Play in Calistoga

Calistoga Ranch

At the top of Napa Valley, Calistoga sits right in between Napa and Sonoma counties. It’s different. It’s wine country, but life in Calistoga doesn’t feel like it revolves around grapes and vineyards. It’s about water, wine and mud, and not necessarily in that order.

Bay Area Hotel Packages Worth Playing Tourist For

Foggy morning at Nick's Cove

It’s easy to forget how many amazing getaway spots we have hiding in our big Bay Area backyard.

Your Next Beach Day is in Central California’s Cayucos

Finding a new spot to add to your beach getaway list is always a plus.

Something Borrowed, Something Brewed for Your Wedding Day

Enegren Brewing

Even one-of-a-kind weddings often take a cue or two from tradition. Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue now have competition from something brewed.

Go Beyond the Sun and Sand at Avila Beach

Harford Pier, Avila Beach

Big-time beach lovers can spend sunrise to sunset on the sand–no problem. It's getting them to leave, when the sun is still shining, that's truly an impressive feat. But in Avila Beach, brushing off the sand and taking some time to explore has its perks.

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