We're guessing after a day of stuffing your face with turkey, watching football, and lounging around in a tryptophan-induced coma, you may need some fresh air in the great outdoors. Lucky for us, we don't need to go far to totally escape the city and the Presidio is the perfect respite from the hustle bustle.
Now that the days are getting shorter and more chilly, it gets harder and harder to get yourself to the great outdoors. But here in SF, we're damn lucky to have one of the nation's most vast parks as our collective backyard.
On the western edge of Marin county is a beautiful National Seashore, quaint towns, great bicycling, camping, wildlife viewing and amazing hiking. Welcome to Point Reyes and the surrounding area.
Recently, we spent a weekend exploring the area and took some photos along the way. Escape up Highway 1 and be outside of the reach of the noise and hustle of the city within 1.5 hours.
Our Indian Summer is holding on (hooray!), so take the opportunity to explore the vast regions of Golden Gate Park in all its sunlight-filled glory while temperatures still allow the best possible walking, biking, skating, picnicking, and playing.
Everyone either skipped work or school to be there, and there must have been thousands, if not hundreds of thousands at the Giants' Victory Parade down Market Street today.
Tall sandy bluffs, barren beaches, and consistently stellar hang-gliding are the key features of beautiful Fort Funston. Hugging the southwest corner of San Francisco's windswept coastline, this protected area includes the last remnants of the sand dune ecosystem that used to blanket the western half of our city.
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