The three-day weekend is nigh! Enjoy it the right way with the perfect picnic and a stunning view of the Bay Area.
This waterproof picnic blanket (pictured above) is lightweight, durable, and keeps your belongings and bathing suit bottoms dry when you happen upon soggy ground. Use the attached straps and handle to roll up and tote to your destination, and use the built-in corner loops to stake ‘er down when the wind kicks up. // $31, Alite
The Staples: Bread, Cheese, and Salami
A pinic just woudn't be complete without bread, cheese, and salami. This bundle from GoodEggs includes one baguette from Marla Bakery, one 6 ounce wedge of Pt. Reyes Farmstead Toma, and one 4.2 ounce Finocchiona from Olympia, all delivered straight to your door beforehand. // $23.99, GoodEggs
It's nontraditional, but why not carry your spread in a tote. Who wants to be lugging a basket around town after the meal? // $68, yielddesign.co
Beach days are for relaxing, yes, but they’re also for chasing dogs, sippin’ brews, and playing games. Pick up the Paddle Your Own Canoe Paddle Ball Set and get off your beach blanket and into the sand. This set comes organized in a mesh carrying case and includes two paddles and a ball. Game on. // $23, Alite
Combine style, practicality, and SF pride with this classy carrier for your favorite brews. Handmade from reclaimed redwood in San Francisco, this beer caddy features a built-in bottle opener, making it the perfect all-in-one item to complete your perfect picnic. // $45, uncommongoods.com
Now you just need the perfect picnic spot! Check out our guide to the Bay Area's most romantic hikes, here.