Best Things to do in Yosemite in Spring

When is the best time to visit Yosemite? Good question! Since conditions change and activities open (or close) with each season, it is important to set your expectations and plan accordingly. With spring in Yosemite National Park just around the corner, this is a good… Read More

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Eight Best Self-Guided Audio Tours You Can Do from San Francisco

Road trips in California are trending. Unplanned detours to retro country stores, coastal panoramas, fresh fruit stands, and parlor-style sundaes are a welcome escape from the everyday. Just in time, self-guided audio tours have arrived to turn your phone into a tour guide leading you… Read More

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Five Amazing Redwood Hikes Near San Francisco

Without a doubt, getting back to nature is more popular than ever before. Some must-see sights in California are the Redwood forests. Which redwood forest trails are the easiest to reach from San Francisco? Which national and state parks with redwoods are the most fun?… Read More

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Seven Best Places to Visit in San Francisco Now

Whether it’s your first time or your 10th time visiting, you won’t get tired of visiting these iconic San Francisco spots. And if you ask any residents, they are sure to mention a few of these as a must-see. 1. Hike across the Golden Gate… Read More

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Check Out These Seven Hikes In San Francisco

San Francisco is well-known for its year-round temperate climate and forty-plus hills, which makes this city a hiker’s paradise. As for the Bay Area, it still shares the same uniqueness that makes San Francisco the go-to hiking destination for hikers everywhere.  Want to get away… Read More

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12 Incredible Things You Can Do Right Now in San Francisco

If you are preparing to ‘escape the everyday’, you may have already noticed that the job of planning an outing has become more challenging. Since responses to the pandemic have been wildly inconsistent, sorting through what’s open (and not) and what’s restricted (and not) takes… Read More

Dreamin’ of San Francisco: Things to do When You Are Ready

A guide to upcoming events, festivals, celebrations, tours and attractions Have you canceled plans? Skipped the summer vacation? Given up dreaming about travel?  For far too long, the “great pause” has kept us from looking much beyond our own backyards. We think it’s time to… Read More

Ultimate List of Things to do in Yosemite National Park

“Yosemite’s natural beauty cleans and warms like a fire. None can escape its charms. “― John Muir The good reasons why Yosemite National Park is one of the most popular national parks in the USA are endless. Nothing is quite like the satisfaction felt when… Read More

What Giant Redwood Forest is Closest to San Francisco?

What is it like to walk in a towering redwood forest? The feeling is hard to describe. After spending time among these giant redwoods, our guests have called them “majestic,” “tranquil,” “magical,” or just “awesome.” For sure, the redwood trees in California have been growing… Read More

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Top 10 Things to do in San Francisco in Fall

California’s thumbs-up, San Francisco is one of the most iconic cities in the world. Surrounded by 48 hills, it’s a perfect mixture of urban adventure and outdoor beauty. Once you’ve sampled the delights of the bay area and the seafood at Fisherman’s Wharf, Muir Woods… Read More