Northern California   Outdoor Activities



  • 11.27.14

    Thank You, Parks
    In the spirit of the day, we're giving thanks to one of our official partners, California State Parks Foundation. They're working hard to keep our state parks thriving. Here are a few to visit:
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  • 11.20.14

    Trailsgiving
    Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving, how about Trailsgiving? From fall colors to urban gems and protected lands, here are a few trails that give a lot of good stuff this time of year. Gobble 'em up!
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  • 11.13.14

    Did Somebody Say Desert?
    It's the largest state park in California, sprawling with 600,000 acres of magical rock terrain, hiking trails, and remote wilderness. Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, northeast of San Diego, is in top form during fall and winter, with cooler temps and spectacular colors. Pack a bag and go explore!
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  • 11.6.14

    Short and Sweet
    Shorter days make time of the essence for day hikes. Here are three that can be done in an hour. Sweet!
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  • 10.30.14

    Ghost for It
    For Halloween weekend we've scared up some classics for getting your freak on outdoors. Ghost there if you dare!
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  • 10.23.14

    Splurge Worthy
    We may be biased, but the West is the best. From soaring northern mountains, to Wild West deserts and pristine coastlines, we scouted out a few splurge-worthy accommodations  in priceless destinations.
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  • 10.16.14

    Bonus Sherpa: Adventures Brewing
    With Oktoberfest still in the air, here are a few ways to pair local outdoor adventures with tasty craft brews. Cheers!
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  • 10.16.14

    Tourist in Your Own Town
    So you call yourself a local? Okay, but have you explored the icons that have helped make the San Francisco Bay world-famous and a tourist favorite? It's more fun than you think to act like a tourist in your own town! Here are three ways to enjoy the San Francisco Bay while keeping your cool.
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