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Angel Island Re-opens

When it comes to iconic Bay Area scenery, there’s something quite heavenly about Angel Island. The state park smack in the middle of San Francisco Bay recently re-opened with ferry service that has to be reserved in advance; so get your ticket to explore everything from a peak hike to one of the bay’s best panoramas, to a secret beach that’s ideal for kicking back to views of the San Francisco skyline and the Golden Gate.

Week 07.08.2020
Regions Northern CA

Secret Beach

Hidden Perles Beach on Angel Island in San Francisco Bay

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A hidden beach and a killer view? Those are hard to come by, but that’s exactly what you’ll get at Perles Beach on Angel Island. This pocket cove is worth the 1.5-mile trek to get there.
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All Roads Lead to Rogue

Rogue Valley Road Trip in Southern Oregon

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Idea for your next road trip: Go Rogue! The Rogue Valley in beautiful Southern Oregon has some of the state’s best hiking, swim holes, and wineries, and the charming historic towns of Ashland, Medford, and Jacksonville.
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Good Heavens

Hike to the Top of Angel Island's Mount Livermore

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The 4-mile hike to the top of Angel Island offers Bay-mazing scenery. Some people claim you get a five-bridge view: Richmond-San Rafael, Bay, Golden Gate, San Mateo-Hayward, and Dumbarton bridges.
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Soul Cycle

Bicycle Angel Island's Perimeter Road with a Break at Perles Beach

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A bicycle is a fantastic way to take in the 360-degree panoramas you get on Angel Island. The straightforward Perimeter Road is a car-free route that circumnavigates the island. Stop along the way at a hidden beach.
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