Romance Outdoors

Happy Valentine’s Day! Grab your favorite person or people and head outside to spread the love. XO, Weekend Sherpa

My Weekend Sherpa:

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1) Millerton Time

Point Reyes National Seashore seems to be on everyone’s “favorite things” list, and for good reason. It’s a bounty of beauty from land to sea. So, how do you find a little peace and quiet here? Make it a Millerton…

2) Woods Lake in Winter

Powder up for a snow-filled adventure to frozen Woods Lake. This 4-mile (round-trip) out-and-back in the Carson Pass takes you through gently rolling hills, across snow-covered meadows, and alongside meandering streams. Start your journey in the Meiss Meadow Sno-Park. Cross…

3) Meet Your Match

What’s your thing: Hiking? Cycling? Running? Do your thing in the most beautiful places in California! Hike Yosemite, cycle around Lake Tahoe, or run Napa-Sonoma!

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4) Wheel the Love

Hop on a bike and then onto the Oakland Wine Trail. This 2-mile route leaves from Jack London Square, rolls past renovated warehouse spaces, ferry terminals, bustling markets, and trendy art districts. Park near Jack London Square and snag a…

5) Strolling With Sam

No offense to Muir Woods, but one of the best parks in the Bay Area to hang out with some big old redwood trees, and hardly any people, is Samuel P. Taylor State Park. Most people come here for the…

6) Cupid at Quarryhill

Forget a dozen roses. Give your love a botanical garden. Specifically, one hidden away on the western slope of Sonoma Valley’s Mayacamas Mountains, Quarryhill Botanical Garden has one of the Bay Area’s best displays of Asian flora—and it’s a brilliant place…

7) From Town to Falls

Mount Tam’s Cascade Falls is a bit under the radar, tucked back off a residential area in Mill Valley. Some people drive up to the tiny parking lot nearest to the falls. For a more scenic and leisurely way, do…

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