Hike-in Beach Havens
We’re spoiled in California with so much beautiful shoreline. But the best stuff? Well, you gotta hike to get to it. Just the phrase “hike-in beach” alone has two of our favorite things—hiking and beaches! Here are three Bay Area beaches to put on your summer list.
McClures Beach in Point Reyes
Kalispell Montana Summer Adventure Plan
Black Sands Beach Upper Fishermans in the Marin Headlands
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Fall for the Treasures of North Lake Tahoe
North Lake Tahoe in fall is an amazing time. It’s less crowded, many hiking and biking trails are open, sunsets and starry nights are spectacular, and fields of aspens are a splendor across the region.View
Redwoods, Beach, Banner View!
Explore among the redwoods in Henry Cowell State Park on this magical 5-mile hike featuring the big trees, a beach, and a beautiful view from an observation deck.View
Ride and Seek
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GOAT Coastal Hike + Sunset
GOAT (greatest of all time) Sonoma Coast experience? Hike the Kortum Trail, wine taste on a patio overlooking the Russian River, and catch a sensational sunset at, yep, Goat Rock Beach.View
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Glamp in a tent cabin or stay in private patio room among redwoods in the heart of Russian River. And do some wine tasting at these two beautiful vineyards with airy cabanas and gorgeous views.View
Bodega's Hidden Hike-in Beach
Bodega Head has a mystical hike-in beach trail through secret sand dunes. Hike in, then enjoy the West's tastiest BBQ brisket on a patio overlooking Bodega Bay Harbor.View
Malibu Hike, Canyon, Beach
Get a highlight reel of the Malibu coastline on a 2.25-mile hike through Leo Carrillo State Park, featuring a canyon climb, Pacific panorama, and a beautiful beach.View
Two Wheels to Wine in Healdsburg
Bike and wine taste among the vineyards of Sonoma County's Dry Creek Valley in Healdsburg. The mostly flat backroads make for easygoing riding, with food and wine explorations too.View