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    May 11th, 2015

    Half Moon Rising

    Pacific coastline, tantalizing trails, beaches, bluffs, and shipwrecks beneath the sea … from…

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    May 4th, 2015

    Beer Gardens for Mom

    It’s that time of year … to thank Mom with beer! And don’t forget lots of flowers. Here are three…

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    April 28th, 2015

    State of Play

    How many state parks does California have? 279! How many have you explored? Start counting! To…

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    A Very Reno Winter

    You’ve never had a winter vacation like Reno Tahoe! The Biggest Little City in the World is also one of the best winter basecamps. The Truckee River flows right through its lively Riverwalk District, featuring Burning Man art. And there’s year-round access to all things outdoors…

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    April 22nd, 2015

    Let's Be Dorks

    Fanny pack: check. Sun visor: check. Ego: leave it at home. It’s time to explore your local outdoors…

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    April 7th, 2015

    Less Beaches? Mo Beaches!

    If mo money means mo problems, then what do mo beaches give you? Mo bliss! Head to Monterey to do…

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    March 24th, 2015

    What's New?

    A new pair of shoes, that new car smell… We all love new, and the North Bay has some new ways to get…

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    March 18th, 2015

    Redwoods Rambles

    The Santa Cruz Mountains are home to some of the most beautiful redwoods on earth. With wildflowers…

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    March 10th, 2015

    Strong and Rugged

    Do you like the strong rugged types? With all due respect to Big Sur, there’s another stretch of…

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    March 3rd, 2015

    Swing Down to the Coast

    There’s a reason people like hiking to high places in San Luis Obispo. This Central Coast…

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    February 25th, 2015

    The Great Artdoors

    Next time you want to get your art fix, step outside for a hike. Here are three top places to see…

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    February 17th, 2015

    Roadside Attractions

    Some of the best scenery this time of year is found just off major thoroughfares where tranquil…

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    February 3rd, 2015

    Hikes to Brunch

    Don’t just go to brunch, hike to brunch! From East Bay to North Bay, here are three great hikes with…

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    January 24th, 2015

    Graytest Hits

    Gray is the unofficial color of winter, which can be a good thing. Here are a few ways to put a…

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    11.18.2020

    A Very Reno Winter

    You’ve never had a winter vacation like Reno Tahoe! The Biggest Little City in the World is also one of the best winter basecamps. The Truckee River flows right through its lively Riverwalk District, featuring Burning Man art. And there’s year-round access to all things outdoors…

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    January 20th, 2015

    Winter Beaches

    Beach-going in the summer? So cliché. Hitting the beach in winter? How avant-garde! Here are three…

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    January 13th, 2015

    Tahoe Time

    It’s home to the largest alpine lake in North America, some of the world’s best ski resorts, and off…

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    January 6th, 2015

    New Perspectives

    Start 2015 with a fresh point of view. From bluff strolling bliss to a secret mountain ridge ramble…

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    Opt for Oursan

    Hike the trail less traveled in the East Bay's Briones Regional Park. The Oursan Trail is pure serenity on a wide hiking path skirting the northern shores of Briones Reservoir.

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    Muir Woods Through the Backdoor

    A backdoor entrance into Muir Woods? Hike a tranquil trail that starts in Mount Tamalpais State Park and quietly leads into Muir Woods, letting you avoid the busyness of the main parking area.

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    Refreshingly Different

    Reno Tahoe is where America’s largest alpine lake meets the Biggest Little City in the World. Easily access the best ski resorts (and hot springs!) and have urban adventures at your fingertips.

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    Forest Bathe Under the Redwoods

    Giant Douglas firs and a peaceful madrone- and tanoak-studded forest make the hiking at Sanborn County Park sublime, but there’s an added majesty here thanks to the Todd Creek Redwoods Grove.

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    Get Outdoors In Sonoma County This Fall

    Sonoma County's great outdoors includes hike-in beaches, hidden redwoods, and a new zipline-to-treehouse stay. Here are 5 of the best ways to explore outdoors in Sonoma County.

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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.

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    Seed the Day!

    Redwoods in Orange County? It's true! Find them on this 2-mile loop hike in Brea's Carbon Canyon Regional Park, home to 241 Sequoia sempervirens specimens. The tallest is nearly 100 feet!

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    Park it Here

    Do a 2.5-mile scenic hike from Point Fermin Park to Angels Gate Park in Los Angeles. It’s got big trees, big ocean views, and one big SoCal surprise. It's also got a food and beer bonus!

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