San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco Bay Area
Explore the Bay with me! From hikes to attractions and beaches to events. This is the place to check for all your Bay Area adventure needs.

Best Hike In The Bay Area: A Mount Tamalpais Loop

If you’re looking for the best hike in the Bay Area, this is your complete guide to a moderate, 7-mile hike at Mount Tamalpais and Stinson beach. Mount Tamalpais State Park is located in Mill Valley, California, and houses more than 60 miles of trails.  This Matt Davis, Steep Ravine, and Dipsea loop is a …

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Capitola, California: Things To Do For a Day Trip

Capitola is a small town located on the Northern Coast of California. Capitola is perfect for a weekend getaway or a stop to add to your Highway 1 road trip! From the beautiful Capitola Beach to many restaurants and shops in the town center, Capitola makes the perfect vacation destination.  Things To Do In Capitola …

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San Mateo Central Park: Heart of Downtown

San Mateo is definitely an underrated city in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Mateo Central Park is one of San Mateo’s hidden gem adjacent to downtown. Located at 50 E 5th Ave, this 16-acre park has many amenities. There is a Japanese Garden, Baseball field, rose garden, and tennis court all located inside the …

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Japanese Gardens: Hidden Gem In Hayward, California

The Hayward Japanese Gardens is a quaint gem in the East Bay Area. Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood, this Japanese Garden is perfect for photo shoots, an afternoon stroll, or just enjoying the koi fish. You can even have a small wedding here if you make reservations 30 days in advance! The Hayward Japanese …

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Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park: An Alameda County Hike

It’s no secret that Northern California has an abundant amount of beautiful trails and hikes almost every city you go to. There is always a new adventure and a new area to explore. I particularly like regional parks because they are usually well maintained by staff and are great locations for families as they often …

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Lake Chabot Regional Park: A East Bay Gem

What’s better than a regional park in Northern California? A regional park with some history! Lake Chabot, located at 17600 Lake Chabot Road in Castro Valley, California,  was built in 1874 as a water resource for the San Francisco Bay Area. Almost 100 years after it was built, it was finally opened for the recreational …

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Hakone Estate: Best Japanese Garden In The Bay

Hakone Estates, located in Saratoga, California, is a privately owned Japanese garden. The property includes a bamboo garden, elevated and flat trails, several Japanese style homes, and of course, a koi pond. You can host events here such as weddings, corporate meetings and any other special occasions. This San Francisco Bay Area estate offers serenity and tranquility, great views and a true Japanese experience.

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