With a little stamina and the right timing, a trip to Yosemite can be a great weekend getaway from San Francisco and part of any San Francisco vacation.
Napa Valley is the perfect San Francisco day trip, but with over 400 wineries in the region, a trip to Napa Valley, California can seem formidable to the first timer. The trip starts with the question – Which wineries to visit? This article covers three wineries that are easily accessible and showcase the winemaking history of the region – all in beautiful scenery along Highway 29 starting south of St. Helena. The good news, no matter where you go, you’ll drink delicious California wines as every winery listed pours the classics: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Point Reyes is the perfect day trip from San Francisco. Amidst the dramatic black cliffs and crashing waves, there is a calm in the repetition. Here’s a 30 second moment of Zen: waves crashing at Point Reyes.
There are many perfect day trips from San Francisco for the local and visitor, but a day trip to Point Reyes National Seashore and surrounding areas offers dramatic coastlines, historical pleasures, wildlife on a massive scale (whale watching!), and succulent oysters. Here are five highlights in the area and helpful links to plan your own perfect San Francisco day trip to Point Reyes.