Sea Trek Kayak
There’s no better way to explore the still beauty of Sausalito's Richardson Bay than by kayak. Paddle past artistic houseboats and take in the splendor of Mt. Tamalpais while otters and sea lions frolic nearby. No kayaking know-how? No problem. All gear and training are included.
Bay Breeze Sailing
Come aboard a 51-foot "Morgan Out Island" staysail ketch and get a view of the Bay Area from the water. Enjoy romantic sunsets under the Golden Gate Bridge, take in the glittering skyline of San Francisco and get an up-close look at historic Alcatraz.
Located just 20 miles north of San Francisco, Stinson Beach is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and rests between the shores of the Pacific Ocean and the foot of Mt. Tamalpais. There are 3 miles of sand, hundreds of miles of trails, and more than 100 picnic benches in a 51-acre park adjacent to the beach.
In the 1800s, sailors and whalers were drawn to the area’s safe harbor, saloons, bordellos and gaming houses. Today Sausalito is a favorite tourist destination for its art galleries, restaurants and boutiques lining Bridgeway.
Pt. Reyes Station
At the south end of Tomales Bay sits this rustic community that has resisted development and retains its romantic, small-town atmosphere. It’s also gateway to the Point Reyes National Seashore and nearby Point Reyes Lighthouse.
Muir Woods National Park
This lush, 560-acre park, featuring old-growth redwood trees, lets you experience the grandeur and natural cycles of a redwood forest. The park offers six miles of trails, including both leisurely walks and strenuous hikes. Unpaved trails lead hikers out of the canyon and connect with trails in Mount Tamalpais State Park.
Mount Tamalpais State Park
Stretching 2,571 feet above sea level, Mount Tamalpais affords visitors spectacular views of the ocean, San Francisco and the Bay. The 6,400-acre park offers ample picnic grounds, a hillside amphitheater and campsites throughout.
Golden Gate Bridge
Painted a cheery International orange, the Golden Gate Bridge connects San Francisco and Marin County and spans one of the most famous harbor entrances in the world. A tourist hot-spot, this is considered to be the most photographed sites in San Francisco.
Angel Island State Park offers 740 acres of undeveloped land right in the middle of the San Francisco Bay. Popular among hikers, bikers and picnickers, it provides spectacular views of Marin County, San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. It is only reachable by water, but a ferry from the Tiburon waterfront offers easy access.
The Marin Headlands was a former military reservation that is now an urban national park where you can take in some of the most dramatic views of San Francisco from its hillsides. This 12,000-acre protected area situated north of the Golden Gate Bridge is a great spot for hiking, biking and camping enthusiasts, and visitors can take docent-led tours of Point Bonita Lighthouse.
Spend a day in beautiful San Francisco, just over the Golden Gate Bridge. Take advantage of the museums, restaurants and attractions that make the city one of the top tourist destinations in the world. And explore neighborhoods like Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, the Mission, the Castro or North Beach to discover San Francisco’s vibrant mosaic of cultures and lifestyles.
Just under an hour’s drive from Marin, California's beautiful wine country boasts award-winning wineries and restaurants, small historic villages and dynamic large towns, and endless possibilities for enjoyment and exploration.