East Bay Family & Pets
The holidays are a wonderful time of year to remember the four-legged friends in your life. If stumped for ideas, gift options range from specialty foods to Christmas toys. When searching for the perfect present for a loved-one’s pet or your own, look no further than these East Bay pet stores.
The holiday season is a great time to give back to your local community. Opportunities to volunteer with the whole family in the East Bay abound, whether you are interested in helping the elderly, children or those living in poverty.
Skip the hefty price tags for toys that fall apart immediately, and head out to toy stores that actually care about your kids. From educational and interactive to exciting entertainment, the area’s best toy stores know what families need. For hours of engaging fun pack up the kiddos and discover their new favorite place to play right in East Bay.
Bay Area pet owners have off-leash hikes and routes mastered, but a swimming adventure isn’t easy to come by around here. It seems man’s best friend turns into puppy non grata when water is added to the mix. When the digits on the thermometer begin to rise, splash it up at these water magnets in the East Bay.
The Bay Area is all about water! Dive into some little known Bay Area lakes and get an insider’s look at “Clear Lake.” Also, learn where you can take your special someone on a romantic, waterfront date.
There are more than thirty islands in San Francisco Bay, ranging from small mounds of dirt and trees, to the touristy, and famous land masses called ‘Alcatraz’ and ‘Angel’. Why not ake a day trip to another island, the East Bay’s homey Alameda?
These spooky destinations might be considered tourist traps by some, but a visit to four Bay Area “Mystery Spots” will remind locals that these classic spots aren’t to be missed. Road Trip around the Bay, and let your imagination run wild.
Discover some of the Bay Area’s most haunted places and follow a team of investigators as they search for paranormal activity at a hotel that’s so much fun, the guests continue to come back, perhaps even from beyond the grave.
The San Francisco Bay Area is home to over 30 stunning beaches, both right on the Pacific Ocean, as well as inland. Explore dozens of beautiful Bay Area beaches, from great views to awesome hikes, and even to the perfect road trip pit stop.
San Francisco isn’t the only spot in the Bay Area that Hollywood uses for movie-making. Charlie Chaplin began making silent films near Fremont 100 years ago and now, we look back to see the role the East Bay has played in the history of film. Cue, lights!