North Bay Travel & Outdoors
Discover local hidden gems, wineries, the best places to shop, eat, drink, relax and recreate. Then, top off the day with an evening of live entertainment!
Named after the patron saint of new discoveries, St. Helena is, indeed, worth discovering. A mere 66 minutes north of San Francisco and barely 20 minutes from Napa, St. Helena offers excellent food, recreation, world […]
Wine Country isn’t just tasting rooms and rolling vinyards. Head north on a daytrip to explore the new and improved Napa Riverfront and downtown area. This flourishing neighborhood is experiencing a renaissance of cuisine, shopping, splurging, staying, and of course, sipping.
Lake Berryessa is the largest lake in Napa County. It’s a great spot for the entire family. Discover the ghost town that lies beneath this man-made reservoir formed by the Monticello Dam, and the lives […]
Take a bite out of history and journey to discover some of the Bay Area’s oldest roadhouses and restaurants, many that have been in business since before the 1900’s.
Get festive and explores some of the Bay Area’s hottest festivals. From Outside Lands Music Fest in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park to Oakland’s Eat Real Street Food Festival and the Sausalito Art Festival, join us as we cover the Bay Area’s best summer festivals.
In this modern, mechanized age, it’s easy to forget the living, breathing beasts of burden Americans used to love so much. Horseback riding allows the every day city dweller to live dormant cowboy dreams and connect with nature directly. Return to the days of cowboy yore at some of the best horseback riding places in the Bay area.
Touring the best vintage from Napa Valley, the heart and soul of California wine country, doesn’t have to cost fortune. Expert George M. Taber shares his top tips.
The fall and winter is a quiet time in wine country which makes it a very good time for a visit. Cooler weather transforms the valley from exuberant summer splendor to a moodier hue.
Bottled in early spring, this charming wine is beginning to make a name for itself – especially among the vineyards of the Russian River Valley. Drink in our favorite Unoaked Chardonnays.