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Peninsula Travel & Outdoors

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Best Meditation Centers In The Bay Area

Whatever you’re looking to achieve via personal meditation may be found somewhere in the San Francisco Bay Area in an urban center just steps from your home or miles away on a remote oceanside bluff.

06/30/2014

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Tips For Air Travel With Kids

Flying with kids can be a trying experience. Be prepared and know what to expect when arriving at the airport and your air travel experience with your kids will be less stressful.

06/18/2014

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How To Plan A Honeymoon

Set aside a little time here and there to plan your honeymoon and before you know it, you will be enjoying your getaway together.

06/10/2014

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Ask A Peninsula Expert: How To Start Your Dream Garden

With the onset of warm sunny weather, spring is the perfect time of year to start thinking about planting a garden. Use these tips from Master Gardener Mike Klein to start your dream garden.

04/18/2014

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Your Guide To The Bay Area’s Best Beaches

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.

CBS San Francisco–05/10/2013

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Best Tracks For Exercise In The Peninsula

Residents who would prefer to get some exercise outside instead of at a fitness club or other indoor facility can still enjoy workouts at some of the best outdoor tracks in the Peninsula, all of which have free access. While these outdoor tracks may not be available at all times due to athletic events associated with each facility, running and walking on a track is definitely far safer than on city streets and dirt trails with uneven surfaces.

CBS San Francisco–10/20/2012

INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA - JANUARY 22: The team of Sweden celebrate after winning the gold medal in the Women's Final match between Sweden and Austria at the Tyrolean Ice Arena during the Winter Youth Olympic Games on January 22, 2012 in Innsbruck, Austria. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

Best Adult Hockey Leagues In The Peninsula

While the Peninsula is not exactly considered a hotbed for hockey activity, there are plenty of great adult leagues that operate in Peninsula hockey rinks. Each league features teams whose members are based upon their ability, whether it’s a beginner or an advanced skater. Hit the ice!

CBS San Francisco–10/13/2012

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Family Beach Day Around The Bay Area

California is known for its beaches but its Southern California that gets the credit for the most beautiful spots beside the Pacific Ocean. Families who visit or live in the bay may easily snag a summer beach experience without traveling all the way down to places like San Diego to get their share of sand and surf. These are some of the best family oriented beaches in the Bay Area.

08/24/2012

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Best Driving Ranges In The Peninsula

These Peninsula-area driving ranges promise golfers little bit of everything — in addition to just practice space — making them the best places to blast a few balls into space.

05/14/2012

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Take A Daytrip To Palo Alto

Head to the birthplace of the Silicon Valley and the home of Stanford University, exploring the city of Palo Alto. This high-tech town on the Peninsula is teeming with history.

05/13/2012

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