South Bay Travel & Outdoors
December is upon us and while Bay Area rock climbers still might be able to climb outdoors, they have to accept that it’s winter. Fortunately for climbers in the South Bay, there are indoor and outdoor options for all ability levels.
Grab the gloves and get into the spirit of that wonderful time of year. Tone up those muscles, re-discover your own core of gravity and follow it up with a hot beverage. The South Bay offers outdoor rinks year round and, during the holiday season, outdoor rinks in Palo Alto and in San Jose.
Take a visit to this charming seaside getaway, just south of Santa Cruz. In Capitola, you’ll discover great food, great shopping, and great beach and water sports for the whole family.
Take a fascinating adventure to the lesser-explored parts of the south San Francisco Bay. Check out South Bay sights one can only see from water, including breath-taking kayak excursions, and an abandoned World War I destroyer.
San Jose is emerging as a dining and culture Mecca. Check out the best of the South Bay’s biggest city as we eat and drink our way through town.
Unwind with a daytrip to Saratoga and experience a pleasant mix of fun activities, wine tasting, dining, and world-class entertainment. Located at the base of the Santa Cruz Mountains, this quaint town is a perfect spot to visit with the whole family, or to escape for a romantic get away.
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.
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.
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.
The South Bay’s wine region stretches from Gillroy to Half Moon Bay and boasts over 70 wineries. Explore the hidden and under-recognized region as we road trip to historical wineries and pop in to on some surprising newcomers to the wine scene.