East Bay Travel & Outdoors
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.
East Bay residents are lucky; there are a number of great holiday travel destinations, all within a two- or-three hour drive.
Ever since it was first established in Santa Cruz in 1995, the strength and conditioning system known as CrossFit has grown rapidly in popularity in the Bay Area and across the country. Today there are approximately 4,400 CrossFit gyms, with a good number in East Bay
East Bay wine country offers a full weekend’s worth of activities. Wine tasting, beer tasting, fine dining, championship golf, spa treatments and a horse-drawn carriage ride, what more could you want?
With East Bay and the wilderness within kissing distance, camping under a canopy of stars is a no-brainer for area nature lovers. Whether you’re visiting or staycationing, the East Bay area’s best campsites promise more than trees and fire rings, their amenities abound.
Fill up a single tank of gas and head on a food tour of the Sacramento Delta. Some of the more eclectic food stops we explore include the famed peanut butter and steak sandwiches in Locke, and a taxidermy rib joint in Rio Vista. Yum?
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.
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.
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!