East Bay Travel & Outdoors

5 Day Trips Before The Kids Go Back To SchoolHead in any direction; Bay Area kids are lucky to have ocean beaches and redwood forests, marine life and verdant valleys, parks and peaks all within minutes. Choose from plenty of adventures in San Francisco and the Bay Area made with kids in mind.
Traveling By Train 101: A How-To Guide On U.S. Rail TravelTraveling by train makes it possible to sit back, relax and enjoy the best scenic views available while traveling.
Ask An Expert: How To Find A Vacation Rental HomeWith many advantages over a hotel room, rental vacation homes are more popular than ever in America.
Best Summer Art Festivals In The Bay AreaHere comes summer, the height of the Art Festival season around the Bay Area. From March through October, art lovers can enjoy art festivals, from neighborhood fairs with a local flair, to larger multi-day events that draw artists and visitors from around the nation, Canada and beyond.
5 Places For Off-Roading In The Bay AreaThere are many outstanding places to go off-roading near the Bay Area, including what may be the best spot in the world
5 Close-To-Home Lakeside GetawaysA look at five of the best lakeside getaways in and around the Bay Area to get away from it all.
Best Places To Go Fishing In and Around The Bay AreaInterest has ramped up for fishing in the Bay Area now that the salmon season has begun.
7 Ways To Celebrate Earth Day In The Bay AreaDon't miss these events for Bay Area activities & groups to help you celebrate the spirit of Earth Day...
5 Bay Area Hotels With Mind-Blowing ViewsEnjoy some of the best views in the Bay Area from the comfort of your hotel room
5 Foot Races In The Bay Area To Take OnIf your feet are itching to run, you just may be in the best place on earth to satisfy the urge. Whether you want a marathon, fun run, trail, an obstacle course or even a triathlon, they all are here in the Bay Area.
Best Family Hikes In The East BayEast Bay state and regional parks offer loads of opportunities for scenic hikes, picnics and naturalist programs for the whole family to enjoy.
National Parks Located In Our Own Bay Area BackyardTake a look at five of the best attractions managed by the U.S. National Park Service near the South Bay.