North Bay Travel & Outdoors
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.
Want to go wine tasting, but you’re not sure if your drinking buddy can come along? Believe it or not, you CAN sip Pinot with your pooch. Here’s our Guide to the wine country’s most dog-friendly vineyards.
No doubt about it, the Napa Valley can be expensive. Hundred- dollar bottle of wine? They’ve got it. Thousand-a-night hotel suite? Right this way. But there are vine values to be found if you know […]
Hiking is a great way to keep in shape, commune with nature and bond with your dog. Plus it’s pretty cheap entertainment and a fantastic way to spend a morning or afternoon.
Tasting wines in Sonoma County is a fantastic way to spend a weekend, but at some point you will need to eat. Fortunately, this world-famous drinking destination offers many wonderful eateries as well.