Travel & Outdoors

Wine Country Sees Surge of Memorial Day Weekend VisitorsIn Napa Valley, there is relief that COVID-19’s grip may be coming to an end. As a result, a lot of people are treating Memorial Day weekend as a kind of spring break from the pandemic.
COVID: High Percentage of Vaccinated Residents Makes San Francisco a Low-Risk Setting for Summer FunMedical experts say Memorial Day 2021 is vastly safer than last year, particularly in San Francisco where 4/5ths of the population have received a dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
Memorial Day Weekend Air Travel Set to Soar as Motorists See Highest Gas Prices in YearsWith fears of pandemic fading, Californians are taking to the skies and roads this Memorial Day. Too bad the price of fuel is at its highest in years.
Significant Post-Pandemic Increase in Air, Road Travel Anticipated for Holiday WeekendMemorial Day weekend is considered the unofficial start of the summer travel season and there will be no shortage of travelers in Bay Area airports and cars on local roadways.
Debate Intensifies Over Reopening JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park to Auto TrafficJFK Drive has been off-limits for cars in the eastern half of Golden Gate Park for about a year and there's a lot of support for keeping it that way. Others say the policy limits access for low-income residents and out-of-towners.
Blue & Gold Fleet Moves to End Ferry Service to Angel Island From SFBlue and Gold Fleet service from San Francisco to Angel Island may end due to declining sales, a company spokeswoman said Friday.