Weekend Getaways in Marin
Marin county and the greater bay area are one of the few places that you can
experience some of the world's greatest skiing, surfing, and hiking all in the span of 24
hours. With its close proximity to a host of many different fun filled activities, you can
only imagine the weekend getaways that are easily accessible.
Stinson Beach is just a short beautiful drive over Mt. Tamalpais along the scenic
Panoramic Highway. Stinson is a quaint beach town with sweeping views of the pacific
which makes for stunning sunsets and relaxing beach days. There are a host of
AirBNB’s available for rent on the hill as well as ocean front properties in the Seadrift
Stinson’s 3.5 mile beach makes for a perfect walk at sunrise as well as plenty of
opportunity for surfing and swimming for all ages. It is also the start point for one of
Marin’s most famous hiking trails, The Dipsea, an extensive trail that takes you up over
Mt. Tamalpais and back into Mill Valley.
The famous Napa Valley is definitely one of the best weekend getaway options
for couples who want a romantic and gorgeous experience. With extensive vineyards for
miles and luxurious resort style accommodations, the valley really has it all. The Archer
Hotel, sitting right in the middle of downtown Napa, offers an amazing experience as
well as easy access to many amazing and world renowned restaurants: Angèle.
Morimoto, and Cole’s Chop House to name a few.
Napa’s wine culture is like no other and extremely easy to immerse yourself in.
With famous tasting rooms, such as the K. LAZ Wine Collection, you are destined to get
the tasting experience of a lifetime.
Tahoe is an incredible destination that is frequented by many from the Bay Area.
As a previous location for the Olympics, you are bound to get an amazing mountain
experience with resorts like Palisades Tahoe, formerly known as Squaw, Northstar, as
well as many others for all age groups.
The amazing thing about these resorts is that many operate year round doubling as hiking mountains, bike parks, and relaxing resort
living. The other exciting part of Tahoe is the lake itself, once spring rolls around the
lake is an amazing place for family activities such as swimming, water skiing, cliff
jumping, and relaxing on the beach.
Santa Cruz is a great getaway for the outdoor enthusiasts. It holds one of richest
surf histories in northern California with famous breaks such as Pleasure Point and
Steamer’s Lane as well as great options for mountain biking and hiking as you move up
into the hills. The adventurous possibilities are endless and plentiful.
The best part of Santa Cruz is that it can cater to all audiences whether you want
a cozy romantic beachfront getaway or a fun family vacation with trips to the beach and
the famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Amazing restaurants include Avanti, La
Posta, and Shadowbrook.