Figure out where to go hiking in the Presidio of San Francisco. Get a curated list of trails with epic views, informative history and quirky stops.
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Take a stroll through SF’s most notorious Gold Rush neighborhood on this Barbary Coast Trail tour. Get background, things to do and a complete Barbary Coast map.
Rhyolite ghost town (near Death Valley) is a well-preserved example of California late gold mining boom. This guide has Rhyolite’s history and practical tips on how to visit.
Explore CA’s boom and bust by visiting these ghost towns in Death Valley. These towns in (and near) the national park offer dusty, rusty California history.
This is the only guide you’ll need to plan your Joshua Tree visit. This insanely thorough travel guide has planning tips, top things to do, lodging and packing ideas.
Learn more about the East Jesus art installation in Niland, California. This offbeat sculpture garden is fueled by a sustainable and collectivist art ethic.
Your full guide to finding lovely mosaic steps in SF. Get the backstory on the tiled staircases and get tips for visiting, parking and public transportation.
Make the most of your Yosemite winter trip. Get planning tips and a list of 25 fun things to do in Yosemite in the winter, including hikes, winter sports, tours and epic views.
Have yourself a totally chill weekend getaway with these relaxing things to do in Carmel Valley. Find wineries, hikes, cute shops and great places to eat.
Head from San Francisco to Lake Tahoe with this detailed road trip guide. Get routing suggestions from SF to Tahoe with ideas for fun stops along the way.
Explore San Francisco’s Presidio National Park site. Find cool things to do in The Presidio like hiking, beaches, golfing, bridge views, quirky attractions, public art and nature.
Visit the John Muir National Historic site in Martinez, CA. Learn about Muir’s conservation legacy, his family and his ranch. This guide offers practical advice on how to visit.