We’ve lived in the San Francisco Bay Area nearly all our lives. My husband was born in San Francisco proper. For us, it’s a quick hour or so drive to the lush vineyards in Sonoma or Napa County. But if you don’t live here, you may wonder, “What are the closest airports to Napa Valley Wine Country?”
There are so many different and eclectic things to do in San Francisco; you will not run out of fun. Whether you are here for a day, a long weekend “getaway,” or more, there are always new things to do and explore.
Living in San Francisco and the Oakland East Bay Area most of my life, I can attest to the fact that sometimes it’s hard to choose where to go. Here are some of my favorite day trips from Oakland and San Francisco. And after all these years, I’m still exploring.
If winter sports are your thing, Bend has you covered. But what if, like my husband and me, you are less fond of snow and more into sunny warm days?
Well, you are in luck! Over the past two years visiting Sis, we’ve found great indoor and outdoor activities for people of all ages to do in the summer. Here are our choices for the 15 best things to do in Bend, Oregon, in the summer.
Monterey and Carmel (or Carmel by the Sea, if you want to be fancy) sit just five miles apart on the beautiful central California coast. In Northern California, we consider the area to be our Southern border. Folks in Southern California claim this place as their northernmost territory. Because of its central location, neighbors from all over California flock to Monterey Bay to relax and unwind.
The road trip on California Highway 1 from San Francisco to Los Angeles is a drive where you want to take your time. You don’t want to miss the tiny coastal towns, forests of redwood trees, beautiful state parks, and so much more.