Top 5 weekend getaway in Bay Area.

5 Sep

A fellow blogger asked me what my recommendation of weekend getaways in the Bay Area are, so thought I would write a blog about it.

The Bay Area is full of great places to visit – wine country, lakes, ski areas, national parks, beaches and so much more.

Below are my top 5 weekend getaways. In no particular order:

1. Yosemite– 3.5 hour drive from the Bay Area. A stunning National Park, great in summer and winter. The park is full of hikes and waterfalls.

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2. Napa Valley-1.5 hours from the Bay Area. beautiful wine country. Some of my favorite wineries are Mumm, Domain Chandon, Sterling and Vi Sattui

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3. San Luis Obispo– 4 hours from the Bay Area. Lovely beach destination with great attraction such as Hearst Castle. Fantastic food and the best crab I have ever tasted.

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4. Lake Tahoe– 3.5 hours from the Bay Area. Great in summer and winter. The lake in summer time is great for kayaking and water sports. Winter time Tahoe turns into a winter paradise.

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5. Santa Cruz– 1.5 hours from the Bay Area. Fantastic beach destination with a fun boardwalk full of amusement park attractions. Other activities include cruises and the mystery spot.

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So go out and discover The Bay Area. There is so much on offer, no matter what your interest are there is something for everyone.

Start exploring today!

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