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Every year, the New York Times fuels our wanderlust with its annual list of places to visit. In addition to the far-flung and exotic, this year’s 52 Places to Visit in 2016 touts our very own East Bay for its culinary wonders,…

Channel your inner yogi at the Big Bear Yoga Festival, August 21-23, 2015 at the YMCA Camp Oakes. In the serene setting of Big Bear, mindfulness is easy—especially when it’s accompanied by incredible yoga instructors, vibrant music (and dance!), inspirational…

Interested in trekking through Yosemite backcountry? Look no further. Sports Basement Outdoors is offering an unforgettable 3-day summer backpacking series to the summit of Yosemite’s iconic Half Dome—and oM readers save $100 off the trip, now through October 31!…

Break out your best dance moves in Palm Springs. Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs just opened Bardot Nightclub, a highly anticipated nightclub in the heart of downtown Palm Springs, complete. With state-of-the-art sound and lighting installations,  VIP booths, bottle service, and upbeat…

This August, Trails in Motion returns to the Bay Area. The annual international film festival delights passionate trail runners and outdoor enthusiasts with films about (you guessed it) running, trails, and adventure. The Bay Area festival, which is organized by the…

half moon bay

Located about 25 miles south of San Francisco, Half Moon Bay provides an ideal escape from city life. With beautiful and unspoiled nature, fantastic restaurants, and great people, this laid-back beach area offers a homey environment with a dash…

loma alta open space preserve

Loma Alta Open Space Preserve doesn’t land on most travelers’ itineraries, and for good reason: Tucked away between two residential neighborhoods in the sleepy towns of Fairfax and San Anselmo, this idyll of gurgling streams, beautiful forests, and crisscrossing…