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520 20th Street Oakland, CA 94612 (510) 452-2022 touchstoneclimbing.com Description The Great Western Power Co. is just one branch of the many state-of-the-art rock-climbing facilities operated by Touchstone Climbing Incorporated. Each club offers plenty of indoor climbing terrain, plus…

600 E. Edgewater Place in the Balboa Fun Zone Newport Beach, CA 92661 (949) 673-3372 newportbeachboatrentals.com Description Avoid a long walk from rental store to water and rent from Marina Boat Rentals, located right on the bay. Rentals range…

There are multiple gates that enter into 17 Mile Drive. One convenient gate coming from Monterey is at 2032 Sunset Drive, Pacific Grove. Description 17 Mile Drive is considered one of the most beautiful drives in the world. However,…

Merritt Street, Castroville  to Forrest Avenue, Pacific Grove seemonterey.com Description Stretching 18 majestic miles from Castroville on down through Pacific Grove, this waterfront (and car-free!) trail is an ideal way to Monterey and beyond sans gas guzzler. The Southern Pacific…

Stanford Dish Walk, Stanford Ave. and Junipero Serra Blvd., Palo Alto, CA Description The Dish Walk is one of the most popular trails in the Bay Area- and for a good reason. On a clear day, The Dish provides…

55 Peckham Road Watsonville, CA 95076 (831) 722-2458 gizdich-ranch.com Description Gizdich Ranch got its start in 1937, when Croatian-born Vincent Gizdich began planting tomatoes near an apple orchard. These days, berries and apples are the name of the game,…

25 Swanton Road Davenport, CA 95017 (831) 469-8804 swantonberryfarm.com Description In 1983, on a dream and a prayer (and a beat-up tractor), Jim Cochran and Mark Matze rented four acres of land and planted them with strawberries. The goal…

2720 Alpine Road Portola Valley, CA 94028 webbranchinc.com Description What started as 40 acres of strawberries, subleased from Standford University in 1922, is today a 285-acre California Certified Organic farm, dishing out fine crops of corn, tomatoes, squash and…