Mt. Tam Picnic

Summer, it’s a time for lounging in parks, frolicking on beaches, and making the most of the grill. But we all know that summer weather in San Francisco can be less than optimal. With that in mind, here are…

bike responsibly

Napa, Santa Ynez, Paso Robles… wine towns abound in California. But factoring in travel, expensive accommodations, and various other factors, a simple “wine weekend” can translate to a hefty price tag. Fortunately, wine country is closer than you think—just…

Here are the best green Bay Area destinations oM has discovered this year. Best Natural Habitat for Art: diRosa Preserve | Napa Peacocks roam among the artwork at this 217-acre nature preserve and estate, brainchild of eco-crusader and lovable eccentric Rene di…

photography spots

Whether you’re snapping away with your iPhone or your deluxe Nikon kit, you’ll no doubt take some print-worthy photos at one of these locations! From a Frank Lloyd Wright House to a Japanese Garden and a Tuscan-style vineyard, you’re…

You don’t have to shell out hundreds (or even thousands) of dollars for a flashy bike worthy of the Tour de France in order to enjoy all of the beautiful trails that the Bay Area has to offer. Choose…

Alameda, which lends its name to a large county in the East Bay, is itself an elusive island, to which most non-residents don’t give much thought. But just across the Bay from San Francisco, this small, cozy enclave is…