Marin Blog

Read our blog to learn more about Marin County. Our local area bloggers provide a wide range of content on various attractions, events, festivals and other local activities that are a tradition in Marin. We are right next door to the vineyards of Napa and Sonoma. Closer than you could ever imagine to everything that’s unique in this clever corner of California. As in, one famous bridge away from San Francisco. Getting curious?

Meet our Bloggers:

Ben DavidsonWriter and photographer Ben Davidson is a Mill Valley native and former Sunset Magazine travel editor. Ben has covered travel stories across the globe for over twenty-five years, but his favorite sights, scenes and travel discoveries are right here at home in Marin County, California. 

 

 

Karen Pavone

Farminista’s Feast is a farm-to-table culinary adventure blog about eating fresh, locally sourced foods and connecting with the farmers, ranchers,bakers, cheesemakers, chefs and others who are at the root of what we eat. Karen Pavone is a journalist and photographer who is a passionate advocate for sustainable agriculture and artisan food & beverage producers in California's beautiful North Bay and beyond.

 

 

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Fashionable and Fun Ways to Celebrate the Summer of Love in Marin

Fashionable and Fun Ways to Celebrate the Summer of Love in Marin

By Megan Eileen McDonough

 

Summer’s almost here, so get ready to channel your inner hippie! This year marks the 50th anniversary of the infamous [Read More]

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Best Camping Spots for Memorial Day Weekend and Beyond

By Megan Eileen McDonough

 

Memorial Day weekend is around the corner, so start planning that getaway with Mother Nature. Marin has a number of campsites distributed throughout the county, but we’ve rounded up five of our...[Read More]

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Beach Lover’s Guide to Marin County

By Megan Eileen McDonough

 

With summer around the corner, now is the perfect time to start planning your beach getaway to Marin. That said, with so many beaches to choose from, picking the right one for...[Read More]

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Be the Star of Your Summer Adventure in Marin County

By Whitney Butler

 

All great adventures have a few things in common: a compelling plot with a few surprises, memorable heroes and sidekicks, and a whole lot of action. Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Goonies,...[Read More]

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Marin's Best Fare to Feast on This Spring

By Whitney Butler

 

With 167,000 acres, or 50 percent of the total land, dedicated to farms and ranches in Marin County, early spring is an important harvest period for some of the area’s most delicious offerings:...[Read More]

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The Best Foodie Spots in Marin

By Whitney Butler

 

The late Julia Child once said, “People who love to eat are always the best people.” While I tend to agree with this sentiment, I also think it must be twice as true...[Read More]

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The Best Wedding Venues in Marin

Did your special someone pop the very important question this Valentine's Day? Whether you’re newly engaged or considering a destination wedding someplace warm, here are five of Marin County’s best indoor and outdoor venues. [Read More]

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Best Places to Spot Winter Wildlife in Marin

By Megan Eileen McDonough

 

One of the best perks of living in Marin is the county’s pleasant weather year-round. For visitors, summer might seem like an obvious choice for a visit, but don’t underestimate the beauty...[Read More]

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Experience the Romance of Marin County

By Megan Eileen McDonough

 

While the holidays are a great time to reconnect with friends and family, don’t forget to pay extra attention to your special someone. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, now is the...[Read More]