Marin Blog

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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? 

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Marin's Dynamic Arts and Culture Scene

By Joe Kukura

 

Northern California’s Marin County has a special place in the American art scene. The home of movie stars like Sean Penn and George Lucas and rock ’n’ rollers Sammy Hagar and Huey Lewis,...[Read More]

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5 Best Outdoor Marin Summer Concerts

As the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson once said, summer means happy times and having fun. And you’ve got to admit that the Beach Boys are summertime experts.

So when you’re hunting for free fun this summer...[Read More]

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Fun Things to do with Your Pet

By Joe Kukura

If your peeve is having your pet turned away when you’re traveling or exploring, let your furry friends sniff out northern California’s pet-friendly paradise of Marin County.

Known as the “Backyard of the Bay...[Read More]

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How to Save Money and Plan a Staycation in Marin

By Joe Kukura

Californians seeking extraordinary encounters close to home will want to plan their next staycation in idyllic Marin County with its picturesque forests, vibrant cities, towns and majestic coastlines. Marin County serves as sort...[Read More]

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Winter Water and Wildlife Guide to Marin County

By Joe Kukura

Winter is the time to cozy up and stay indoors — unless you’re in Marin County. The northern California getaway known as the “sunny side of the Golden Gate Bridge” is that rare...[Read More]

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'Tis the Season for Music and Merriment in Marin

By John Egan

Known as the “sunny side of the Golden Gate Bridge,” Marin County is truly a destination for all seasons. And for the holidays, Marin is ho-ho-hosting festivities that’ll bring you plenty of music...[Read More]

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Beginner's Guide to the Magic of Marin

By Joe Kukura

Outdoor enthusiasts won’t find a better place for a breath of fresh air than the northern California getaway of Marin County. Known as “the backyard of the Bay Area” for its array of...[Read More]

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5 Bona Fide Foodie Experiences

By John Egan

All year ’round, Marin County serves up tasty experiences for foodies. An array of establishments in Marin County furnish tasty fare, from apples to mozzarella to olive oil to vino. We’ve rounded up five...[Read More]

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Learn Something New at Marin's Best Museums

By Joe Kukura

 

The wilder side of American museums is on permanent display just north of San Francisco in Marin County. Its museums are an eclectic collection of tributes to Northern California’s influence on American life...[Read More]