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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Last-Minute Memorial Day Weekend Guide to Marin County

By Joe Kukura

 

The unofficial start of summer is already almost here, and Marin County, the “sunny side of the Golden Gate Bridge,” shines as a great getaway for your Memorial Day weekend enjoyment. Perfectly placed...[Read More]

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Learn Something New This Spring in Marin County

By Joe Kukura

 

Sharpen your skills or discover a new craft in the culinary, creative and cultural arts by visiting Marin County, which attracts luminaries who live life to the fullest on the “sunny side of...[Read More]

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Celebrate Marin's Earth Day Throughout the Year

By Joe Kukura

 

The whole planet celebrates Earth Day on April 22, but Earth Day is actually every day! Even though the 22nd has come and gone, there are still activities to participate in throughout the...[Read More]

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Marin County: Fine-Wine Destination

By Joe Kukura

 

Wine awards and distinctions are pouring in for Marin County, making the Northern California getaway spot an up-and-coming wine destination.

 

You may not think of Marin County as wine country, but that might be...[Read More]

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5 Outdoor Activities in Marin After Dark

By John Egan

 

In Marin County, nighttime can be just the right time to explore the outdoors, thanks to the area’s mild—but a bit nippy—after-dark weather. And as luck would have it, a number of activities...[Read More]

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LGBT Traveler's Guide to Marin County

By Joe Kukura

 

San Francisco may be known as the world’s gay mecca, but there’s a well-kept LGBT travel secret on the “sunny side of the Golden Gate Bridge.” Marin County is sort of the backyard...[Read More]

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5 Off-the-Beaten-Path Hikes in Marin

By John Egan

 

Want to get outdoors but avoid the crowds? Marin County, just one famous bridge away from San Francisco, offers a wealth of breathtaking hiking trails and vistas. From rugged peaks to dazzling waterfalls...[Read More]

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5 Best Forest Bathing Spots in Marin

By Joe Kukura

 

Turns out that nature may be the best medicine, according to a wellness trend that’s sweeping the United States. It’s called forest bathing, and it’s not really new. In Japan, the treatment, called...[Read More]

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Start the Year Off With New Experiences in Marin

Start the Year Off With New Experiences in Marin

By Joe Kukura

 

Sunshine and warm weather are the antidote to the post-holiday hangover, and the famed wine country destination of Marin County has plenty of both all...[Read More]