Marin Blog

Outdoor Adventures Collection

This is a special selection of blog posts that share a single topic of outdoor activities in Marin County.
Whether craving a day of adventure by hiking, biking, paddling or hoping to keep things simple on the farm, here are some interesting blog ideas for ways to explore Marin.

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Visit the Wild-est Side of Marin County


A trip to Marin County can be a wildlife safari adventure and being just a short drive from San Francisco, it has...[Read More]

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Visit The Lodge at Tiburon for Outdoor Adventures

Main County is only a bike or car ride across the Golden Gate Bridge, or for the less adventurous, a relaxing ferry ride from San Francisco’s Embarcadero. Marin’s legendary natural beauty has...[Read More]

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5 Outdoor Activities in Marin After Dark

By John Egan


In Marin County, nighttime and sunrise 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...[Read More]

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Marin’s Top Waterfall Hikes

The rainy season has finally hit Marin and the county’s highest peak—Mount Tamalpais—recorded a whopping 43 inches of precipitation from the first big storm of the season. For nature-lovers, the big rainfall means great waterfall...[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 LGBTQ travel secret on the “sunny side of the Golden Gate Bridge.” Marin County is sort of the backyard...[Read More]

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A Camping Guide to Marin County

By Megan Eileen McDonough


When it comes to campsites, Marin County has you covered (literally). Home to towering redwood trees, quaint beaches dotting the coast and exotic wildlife that goes for miles, there's a trail...[Read More]

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Hiking Mt Tam

Top of Tam: Marin's Verna Dunshee Trail 

I'm high atop Mount Tamalpais on the Verna Dunshee memorial trail and the Bay Area spreads out below me in miniature. It's a magical view:  lush ridges, hills and...[Read More]

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Gear up for a Mountain Biking Adventure in Marin County

by Maryann Tobin


Imagine the feel of a fresh breeze gliding across your face as you ride through the legendary trails that inspired the sport of mountain biking. The exhilaration is topped only by the breathtaking...[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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Paddling Marin

Interested in trying the hot new sport of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP for short)? There's no better place to learn and rent boards than 101 Surf Sports in San Rafael. The expansive paddlesports shop and rental...[Read More]