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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Breathtaking, Advanced-Level Hikes in Marin

By Joe Kukura

 

Northern California’s famed Marin County is a can’t-miss destination for weekend hikers, with an unrivaled natural landscape of mountains, trails and open spaces, many with unbeatable views of the mighty Pacific Ocean.

 

Experienced hikers...[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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5 Scenic Ways to Explore Marin County

By Megan Eileen McDonough

 

Boasting year-round perfect weather and a close-knit community of creatives, it’s hard to find fault with Marin County. Just a hop, skip and a jump from both San Francisco and picturesque vineyards,...[Read More]

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Five Brooks Ranch

Mid-summer is one best times to visit Point Reyes National Seashore. Foggy early mornings typically clear by noon, revealing the sparkling, sun-splashed landscape of Point Reyes, the crown jewel of the Golden Gate National Recreation...[Read More]

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Marin’s Best Beach Experience

By Megan Eileen McDonough

Located in the North San Francisco Bay Area, it's only natural that Marin County is a year-round beach destination. While summer is definitely high season for locals and tourists alike, many outdoor...[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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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...[Read More]

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The Coastal Trail

The Marin Headlands are a perfect destination for hiking any time of year. In the fall and early winter, when the weather is moody and mixed, there's no better place to take in refreshing Pacific...[Read More]

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Marin County’s Best Hiking Tours Await

By Whitney Butler

 

From atop Mount Tamalpais, gray whales can be seen in migratory patterns, as seal pups learn to swim where the sand meets the surf. In the grasslands near the ridgeline, tule elk graze...[Read More]

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Best Road trips in Marin County

By Megan Eileen McDonough

 

The open road awaits. If you’ve never taken a road trip, now’s your chance. With cascading views of the San Francisco Bay, fauna in every color of the rainbow and rare...[Read More]