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? 

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Best Marin Beach Walks, Summer 2013

Top Five: Marin Beach Walks

July is beach time in Marin. With San Francisco socked-in with summer fog and the inland areas baking in heat, Marin offers easy coastal escape and refreshing beach walks.

Stinson Beach.  Less...[Read More]

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Marin Blog, July 2013: Hiking

Top of Tam: Marin's Verna Dunshee Trail 

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

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Best Music Venues, Autumn 2013

Live Music in Marin

Marin has long been a hot spot for music and musicians (The Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Carlos Santana and many other rock legends have lived and played here.) Live music continues to...[Read More]

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Spotlight on Fairfax

A cool little town and gateway to gorgeous West Marin

There aren't many "real" towns left in über wealthy Marin County these days, but Fairfax is one of them. This laid-back community, situated on the far end...[Read More]