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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Experience the Magic of the Holidays—Marin Style

Experience the Magic of the Holidays—Marin Style

By Whitney Butler

 

In 1899, the San Francisco Call, a newspaper that served the Bay Area between 1890 and 1913, reported some unusual winter news in Marin:

 

“Snow fell for over...[Read More]

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Gourmet Gift Guide: Only in Marin

By Megan Eileen McDonough

 

The winter holidays are fast approaching! Don’t let the stresses of shopping get you down this year; gift your loved ones the one thing that makes everyone happy: food! From artisan cheeses and...[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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The Best of Dog-Friendly Marin

By Megan Eileen McDonough

 

Marin isn’t just for families and couples; there’s room for everyone, including your dog! From pet-friendly beaches and businesses to hotel tips and restaurant recommendations, here is your ultimate guide to touring...[Read More]

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The Best Places to Stay on Marin’s Ocean Side

The Best Places to Stay on Marin’s Ocean Side

By Megan Eileen McDonough

 

Marin’s ocean side is home to some pretty serene spots, so you’ll want ample time to experience the area’s rolling hills, winding roads,...[Read More]

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Fall Culture Guide to Marin County

By Megan Eileen McDonough

 

Summer may be winding down, but there’s plenty of fun in store this fall. From film festivals and live theatrical performances to flights upon flights of cold brews, autumn is a very...[Read More]

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Best Places to Dance the Night Away in Marin

By Whitney Butler

 

There’s a reason Marin’s nightlife is so authentic, and that’s because the area is home to several famous musicians, and is the birthplace of many more. Classic rockers like Sammy Hagar, Phil Lesh...[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]