Marin Blog

The Best in Marin Collection

This is a special selection of blog posts that share a single topic of BEST in Marin County.
Find THE Best things to do in each of Marin's cities and towns.

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Oysters, Whales and a Lighthouse

What do fresh oysters, whales, and a historic lighthouse have in common? They are all found along the coastline of West Marin on the bucolic Point Reyes peninsula.

Built in 1870, the Point Reyes lighthouse is...[Read More]

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Marin County’s Most Instagram-Worthy Spots

By Joe Kukura

 

Rack up the likes while you “Marin-stagram” your scenic stay in this eye-catching Northern California vacation spot nestled between San Francisco and Napa Valley. The “sunny side of the Golden Gate Bridge” always...[Read More]

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Scenic Stops in Picture-Perfect Fairfax

By Megan Eileen McDonough

 

Fairfax, California, doesn’t always get the credit it deserves, but it’s actually one of Marin County’s most picture-perfect towns. The downtown area is small and quaint, while the outskirts are vast and...[Read More]

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Six "Marin" Ways to Get in Shape

By Megan Eileen McDonough

 

Ready to up your fitness game? You’re in luck because Marin County offers both indoor and outdoor activities, and there’s something for every skill set. Whether you’re looking for the...[Read More]

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First-Timer’s Guide to San Rafael

By Megan Eileen McDonough

 

San Rafael might not be at the top of your travel wish list, but it should be! As one of the original Spanish mission settlements, the city has quite a fascinating history....[Read More]

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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, charming bayside communities and epic views of the...[Read More]

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Get Married in Magical Marin

With its stunning natural beauty and clement weather, Marin is an ideal year-round choice for wedding celebrations. From redwood-shaded glens to artfully landscaped garden settings, Marin’s delightful variety of wedding venues will allow you to...[Read More]

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Marin’s Most Stunning Views

By Megan Eileen McDonough

 

Marin County has no shortage of jaw-dropping views, but we’ve rounded up five of our favorites. Whether you’re visiting Marin for the first time or the 10th, these Insta-worthy lookout...[Read More]

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Find Your True Romance in Marin

By Maryann Tobin

 

Spending time with the person who means the most to you can take on many forms. Whether couples are looking for a cozy B&B, a new nature trail adventure or just some of...[Read More]

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Best Picnic Spots in Marin

By Megan Eileen McDonough

 

Time to get your picnic baskets at the ready. Spring is here and we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite picnic spots to celebrate the changing of seasons. From historic landmarks...[Read More]