Half Moon Bay deserves a day trip every season for everything there is to do.
HMB has sunflower picking, pumpkin patches and beaches! Check their tourism site for upcoming events
Pescadero is a magical, tiny town an hour away from San Francisco.
For a unique experience, stay at the Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hotel.
Davenport has some of the best hidden beaches in the Bay Area.
Shark Fin Cove is easy to get to, but a popular spot so get there early to avoid crowds.
Pleasanton is 40 minutes from San Francisco & offers vintage Americana vibes.
Take a scenic drive to Ruby Hill Winery & enjoy tastings at $15 for 7 pours (have a DD!)
Capay Valley is a great day trip from Sacramento.
If you’ve never gone olive oil tasting, check out Séka Hills Olive Mill for a unique experience.
Fremont is famous for their antique stores & plenty of yummy coffee shops.
Check out Devout Coffee for lattes & pastries.
Napa Valley is a classic day trip if you love wine & makes for a wonderful weekend stay as well.
Not a wine lover? Downtown Napa has plenty to offer from rustic cafes to a scenic river walk.
Sausalito is located across the Golden Gate Bridge & makes a great day trip from San Francisco.
You can also take the ferry from Pier 41 in San Francisco if you don’t want to drive!
Oakland is full of Bay Area history, delicious eateries, and gorgeous shops.
Check out Temescal Alleys for locally owned small shops. Pictured is Crimson Horticulture Rarities.
Capitola is a sleepy beach community within the city of Santa Cruz.
Locals love grabbing pizza from A Pizza My Heart & eating their slices on the beach.
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