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Welcome to Coastal Towns

Highway 1, aka the Pacific Coast Highway, meanders south of San Francisco through small towns like Pacifica, a surfer's delight, Montara, and Half Moon Bay. Along the coast are numerous beaches, lighthouses, sloughs for kayaking, deep-sea fishing, and agricultural fields lush with strawberries and artichokes. Half Moon Bay is the southern anchor on this slice of coast, with restaurants, shops, inns, and art galleries. Nearby is Ano Nuevo State Reserve, winter home of endangered elephant seals.

Getting Around San Francisco

Find out how to get around San Francisco using public transportation, including the city's bus system, cable cars, streetcars, and BART (rapid transit).

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The Absolutely Best Places to Go in Sonoma County

Sonoma County offers so much to see and do that you won't want to waste time sleeping. Whether you enjoy nature or the arts, wine or beer, history...

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Silicon Valley's Top 10 Destinations for Families

Silicon Valley is not all work and no play. In fact, it's one of the places to visit with families. The valley is home to several museums, fun theme parks...

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The East Bay's Unexpected Wine Country

If you think you need to go all the way north to Napa Valley to experience California's great wines, think again. Believe it or not, it was a wine from...

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Old Faithful Geyser Of

Old Faithful Geyser of California is one of the three geysers in the world with the designatin "old faithful". These are the geysers that performs at regular intervals

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Grayline Wine Country Tours

Enjoy a winery tour and complimentary wine tastings. Complimentary Hotel pick up. Only $67. Lunch opportunities abound at either Sonoma's historic...

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