Northern California - Marin County & the Bay Area (Chapter)
This is the Marin County & the Bay Area chapter from Lonely Planet’s California guidebook.
Cross the Golden Gate Bridge to Marin and visit wizened ancient redwoods, herds of elegant tule elk, Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley. South of San Francisco, Hwy 1 traces miles of undeveloped coastline and sandy beaches.
- kayak Tomales Bay amid harbor seals and splendid shorelines
- feast your way through the delectable Gourmet Ghetto in Berkeley
- hike or cycle the perimeter of panoramic Angel Island
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Marin County, Marin Headlands, Sausalito, Tiburon, Mill Valley, Sir Francis Drake Boulevard & around, San Rafael, Mt Tamalpais State Park, Muir Woods National Monument, The Coast, East Bay, Oakland, Berkeley, Mt Diablo State Park, John Muir National Historic Site, Vallejo, The Peninsula, San Jose, Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz.
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