Point Montara Lighthouse

Well, it’s time to start thinking about fall or winter outdoor options again, Bay Area Families! I know that sounds crazy, but we just booked a couple of weekends, and it looks like lots of the more popular spots (looking at you, Samuel P. Taylor, or even the lesser-known Portola Redwoods) are already booking up…

Wildflowers plus lunch!

Many moons ago, when I was internationally traveling as a single person (in other words, cheaply), I was struck with the joy of hiking to a eatery (pub, mountain hostel, etc), havingĀ a good lunch, and then continuing on my merry way again. Because much of the open spaceĀ in the United States has strict restrictions against…