When the city grid starts to feel too much, San Franciscans are lucky to have our choice of getaways. And now that the city’s annual two weeks of summer is almost here, there’s a wealth of variety—Russian River, St. Helena, Bodega Bay, and other tiny towns are all at our disposal.
In need of a laid-back day at at cozy cabin? No problem. Prefer to party in the middle of the woods? You've gotta head up to Guerneville.
Here’s a mapped list of 20 great little destinations to get you exploring beyond the limits of San Francisco, Oakland, or Silicon Valley in 2019.
Find a town that suits you, pack light, and explore.
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