Getting Out of San Francisco

San Francisco is ideally situated within a short drive of countless activities that make living here a true pleasure. Whether you enjoy amazing hiking, climbing, kayaking, or visiting world-class vineyards and restaurants, the Bay Area has a vast assortment of options for recreation, both widely renowned as well as hidden gems. Below are just a few examples with approximate driving times from San Francisco.

 

1 hour or less:

Oakland/Berkeley

Angel Island

Point Reyes National Seashore

Mount Tamalpais

Tomales Bay oyster farms

Muir Woods

Sausalito

Half Moon Bay

 

1-2 hours:

Napa, Sonoma

Monterey

Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve

 

3 hours:

Big Sur

Yosemite National Park

Lake Tahoe

 

4 hours:

Morro Bay

Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks

Mount Shasta