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:
Point Reyes National Seashore
Tomales Bay oyster farms
Half Moon Bay
Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve
Yosemite National Park
Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks