3 Perfect Road Trips from the Bay Area

Summer’s the time to skip the airport and hit the open road. Whether you’re a foodie, a hiker, have young kids, or are just a kid at heart, we’ve put together three perfect itineraries departing from the Bay Area offering family adventure, outdoor escape, or a romantic getaway.

For Romance

Bring that special someone on this relaxing road trip to Mendocino from the Bay Area via Highway 101.

Bay Area road trip

From wineries and chocolate tours to panoramic Pacific coast views, this is the ultimate trip for two.

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For Family Fun

Pack up the kids for the ultimate Southern California road trip.

Disneyland Pixar Roat Trip
Pixar Nighttime Spectacular at Disneyland

From giant artichokes to that iconic castle, this is one road trip your kids will never forget! Get the full itinerary.

For the Great Outdoors

Lace up your hiking boots for the definitive Yosemite road trip from the Bay Area via Highway 120.

Yosemite Road Trip
Photo Courtesy to Craig Wolf

If you haven’t experienced these California treasures, now’s your time. Get the full itinerary.


This article originally appeared in Marin Magazine. Read the full issue by clicking the cover below.