Marin is magical – so close and a world away: myriad choices for fun, exercise, entertainment, exploring, wandering, and playing.
Drive over the Golden Gate Bridge – leave the City behind -and enjoy and explore multi-faceted and fun Marin County: you can hang around or hang-glide. Join the happy denizens who are biking, strolling, hiking, dining, shopping or – see a first-run movie at the wonderful Rafael Theater – home of the famous Mill Valley Film Festival.
Climb Every Mountain
Mount Tamalpais is the “Go To“ destination for millions of visitors every year. People come from all over the world to hike, bike, hang glide, ride horses, bird watch, photograph, swim, surf, study plants, flowers, trees and explore miles of open spaces. The magnificent views absolutely take your breath away…as do a number of the scenic and strenuous hiking trails.
Art Attack: Marin Open Studios – Bring your bike on the Sausalito ferry grab a map, and explore Marin: from Sausalito to Mill Valley to Ross, Dozens of artitis are opening their studio doors May 12 and 13 for art lovers, buyers, the creative process first hand. 11AM – 6PM
When in Marin – do as the Marinites do: drop in at one the most talked about restaurants: Insalatas – in San Anselmo. Try the Hearts of Romaine & Radicchio with Parmesan with Balsamic-Mustard Vinaigrette; divine Chicken Saltimbocca and the exquisitely decadent Caramel Toffee Gelato Parfait.
Beach Party: Point your car or bikes towards Point Reyes – Be prepared to be impressed with dramatic rocky headlands, jade green ocean breakers crashing on shore; beautiful expansive, beaches and grasslands, brushy hillsides, and forested ridges; Marin’s version of Eden – Point Reyes offers visitors over 1500 species of plants and animals to discover. Bring a picnic, a beachball, Frisbee, sunscreen and a hat. Stop in the at Station House Café.
Four Great Restaurants:
- Piazza d Angelo – a wonderful Italian restaurant located in downtown Mill Valley on the square
- Bay Thai Cuisine – a true hole in the wall- with great food -909 Fourth St San Rafael (415) 458-8845
- Tommy’s Wok – Sausalito- the best Chinese food in all of Marin County
- Best Sunday Brunch with a live, non stop Bicycle Parade- Poggio – Sausalito
Drive, ride your bike, or take the ferry to Marin County,. Enjoy the great escape from the City to the country. You will be welcomed to Marin – any day of the week.
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