northern california

  1. Travel

    Foodie's guide to San Francisco and the Bay Area

    Take a bite out of six of our favorite restaurants that dish up great gourmet fare in San Francisco and the Bay Area.
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    Hearst Castle: A Californian palace

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    While perhaps not a castle in the ancient fortress sense, this world-reknowned hillside estate is indeed a palace -- with 165 rooms...
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    Big Sur: The wild coast

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    Take an adventure to the Pacific Ocean with a visit to Big Sur and its nearby sites. Learn more about the wild beauty of the area in...
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    Lake Anza at Tilden Park

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    Just over the hill from Oakland and Berkeley, Tilden Park's beautiful Lake Anza is a popular getaway for families from around the Bay!
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    Tilden Park's Little Farm & Environmental Education Center

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    At the Tilden Nature Area, a 740-acre preserve located just North of Tilden Park, you will find the renowned Environmental Education...
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    Tilden Park Steam Train

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    If you or your kids are up for a train ride, how about taking a trip on Tilden Park's captivating kid-sized railroad?
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    Hershell Spillman Merry-Go-Round

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    One of the jewels of the Tilden Park crown is their vintage carousel -- complete with hand-painted horses and other animals and the...
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    Annual events & festivals in Northern California

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    Looking for something fun to do with your family? California is full of annual events, local festivals and fairs that are a delight...
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    Best California museums for families

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    Looking for a great museum to explore with the family? Here are some of our favorite California museums.
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    Free family activities in Northern California

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    Free family fun abounds in California. From the beach to the boardwalk to the best parks around, here's a guide to the best family...
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    Best family attractions in California

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    Whether you are a family living in California or are heading in from out of town, the sunny coastal state has plenty of fun...