San Francisco's North Bay Area

Marin and Sonoma counties could be God's gift to every joyrider and road tripper that ever was. Don't miss out on the updates to this page. Subscribe to the Newsletter.


Napa Valley to the Sea

In a little over an hour, you can drive from 100-degree beating sun, clear blue skies, lush vineyards and world-class wineries to 50-degree coastal fog, blustery cliff-tops and cozy, warm coffee shops. READ and WATCH

Coleman Valley Road

The grand rock-studded highlands, fog-shrouded canyons and panoramic views will make your heart skip on this approach to the Pacific Ocean. READ

Marshall-Petaluma Road

Drive this in either direction for ridge-top views of Tomales Bay or Petaluma. Dip into farmsteads and rolling lowlands in between. Get oysters. READ


A perfect joyride often starts with a stop in Freestone for picnic supplies: warm fresh-baked bread, local artisan cheese and maybe even a bottle of wine. READ