Norcal Staycations

6 Favorite NorCal Staycations

Are you living in the San Francisco Bay Area on temporary assignment? While the Bay Area is absolutely amazing and has lots to offer, you might be itching for an adventure! Whether you want to relax on the beach, spend a day at the spa, go biking or wine tasting, there is plenty to choose from near San Francisco. Check out some of NorCal’s hottest getaways – some are closer to home than you might think!

Sonoma County

Sonoma County does not disappoint. With rolling vineyards, a plethora of chic tasting rooms, and some of the best eats in NorCal, Sonoma is the iconic postcard waiting to be part of your Instagram! Combining country relaxation with great food, outdoor events, and excellent spas, you won’t have trouble finding the perfect winery.


Monterey & Carmel

Home to the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, wineries, and scenic ocean view trails perfect for whale watching, Monterey is worth the almost two hour drive. Whether you feel like strolling through the quaint town of Monterey or want to wander around the vibrant artist community of Carmel-by-the-Sea, this road trip will be one to remember.


Just a ferry ride across the bay, go on a day trip to Sausalito for some fun! You’ll find spectacular views, unique boutiques and endless amounts of outdoor activities such as kayaking, sailing and even hiking. Want a great view of the San Francisco Bay, Angel Island or Alcatraz? Relax and unwind in a beautiful setting thanks to the stylish Sausalito.


The location of some of the most famous wineries, hotels, and restaurants, you’ll be sure to enjoy a weekend in Napa. Feel the fresh air by going on a morning hot air balloon ride, and then spend your afternoon checking out the shops, restaurants, and attractions of Downtown Napa!


Only an hour south of San Francisco, the chill town of Pescadero is a paradise with a scenic coastline that just won’t quit. Far from the sting of the city’s farm-to-fork bromides, you’ll delight on actual farms and fork your way through food harvested from the local land – plus, there’s plenty of pie! With gorgeous green fields, crisp sea air, and cozy interiors, make Pescadero your weekend getaway.

Treat yourself to a beautiful getaway in NorCal – the possibilities are endless! Whether you pamper yourself in Pescadero or soothe your soul in Sonoma, Northern California is the luxurious location for all your weekend adventures!

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