By Lee Foster

ISBN-10: 0585042098

ISBN-13: 9780585042091

ISBN-10: 1556508212

ISBN-13: 9781556508219

Resident authors conceal each corner and cranny, together with the Bay region, the North Coast & Redwood kingdom, Napa & Sonoma Valleys, Shasta, the Cascade area, Sierra, Gold kingdom, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite, Monterey, Santa Cruz and the massive Sur Coast. browsing, snowboarding, diving, horseback driving, kayaking and skydiving – these types of adventures and extra are given, besides the simplest neighborhood clothes shops who can help plan your journey. locations to stick and consume go well with all tastes and pocketbooks. Over 50 city and nearby maps, in addition to colour photographs. listed.

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Adventures On Wheels Chances are part of your adventure will be on wheels, so we're putting that first. Scenic Drives are a favorite Northern California adventure, especially on the coast roads, such as in Mendocino and Big Sur, or on the back-country roads, such as Highway 49 in the Gold Country. Bicycling and inline skating are popular in all the California regions. We'll share with you some of our favorite bike trips in each area and recommend a local bike shop for rentals and repairs. Railroading is an interesting part of Northern California travel, whether one considers special scenic rail trips (Roaring Camp in Santa Cruz, the Skunk Train in Mendocino, or the Wine Train in Napa, or Amtrak, the workhorse of railroading.

This is also where the main local population base of adventure travelers lives. The San Francisco Bay Area offers substantial touring prospects and many enticing adventures, from bicycling along the Golden Gate Promenade and across the Golden Gate Bridge to hiking the East Bay Parks, such as Briones. Chapter 3 portrays the North Coast and Redwood Country, the area north of San Francisco. The adventures here range from whale watching along the Mendocino bluffs in January to meditative hikes in the quiet of the redwoods, such as at Lady Bird Johnson Grove in Redwood National Park.

The chapter is then divided into the various travel adventures you can find. Finally, the five chapters covering the area beyond San Francisco Bay close with a brief personal essay on some aspect of adventure travel in that region. Adventures On Wheels Chances are part of your adventure will be on wheels, so we're putting that first. Scenic Drives are a favorite Northern California adventure, especially on the coast roads, such as in Mendocino and Big Sur, or on the back-country roads, such as Highway 49 in the Gold Country.

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