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Warm Weather Activities in the San Francisco Bay Area

May 6, 2018
Warm Weather Activities in the San Francisco Bay Area

Dolores Park is a great place to picnic in San Francisco. Check it out!

When the weather gets warm, Bay Area residents love to be outside to enjoy beautiful California! There is a reason why San Francisco is the healthiest city in the United States: SF locals are all about being in nature and exercising. Which of those warm weather activities will you do while you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area?

Warm Weather Activities in the San Francisco Bay Area

Picnic in a park or on the beach

Warm Weather Activities in the San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco has 220 parks and miles of beaches for you to enjoy. When the weather gets warm, grab some friends, a blanket, and some food and enjoy a day outside. Don’t forget to bring some games, maybe some music to play, and a camera to capture the fun. Visit our Best Beaches in San Francisco Guide for some information on SF beaches.

Kayak or canoe

Warm Weather Activities in the San Francisco Bay Area

Did you know that you can go kayaking in the San Francisco Bay? It’s a great way to see the city from a new perspective! Check out City Kayak and San Francisco Kayak or visit this article from Redtri about kayaking in the city. If you prefer to be on more calm waters, consider canoeing down the beautiful Russian River, which goes through Napa Valley. Russian River Travel provides information on the numerous canoe and kayak companies in the area.

Go sailing

Warm Weather Activities in the San Francisco Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay is the perfect place to go sailing on a breezy day. If you’d like to go sailing in San Francisco, you have many options: there are a number of private companies that offer daytime and sunset sails, cruises, and whale watching. Visit this Viator page about boat tours in SF for information.

Go hiking

Warm Weather Activities in the San Francisco Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area is full of hiking trails and national parks: go explore them! Our Guide to Hiking in the Bay Area provides information about hiking in the area (and also has some great vocabulary related to hiking).

Rent bikes

Warm Weather Activities in the San Francisco Bay Area

Many tourists rent bikes and ride across the Golden Gate Bridge. It is an incredible experience! Once you’ve crossed the bridge, explore the charming town of Sausalito. Enjoy a long lunch (you deserve it after biking!) and then bike back into the city while enjoying amazing views of the city and the bay.

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