Best Weekend Getaways in California
Grab your snacks and get your playlists ready, we’re going on a road trip!
Whether you've got a three-day weekend coming up that you want to take advantage of or you're looking for a getaway from Menlo Park, we have some suggestions to make the most of your weekend trip.
1. Half Moon Bay
This iconic California destination has tons to offer those visiting for a day trip or weekend getaway. Half Moon Bay is a watersports mecca with kayaking, surf lessons, and boat trips all offered here.
2. Muir Woods
One of the last remaining redwood forests in the San Francisco Bay area these woods will transport you to another world. Take in the enormity of the redwoods and enjoy a peaceful hike for a day.
3. Santa Cruz, CA
Stretching into Monterey Bay, this coastal city is perfect to enjoy the beautiful California weather. Enjoy the rides on the boardwalk and go vintage shopping along Pacific Avenue. Don’t forget to check out the Natural Bridge State Beach while you’re here!
4. Yosemite National Park
While Yosemite is a little further from Menlo Park than the other destinations on the list, we wanted to make sure we included it! A beautiful glacial valley is known best for its waterfalls, you’ll have plenty to explore and enjoy while you’re here taking in the beauty of nature.
Discover Downtown Livermore, the heart of the Livermore community. The best of shopping, dining, entertainment and business services are ready to serve you
6. Stinson Beach
Stinson's white sand and oceanfront make it one of the best swimming beaches in GGNRA and northern California!
If you're ready to immerse yourself in every aspect of the Wine Country lifestyle, the charming town of Healdsburg has it all - excellent wine, farm-to-table cuisine and so much more!
Experience boutiques, fine dining and luxury accommodations near the beach in Capitola Village by the sea.