Point Reyes Seashore: Rugged Romance and Some Kick-@$# Cheese

An hour north of San Francisco, the Point Reyes National Seashore is a lovely place to unplug from your regularly-scheduled lives. Cell phones hardly work and there’s not much to do but hike, comb beaches, taste cheese, oysters and a little wine. Wander a secret garden, gaze out at a silvery bay…and fall in love with Northern California.

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Off to California

True, we live in Los Angeles, but this week is about experiencing two wholly different versions of California:

ranch resort in the Santa Barbara wine country and a garden cottage in Marin County.

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A Dream Drive Through Marin County


Road through the midst of Marin County’s Point Reyes National Seashore

There’s never a bad time to clear the cobwebs in your head. To get the job done in any season, we highly recommend grabbing a sweater and jumping in the car to drive wild and farm-studded backroads, eat beautifully, and stroll on a wide, blustery beach in Northern California’s Marin County.

From Point Reyes to Inverness, Kehoe Beach to Olema, and through nature preserves and historic bedroom communities, a day’s drive here will have you both seeing life in color again.

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