Things to Do in Outside San Francisco

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The Alinder Gallery displays authentic works by a range of artists, but most notably from Ansel Adams (one of the gallery owners has even written a... Read More

Housed in Berkeley’s historic Amoeba building—the center of the city’s Free Speech Movement during the 1960’s—this iconic... Read More

Started in 1987, the Berkeley farmers' market has since grown into three year-round markets in three neighborhoods. Live musicians, food stands, and... Read More

A busy spot for cocktails and tapas, Cesar has a happy hour that runs both before and after dinnertime. Large double doors open between the outside... Read More

Sherry stronghold. This café and bar offers more than 500 spirits and fortified wines. Read More

South of Jack London Square, Dashe Cellars hosts weekend tastings of its Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Petite Syrah wines. Read More

This Napa Valley winery produces Bordeaux-style varietals and hosts wine tastings in a bright, yellow-toned room as well as on its wide, wrap-around... Read More

Excited About: The hip new microbreweries popping up across Alaska. Phillips can organize a tour of his favorite spots, including Denali Brewing Company... Read More

Founder Olaf Malver’s specialty is trailblazing kayak journeys in remote polar settings, but he also runs mellow, warm-water trips. T+L Trip pick... Read More

A Moroccan-style pile from 1928 (neon marquee out front; gilded ceilings inside) that shuttered in 1966 and reopened last year as one of the best indie... Read More

Ici is run by a former pastry chef from Chez Panisse, Mary Canales, and is balanced between the past—hearty root-beer floats and all that&mdash... Read More

Located along Oakland's waterfront, the Pacific Coast Farmer's Market bustles each Sunday morning (from 9 a.m to 2 p.m) as over 40 stall set up in Jack... Read More

Open by appointment, this renowned print shop is located in a warehouse just across the Bay Bridge from San Francisco. Established in 1982, the... Read More

Originally established as a general store at the local train depot, the century-old Marshall Store is now an acclaimed oyster bar housed in a low... Read More

At this new, second branch of Oakland’s cutting-edge boutique, where you’ll find 3.1 Phillip Lim dresses and Loeffler Randall shoes. Read More

Opened in 1979 by a former chef, this sustainability-focused fish market on Pier 33 buys its catches from local boats, small suppliers, and national... Read More

After the chilly Windy City winter has run its course, North Avenue Beach is one of the city’s best spots to celebrate the summer sun. ... Read More

This collection of galleries, terraces, and gardens (collaboratively created in 1969 by architect Kevin Roche and landscape artist Dan Kiley) explores... Read More

An offshoot of the Seattle-based original, this lively brewery is housed in a converted warehouse with high ceilings, stained concrete floors, and... Read More

Mani Niall works the ovens at the light-filled Sweet Bar Bakery. Our pick: the pumpkin-ginger cupcakes with salted caramel. BART stop: 19th Street... Read More

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