OAKLAND: It’s got laid-back, destination-worthy restaurants, a vibrant ethnic food scene (Burmese!), and a homegrown booze movement. All with fewer tourists and tech moguls than that city across the bay. Welcome to Oakland.
Lodge Alley, a narrow cobblestone alley dating back to the connecting historic East Bay Street and State Street. It is reportedly the site of as many as 50 duels ~ Charleston AND you can stay at Lodge Alley Inn!
Tamalpais Marin County Hike distance: miles If you’re into gorgeous sunsets the East Peak on Mount Tam is the place to be on a clear evening. At This trail gives you views of San Francisco, Northern Marin, and the East Bay.
Magnolia’s – now that we’ve had lunch can we go get something to eat?