Beacons that once guided sailors safely to shore, relics of pre-GPS navigation, and monuments to maritime culture, lighthouses are typically a hallmark of hazardous coastline, found often in places that are particularly rugged and dramatic.
From oysters to organic, Point Reyes has established itself as a must-visit destination for food lovers. The population of Point Reyes Station may be just 848, but these locals know how to impress the thousands of out-of-towners who flock to this tiny gastronomic heaven.
Art, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. So: Behold! There's so much creative work going on in San Francisco and Northern California, it's hard to miss -- but for visitors, it can be hard to know where to start.
Turn a classic road trip into the adventure of a lifetime by leaving the car at home, and setting out across the USA under your own steam.