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offMetro SF is an online travel guide to getaways from San Francisco—car optional. We know how best to get you off the beaten path, be it by train, bus, bike, boat, or car share.


Cavallo Point near San Francisco
7 Romantic Things to Do in Sausalito

Valentine's Day might be over, but the romance doesn't have to be. Take a short ride over the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito and continue the romance.

Posted on Feb 18 at 06:33 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

5 Things to do In Burlingame
Off the Caltrain: 5 Things to Do in Burlingame

“Quaint” and “residential” definitely describe Burlingame. Located just a 20-minute train or bus ride from San Francisco, here are five things to do in Burlingame.

Posted on Jan 21 at 05:15 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Winter Wonderland
Winter Play in Yosemite National Park

Everyone knows of the wonders of Yosemite in the summer. Less famous, and equally magical, are the wonders of the National Park in the winter, especially during the holidays. These things to do in Yosemite National Park will make your winter magical.

Posted on Jan 15 at 01:57 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Jack London Square Food Tour
A Self-Guided Food Tour of Jack London Square

The best way to explore Jack London Square is to let your taste buds be the guide

Posted on Dec 04 at 05:20 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Twin Peaks getaway
Bay Area Getaways. In Photos.

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words, but why write that much when we can show you the best of Bay Area getaways in photos?

Posted on Nov 27 at 11:26 AM | Comments () : Post Comment

Point Reyes
10 “Instagrammable” Spots to Make Your Friends Jealous

Want to make your friends jealous of all the great photos you take on your trip? Go to these 10 spots.

Posted on Nov 07 at 04:50 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Mare Island
Five Haunted Spots Guaranteed to Give You the Chills

Just in time for Halloween, we’ve prepped your itinerary for a haunted day trip with the five most eerily thrilling places along the San Francisco Bay.

Posted on Oct 30 at 01:03 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Golden Gate Bridge
Fall in Love: Eight Great Dates Around San Francisco

Autumn is the season when summer flings fall in love. It’s time to break out that new wardrobe and hit the town with one of these eight great date ideas around San Francisco.

Posted on Oct 17 at 01:25 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Seal San Francisco
Car-Free Tip: They Save Marine Mammals Down by the Seashore

Sausalito’s Marine Mammal Center is likely to trigger both outrage and inspiration. In that order. Since 1975, the nonprofit veterinary research hospital has been working to undo human carelessness, one marine mammal at a time.

Posted on Sep 25 at 06:01 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

Moraga Steps
Car-Free Tip: A Vertical Oasis in the Inner Sunset

Sure, there’s this little place called Haight Street, but the Alameda Point Antiques Faire takes trawling for treasure to a whole new level. Plus, you don't need a car to get there.

Posted on Sep 24 at 04:53 PM | Comments () : Post Comment

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