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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.
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.
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.
Jutting out from the Jutting out into the Bay from Albany’s eastern shore, “The Bulb,” as it is known, is now a lovely spot to watch the sun set behind the Golden Gate Bridge, but it still maintains that eclectic spirit.
Yes, San Francisco is famed for its music scene, but there are many great spots—from intimate jazz joints to massive amphitheaters—beyond the city’s hipster hangouts, underground dives, and famed concert halls. From Berkeley to Oakland to Napa and beyond,
Pet-friendly travel travel does not have to be full of cat hair, squeaky toys, or the cast of Best in Show. These retreats will have you wondering why you didn’t let your four-legged friend run your life sooner.
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