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The best free museum in the Bay Area

Yes, those are Rodin’s in the garden (Rodin!), lots of them, sprouting up from the ground like mushrooms after a rain. And of course they’re free to view, to even touch I suppose, though the thought never occurred to me (until now) out of reverence for the art and artist. Continue reading The best free museum in the Bay Area

Best beaches in the Bay Area

Natural Bridges State Beach, Santa Cruz

Northern California isn’t exactly Maui when it comes to beaches, but they’re still pretty great, even if the weather requires a sweater and a wetsuit. I mean, it’s a beach! (just ask your friends in Kansas to explain). Besides the rocky cliffs along much of our coastline, providing lots of dramatic and inspiring views, you’ll  also plenty of find sandy stretches for rolling out a blanket or long easy strolls. And on a warm, sunny day in the Bay Area, there’s no better place to be. Continue reading Best beaches in the Bay Area