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Mill Valley Travel Guide

  • Walking tours (7)
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  • Travelers' Picks (14)
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Bay Area Redwood Hikes
Bay Area Redwood Hikes

California's coast redwoods are the planet's tallest living things, and some of the oldest. A drive down the spine of the Santa Cruz Mountains on Highway 35 offers an inkling of their uncanny...

Verna Dunshee Loop Trail around Mt Tamalpais East Peak
Verna Dunshee Loop Trail around Mt Tamalpais East Peak

The Verna Dunshee Loop around the East Peak of Mount Tamalpais (or Mt Tam as locals call it) provides one of the best views of any trail in the Bay Area. The trails is even and paved, but quite narrow...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
East Peak, Mt. Tamalpais State Park
East Peak, Mt. Tamalpais State Park

Hikes don't get much shorter or much better than this half-mile round trip trail to the top of Mt. Tamalpais, just North of San Francisco.

Known to locals simply as Mt Tam, Mt. Tamalpais State Park...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Muir Woods National Monument Exploration
Muir Woods National Monument Exploration

You may not think of salmon when visiting the redwoods in Muir Woods, but it’s home to a population of Coho Salmon. Redwood forests provide ideal salmon habitat, providing woody debris to protect...

Mount Tam - Southeast Trail
Mount Tam - Southeast Trail

This is a moderately difficult climb of Mount Tamalpais in Marin County, California. The top offers an incredible view of the surrounding landscape, this is one of the best views in the Bay Area. The...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Point Bonita Lighthouse Trail
Point Bonita Lighthouse Trail

Point Bonita Lighthouse, located at the South Western tip of the Marin headlands, is an active lighthouse with a rich history. The lighthouse was the 3rd lighthouse on the West Coast and was first...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Muir Woods and Tourist Club Loop
Muir Woods and Tourist Club Loop

The ancient California redwood trees of Muir Woods National Monument are one of several remaining groves up and down the coast that escaped the lumberjacks thanks to forward thinking preservationists....

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members

Perfect Day

3.5 of 5 stars 8 Votes

Perfect Weekend

What you "must-do" in California (huntress007, May 19, 2008)
2.0 of 5 stars 2 Votes

Best Of

Scratching the Surface in San Francisco (Erin_in_PDX, Apr 13, 2008)
4.0 of 5 stars 2 Votes
Never long enough (dita22, Apr 25, 2007)
3.5 of 5 stars 8 Votes
Seeing California Redwoods (mini, May 29, 2009)
3.0 of 5 stars 2 Votes

Recent Trip

San Fran with family of 9 (susiepeach, Jul 21, 2006)
3.5 of 5 stars 5 Votes
Favorite Places (imabusy2000, Aug 23, 2007)
3.0 of 5 stars 3 Votes
California Coast with Elementary Age kids (ComputerMommy, Oct 22, 2012)
0.0 of 5 stars 0 Votes