United States California
A city in northern California known for its renowned national lab and historic downtown, located in Alameda County.
- chiefseeker (Jody Vandergriff) While most people think of Napa or Sonoma for a wine country vacation, California has many other under the radar wine destinations. Just 30 miles east of San Francisco, is Livermore Valley, one of the oldest wine producers in all of California. The town of Livermore is an underrated, charming spot for a weekend getaway, with over 60 wineries to choose from. With its picturesque rolling hills, Livermore Valley offers a beautiful setting for a wine tasting excursion, far away from the crowds of Napa and Sonoma. In addition to its impressive wine scene, Livermore is also known for its rich history and cultural attractions, making it a perfect destination for those looking for a well-rounded vacation experience. Here, I share some of my favorite wineries in Livermore Valley.
- explorelosaltos (Explore Los Altos ) As the holiday season approaches, South Bay and Silicon Valley transform into a twinkling wonderland, with spectacular light displays as far as the eye can see. Whether you're a local resident or just visiting, the festive cheer is contagious, with neighborhoods and public spaces glowing with intricate installations of colorful lights. From the whimsical displays in Christmas Tree Lane to the dazzling technology-driven shows in Silicon Valley, these spots have become seasonal highlights, drawing visitors from all over. So grab a cozy scarf, some friends or family, and prepare to embark on a luminous journey through the best spots to view holiday lights in the area – places where the magic of the season truly comes to life.
- michele (Michele Humeston) Love outdoor patios, craft beers or dog (and kid) friendly locations? This list has what you’re looking for.
- stillontheroad (Giada Matera) Santa's villages, Christmas tree farms, and all about the holly jolly holidays in the Bay Area! 🎅 🎄
- miracle (Miracle ) Miracle is a Christmas-themed pop-up cocktail bar that serves holiday cocktails in a festive setting. With kitschy holiday décor, professionally-developed cocktails and the nostalgic energy of the best office party you’ve ever been to, Miracle is sure to get even the grouchiest grinch in the holiday spirit.