21 Reasons Marin County Is The Most Beautiful County

Hiking in Marin County. Close to San Francisco, you can explore Marin Headlands with views of the golden gate bridge, or you can venture further inland and hike up to the top of Mount Tamalpais for a panoramic view of the entire bay area below

We've honed in on Marin's best panoramic views to create this list of our favorite Marin County hikes. Even though most of these hikes start.

Marin Headlands: Open spaces, wildlife and a fascinating history

The 10 Most Beautiful Towns In Northern California

SAN FRANCISCO - October Sausalito city on on October 2014 in San Francisco, USA. Sausalito is a San Francisco Bay Area city in Marin County, California - buy this stock photo on Shutterstock & find other images.

A second look at "Cypress Road" in Marin County, California. This is not taken at the very similar location in Point Reyes National Seashore.

Point Reyes Lighthouse, Outer Marin County, Northern California Lisa Williams - Point Reyes is my absolute favorite place in the entire world. I'm going to live there one day, even if it's the last thing I do.

On the trail between Stinson Beach & Mt Tamalpais in Marin County, California, by Lorenzo Montezemolo

Day Trip: Point Reyes & Tomales Bay

Tomales Bay and the Point Reyes National Seashore are just an hour outside of San Francisco, in beautiful Marin County—but you’d never know you were so close to the city. With every turn the vistas grew wider and our cell reception grew weaker.

One of the things that makes Bay Area civic landscapes so unique is the abundance of public stairways winding up and down and through and across our cities. Stair climbing is not just for residents…

Frank Lloyd Wright at the Guggenheim

The mother art is architecture ~ Frank Lloyd Wright. Marin County Civic Center, Frank Lloyd Wright, San Rafael, CA, Photo: Ezra Stoller