Fun Filled Weekend in Mill Valley
Did you finish up an exhausting week at work and you’re longing to get away from everything work related for the weekend? Life in the San Francisco Bay Area often revolves around work and it’s hard to remember that we live our lives in one of the most amazingly beautiful places on the planet. Luckily, we’ve some terrific ideas on how a weekend in Mill Valley will make you remember why you fell in love with Northern California in the first place.
Traveling to Mill Valley from San Francisco
Do you know that old saying about how the journey is more important than the destination? In this case, we can attest that the trip from San Francisco to Mill Valley is mind-blowingly glorious. There aren’t words to describe the stunningly beautiful views that you’ll enjoy as you drive across the Golden Gate Bridge toward Marin County. It’s impossible to witness the splendor of the sea and land as you cross the bridge and not feel complete and utter awe.
Let nature recharge your spirit
We can’t think of a more sure-fire way to revive your work-weary mood than by lacing up your hiking boots and exploring the outdoor wonders found around Mill Valley. Some of the loveliest places to help you to reconnect with nature include the followings pieces of paradise.
Muir Woods National Monument is undoubtedly one of the most beloved natural areas in Northern California, and a visit to Mill Valley is the ideal overnight destination if you’re yearning to get up close to ancient old growth redwoods. Keep in mind that you’ll need to make a parking reservation before your visit.
With a peak towering nearly 3,000 feet above sea level, Mount Tamalpais provides stunning views of the Farallon Islands, the San Francisco Bay, and east to Mount Diablo. Miles of hiking trails traverse the canyons, grasslands, and redwood forests that highlight the natural environment characteristic of the region. Spend a day hiking the trails at Mt. Tam, and you’ll never want to return to the crazy pace found in much of the rest of the Bay Area. Read here for details on visiting Mount Tamalpais State Park.
Tap into your creative side
While it’s tempting to spend a weekend experiencing the outdoors, we encourage you to soak up some of the cultural offerings available in town, too. There are many year-round theater offerings in local venues. Mill Valley is well-known for its festivals and some of the most famous include (1) The Mill Valley Film Festival, (2) The Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, (3) Winterfest and (4) The Annual Mill Valley Wine and Gourmet Food Tasting.
A weekend in Mill Valley is a fantastic way to get away from the stress that permeates life in the San Francisco Bay Area. Don’t worry if you find yourself dreaming about relocating north of the Golden Gate Bridge as the area’s charms have enticed many newcomers over the years. Wherever your relocation needs lead you, we hope that you’ll contact us at Good Green Moving for our personalized approach to meeting all of your moving needs.