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Marin Headlands, Marin County

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The hilly Marin Headlands offer beaches, hiking trails, historical sites, and superb views of the Bay Area. Begin your trip at the visitor center to learn more about the peninsula's history and nature, and pick up hiking maps. Move on to some of the beaches; dog-friendly Rodeo Beach is an ideal choice if you have canine companion in tow. A number of historical military settlements and fortifications are located here, including the Nike Missile Site SF-88-L, which is open to provide insight into Cold War military strategy. Bring snacks and water with you, as there are no food outlets. Battery Wallace is an especially scenic picnic spot with tables and grills. See Marin Headlands and all Sausalito has to offer by arranging your trip with our Sausalito itinerary maker.
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  • What a gorgeous gem Marin Headlands is! I definitely recommend you go see it while you're visiting San Francisco. It's located right across the Golden Gate Bridge, yet you're surrounded by stunning na...  more »
  • The Golden Gate National Recreation Area has so many different sites all in close proximity to SF that many can be toured in one afternoon (just across the Golden Gate bridge north of the city). From ...  more »
  • Beautiful area. Incredible views and so much to see. Nice area for photography. Bring a jacket as the wind can get a little chilly even on a nice day  more »

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