The 13 Best Sausalito Tours to Explore Beyond San Francisco
Don't get me wrong: I love San Francisco. But there's so much more to explore in the Bay Area than SF – and that includes the picturesque waterfront town of Sausalito, located just north across the Golden Gate Bridge. I called Sausalito home and loved having extended time to explore the community and surrounding area; you might be shorter on time and want to pack in as much as possible on a Sausalito day trip from San Francisco...
The 13 Best Sausalito Airbnb Experiences (2022)
While there's no shortage of things to do in Sausalito, you might be looking for something a bit less common to enjoy your time in this lovely waterfront community. Sure, you can rent a kayak, window shop along Caledonia, or do a wine tasting at one of our tasting rooms – or you can try something new and different, guided by a local host...
Art Galleries in Sausalito: A Complete Guide
Sausalito has long been an escape and enclave for artists; the town's artistic roots go back to some of its earliest chapters and have been preserved through the ongoing art that many flock here to create. As such, it's no surprise that there are tons – literally dozens – of art galleries in Sausalito. No matter which type of art and medium you prefer, there's likely at least one artist creating something you'll enjoy here...
The 15 Best Things to Do in Sausalito
(+11 Nearby Ideas)
Sausalito, California is known for many things: great weather, epic views of the San Francisco Bay, imaginative floating homes where the likes of Shel Silverstein came up with creative ideas, and as the site where Otis Redding sat on a dock of the bay and wrote 'Sittin' on a Dock of the Bay.' Yep, Sausalito's famous. Little did I know any of this when my husband and I moved here to "live the San Francisco dream" on our own houseboat back in 2019!...
Where to Find the “Sausalito Boardwalk” (All 3 of Them!)
Sausalito is an iconic destination in the San Francisco Bay Area – which says a lot since San Francisco alone is full of icons like the Golden Gate Bridge, streetcars, and Fisherman's Wharf. Sausalito, our little city by the bay, holds its own though with sweeping bay views, hillside homes, and a beautiful waterfront. Many people traveling to Sausalito for the first time wonder if (and where) there's a boardwalk in Sausalito to stroll down. After all, it just seems like Sausalito should have a boardwalk, right?..
The Complete Guide to Kayaking in Sausalito
If you've ever visited – or even just looked at pictures – you've probably noticed: there's a lot of water around Sausalito. A waterfront community, Sausalito is home to floating homes, houseboats, sailboats, motor boats, and even unmotorized options kayaks and stand up paddleboards. Almost everyone has a boat, lives on a boat, or knows someone who does one of the two...
A Quick Guide to All 7 Sausalito Spas
Most people come to Sausalito for the epic views, fresh seafood, and chance to stroll the streets of a waterfront-and-hillside community that has drawn more than one comparison to picturesque places like Italy's Almafi Coast. But for others, Sausalito is an escape; a place to relax and unwind away from the hustle and bustle of San Francisco or whatever city you call home. What better way to tap into that rejuvenation than by enjoying a Sausalito spa experience?
A Guide to the Best Sausalito Parks
(All 15 of Them!)
Hilly, waterfront Sausalito is known for its marine vistas and gorgeous weather. But it – like neighboring San Francisco – has some amazing green spaces too. There are actually 15 Sausalito parks, stretching along the waterfront and dotted on the hills...
Where to Go to the Beaches in Sausalito
Being located right on the shores of Richardson Bay is one of the greatest aspects of Sausalito. It determined why European settlement was originally built here, shaped the maritime history of the city, and is obvious today in the marinas, boats, and floating homes that dominate the shoreline. But did you know...
How to Do a Self-Guided Sausalito Walking Tour
If you're visiting Sausalito for a day, you might wonder about the town's history. After all, Sausalito has a beautiful waterfront with historic homes and businesses – and that's nothing to speak about our maritime history of ferries, military ships, and houseboats. During your Sausalito trip, you can easily take a short self-guided walking tour of Sausalito. The Sausalito Historical Society has...