Enjoy winter weekend trips near the Bay Area in California! Imagine roasting marshmallows over a blazing fire under the moon and stars on the beach. Stay in a cozy cottage, a luxury yurt, or a modern tree house near the beach or the city. The amenities range from luxury to basic but all rentals are sure to please any type of traveler. California has 840 miles of beautiful coastline for your viewing pleasure. Take the family to see the Golden Gate Bridge and hit the road to visit some of the best national parks within driving distance! Joshua Tree National Park, Sequoia National Park, and Death Valley are just a few nearby. Popular outdoor activities (year round) in California include biking, kayaking, surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, kite boarding, swimming, whale-watching, and fishing. The Bay Area is definitely a place where irreplaceable family memories will be made without making hotel reservations.