5 Wild—And Awesome!—Outdoor Activities For Bay Area Thrill-Seekers

Any Bay Area resident will tell you—we have the best of both worlds. Not only do we get to revel in a city chock-full of candy-colored Victorians and jaw-dropping vistas, we are also a quick drive from some of the most gorgeous vineyards, parks, and beaches in the country. And while long bike rides around San Francisco’s hilly terrain and Mount Tam hikes are always a lovely (and semi-challenging) way to spend a weekend, we’ve also got plenty of other utterly rad outdoor activities for those looking to pump up their adrenaline, big-time! From zip-lining 150-feet above Sonoma’s unbeatable valleys to kayaking in the jelly fish-filled Tomales Bay, here's five of the wildest (and super-scenic) sports the Bay has to offer right here in our handy-dandy weekend field-trip guide. So, get ready to channel your inner daredevil—we promise, these awe-inspiring activities won’t disappoint!