Jonsing for a super chill, coastal jaunt this weekend? Head north to one of the Bay Area's best (un)kept secrets...Bolinas! While it may rue visitors en mass, us local city dwellers can't help but want to make a day of exploring this eclectic beach town's charming nooks and crannies.
To help you take in the sights, bookstores, cafes, and galleries just like a local, we've created this handy Bolinas guide to spare you the embarrassment of asking someone where to go — they may not tell you (seriously though, they won't!). Take notes, heat up the wheels, and find out why it's no wonder Bolinas wants to stay under the radar.
Photographed by Michelle Drewes