Angel Island offers #1 Memorial Day Weekend ‘Staycation’ destination
Angel Island State Park is the perfect paradise island ‘staycation” destination for Bay Area residents.
No time to getaway Memorial Day Weekend? No problem. Your perfect “Staycation” destination awaits in paradise…with an Angel Island Ferry ride to Angel Island State Park via the beautiful waterfront town of Tiburon, California.
Hop onboard Angel Island – Tiburon Ferry for discovery and adventure on Historic Angel Island State Park.
That’s right. You don’t have to go far to get that “getaway” feeling. Now you can “getaway without going away” with a day trip to Angel Island State Park via Angel Island – Tiburon Ferry’s friendly, family owned and managed ferry boat.
Captain Maggie McDonogh and Crew invite you to sit back and relax as Angel Island Tiburon Ferry’s scenic 10-miniute ferry ride transports you to Historic Angel Island State Park – the perfect “staycation” destination for your Memorial Day Weekend picnic or family BBQ.
Angel Island BBQ area in Ayala Cove – your paradise island in the middle of San Francisco Bay.
Take advantage of the charcoal BBQ’s for free public use near Ayala Cove (First come – first serve basis + BYO charcoal). To help you make the most of your Memorial Day Weekend getaway on San Francisco Bay, Angel Island -Tiburon Ferry is running hourly ferries to Angel Island.
Enjoy a Sunset Cruise on San Francisco Bay with Captain Maggie McDonogh & Crew.
How to enjoy your “Staycation” like an “Angel Island Ferry Insider:”
Captain Maggie suggests for the ultimate “staycation” experience, you kick off your Memorial Day Weekend fun with an
Angel Island Ferry San Francisco Bay Sunset Cruise on Friday or Saturday evening from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Angel Island Ferry’s Sunset Cruises are a coveted close to home “getaway” with the locals, as cruisers are invited to bring along their favorite bottle of wine and picnic dinner to enjoy while taking in the majestic beauty and iconic sights on San Francisco Bay.
Discover the Bay Area’s own “paradise island” with Captain Maggie and the Angel Island – Tiburon Ferry out of Tiburon, California.
Angel Island State Park is your destination for discovery, fun and exciting outdoor activities.
You’re invited to sit back and relax as Angel Island Tiburon Ferry’s scenic 10-minute ferry ride transports you to Angel Island State Park – the perfect venue for your weekend family picnic or BBQ – with charcoal BBQ’s for public use near Ayala Cove.
Angel Island is your close to home “staycation” destination for whatever outdoor activities you’re into such as:
Hiking – Angel Island offers hiking trails appropriate for all skill levels
Biking (Bring your own bike on the ferry for just a $1.00 or rent on the island)
White Sandy beaches with million dollar views of the San Francisco skyline & the Gold Gate Bridge
Boating…and even camping overnight…
Your perfect “staycation” awaits in the middle of San Francisco Bay when you take a ride with Angel Island – Tiburon Ferry.
Memorial Day Weekend “Staycation” Destination: Angel Island’s Quarry Beach offers a white sandy beach for strolling with million dollar views of the San Francisco skyline
Angel Island is known for its amazing white sandy beaches, take for instance Quarry Beach (pictured), which is the most kid-friendly beach on the island, as it is the easiest to get to with small children. Additional Angel Island Beaches – some with amazing views of the San Francisco Skyline and the Golden Gate Bridge can be accessed by foot to include:
Camp Reynolds Beach
Access to some of the beaches may be limited at times, so do pick up a map at the Visitors Center located near the dock at Ayala Cove when you arrive, and ask about any beach and trail closures and/or updates.
Where to Eat: There are a number of fantastic spots on Angel Island to enjoy a picnic, and as mentioned above, Charcoal BBQ grills are located near Ayala Cove (BYO charcoal and food to cook)
PS: You can also pre-order delicious box lunches from Angel Island Cafe.
In addition to your Memorial Day Weekend picnic and/or BBQ supplies, refer to Captain Maggie’s list of “Paradise Island Getaway Essentials to Bring” below for your Bay Area “Staycation” on San Francisco Bay:
A broad rimmed hat or visor and sunglasses
Water and snacks
Blanket or beach chairs to sit on
Swimsuit and towels
Keep in mind, the weather can change at any time so dress in layers.
U.S.C.G. Certified Captain Maggie Mcdonogh of The Angel Island Tiburon Ferry, Co.
Feel free to give us a call at: 415.435.2131 with any questions you may have, and let us know if there is anything we can do to help you plan and enjoy your “staycation” on San Francisco Bay…with us! ~ Captain Maggie
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