Hike, bike, or hit the beach in the middle of San Francisco Bay with a weekend day trip to Angel Island State Park – AKA: Paradise. Considered time and again as one of the best Bay Area day trips – your Bay Area paradise island getaway begins with a ride on the award winning Angel Island Tiburon Ferry, which has been named as one of California’s “Top 8 Ferry Rides” by Sunset Magazine, and recently acknowledged as an award winning “Local Attraction” by the Marin Magazine’s 2013 Editor’s Choice Awards.
The 2013 Marin Magazine’s Editor’s Choice Award follows Captain Maggie McDonogh and the Angel Island Tiburon Ferry crew receiving The American Red Cross Life Saving Organization Hero Award, and Bank of Marin’s 2012 Business of the Year distinction. In addition, Captain Maggie McDonough was named 2012 Business Women of The Year by NorthBay Business Journal. Angel Island Tiburon Ferry has also been acknowledged as one of California’s “top 8 ferry trips” by Sunset Magazine, and a 1-Tank Day Trip by CBS 5.
“We appreciate Marin Magazine’s acknowledgement as one of Marin’s ‘local attractions,’ offers Maggie McDonogh, Captain of Angel Island Tiburon Ferry, “my dad, the late Milton McDonough started the Angel Island Tiburon Ferry Company back in 1959, and we have proudly been servicing the community with ferry service to Angel Island State Park ever since.”
Captain Maggie’s Best Bay Area Day Trip #1: The Weekender. Weekends are made for relaxing, kicking back, and enjoying stress-free quality time with friends and family. This day trip itinerary begins with a leisurely early afternoon Angel Island Tiburon Ferry ride from Tiburon, CA to Ayala Cove, located on Angel Island State Park.
Captain Maggie created this day-trip getaway itinerary for people who want to spend their weekend time-off chilling out with friends soaking up the views and taking in some free live music on the view deck. Fresh oysters, an assortment of tasty salads, burgers, etc., an cold brews, wine and beer etc. are also on the menu.