The perfect Bay Area day trip awaits in Tiburon, CA – a charming San Francisco Bay community offering cozy waterside cafes and restaurants, fabulous shopping, and unparalleled views of the San Francisco skyline, Angel Island State Park, and the Golden Gate Bridge.
Named #5 of the “Happiest places to live on the coast” by Coastal Living Magazine, the dreamy seaside town of Tiburon will transport you to a unique place and time that seems relatively unaffected by the hustle and bustle of modern day life.
Located just minutes over the Golden Gate Bridge in Marin County, Tiburon is referred to as “the sunny side” of San Francisco Bay, as Tiburon, CA peninsula residents and visitors enjoy more days of sunshine than those soaking in the famous San Francisco fog across the bay.
What to do in Tiburon, CA: Shop, eat, enjoy bike riding and stand-up paddle boarding, hike, wine and dine, take a ferry ride to Angel Island State Park or enjoy an Angel Island Ferry Sunset Cruise. Tiburon, CA is also home to the 12th Annual Tiburon International Film Festival taking place in April, 2013.
Tiburon is the venue for the popular, seasonal “Friday Nights on Main,” which is “the ultimate community street party with outdoor dining, live music, dancing and shopping on Main Street, Tiburon, CA.
One of the best features about Tiburon, CA is you can park your car and walk everywhere. Take in Tiburon’s small-town charm as you stroll its quaint streets and take in some of the numerous landmarks this town is know for.
Considered one of Tiburon’s cornerstones, and known as “California’s last family owned and operated ferry service,” the Angel Island Tiburon Ferry boat fleet and dock are located in the heart of town on Main Street. With numerous weekday and weekend round-trip ferry rides to Angel Island State Park to choose from, building in an Angel Island Ferry ride on San Francisco Bay will give you that “getaway feeling without going away.”
For added excitement while visiting Tiburon by the Bay, get on-board one of Angel Island Tiburon Ferry’s specialty cruises such as the 4th of July Fireworks Cruise, and the Annual Blue Angels Air show Cruise, in addition to private charters, and Angel Island Ferry’s famous Sunset Cruises from mid-May through mid-October, which can be booked in advance online.
It’s never too soon to book your private charter for the 2013 America’s Cup!
Enjoy a 60 second look at Angel Island Ferry’s Private Charters with Captain Maggie in the video below: