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Things to do in Sausalito

Sausalito's visitors do not have far to look when visiting to find entertainment, dining, and fun! Whether you are looking for outdoor adventures, historical tours, and day trips near and far or simply want to enjoy the waterfront and find shopping and art to enjoy, Sausalito has something in store for every visitor!

On the Water in Sausalito

One of Sausalito’s biggest draws is its presence right at the edge of the San Francisco Bay. From waterfront dining and sunset walks along the promenade to sailing into and out of the harbor for adventures on the Bay, Sausalito is a water lovers dream and has many providers of aquatic recreational fun for you to choose from.

If you are looking for a single or double occupancy personalized tour of the Bay or ocean near Sausalito, check in at one of the popular kayak rental outfitters in the area. With single person, double person, adventure, and ocean-going kayaks available you’ll get set up quickly to get out and enjoy the water! Sea Trek Ocean Kayaking Center and Stoked SF are both based right in Sausalito and provide everything you’ll need from helmets and life jackets to the boats themselves. They’ll be happy to get you set up and on your way out to sea for an adventure you won’t forget!

If you are looking for sunset cruises, bay tours, or larger boat and yacht rentals, there are many luxury boat rental and tour providers also located in Sausalito to help you get out and see the Bay by water in style!

Sausalito’s Famous Art Galleries

Sausalito has become known over the years as one of the more artistic and artist friendly towns in the San Francisco Bay Area. In an area already known for its explosive and prolific arts scene, this means that Sausalito has hundreds of works and exhibitions in place at any moment. Check out the downtown art galleries or see local listings for current exhibitions and see why people travel from far and wide to visit the arts centers of Sausalito.

A trip to the waterfront downtown area of Sausalito would never be considered complete without a stop into some of the well known galleries and arts hotspots that keep the arts scene thriving in Sausalito. Stop in at Capture and take a peek at fabulous nature photography, or head on over to Petris Gallery and take advantage of their eclectic and different exhibitions and their wonderfully knowledgeable staff. With so many choices in galleries on Bridgeway alone, it’s no wonder why Sausalito is so often referred to as an art lover’s paradise!

Outdoor Adventures near Sausalito

Being located directly next to the water with scenic views from the hills surrounding downtown certainly lends an outdoors feel to the own of Sausalito, and there are many opportunities for both residents and visitors to get outside and enjoy the wonderful surrounding areas.

The Marin Headlands, a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, are located just a few blocks from downtown Sausalito and provide miles and miles of trails for hiking and cycling and historic sites such as World War Two gun batteries, missile installations, and more. Also very nearby are Mt. Tamalpais, one of the highest peaks in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the world famous Muir Woods coastal redwood grove. Both of these attractions are picturesque reminders of why Sausalito is a draw for visitors throughout the year.

Whatever brand of fun you are looking for in Sausalito, CA, there is something there for you! From the maritime historical markers and sites to outdoor adventuring, art galleries and fine dining to shopping downtown, there is something for everyone that will make your visit a memorable one!

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