From views, to hikes, here are five of the San Francisco Bay area's lesser known attractions to satisfy the urban explorer within you.
What do giraffes and Northern Manhattan parks have in common? The annual Hike the Heights urban trail that connects the
Vista Hermosa Park, an urban revitalization project and LA's first urban park in more than 100 years, brings a much needed green space to one of the most park-poor cities in the United States.
Exploring the Astoria Pool is like stepping back in time to the Art-Deco infused world of Robert Moses' New York City.
Urban Escapes, a company run by two friends of mine, Maia Josebachvilli and Bram Levy, brings you “out of the bubble” to places both around the city and internationally that you just won’t find in a guidebook. Recently featured on CNN, Urban Escapes subscribes to “Socially Responsible Travel,” including a “Leave No Trace” policy.