Playing Hooky In Mt. Tamalpais State Park

The challenge with what to do for the hubs birthday every year comes from the fact that his birthday lands on or near the Thanksgiving weekend. So this year when his birthday landed on Tuesday after the Thanksgiving weekend, I was completely stumped. We took the day off and wanted to do something, anything. The birthday celebration began with a movie matinee. We knew the day would end with dinner in a French bistro in Sausalito, but what to do between the movie and dinner?

Thankfully the hubby was quick to think of a hike and so off to Mt. Tam we went. It was my first time to hike at Mt. Tamalpais state Park. We've driven here before, but not explore. So it was really a delight when the sweeping views of San Francisco bay and the city came into view. The city views which were normally fog-shrouded were quite clear this time.

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The husband spotted a beautiful scene from the hill below us.

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What a beautiful day it was.

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  1. Hello, what a beautiful place for a hike. The views are fabulous! Happy Birthday to your hubby! Great series of photos. Happy Thursday, enjoy your day and weekend ahead.

  2. Wow, absolutely stunning views and photography! I love that shot over the hills of the city. I've driven by before but never stopped to explore. I've added it to my list!

  3. What a great place for a birthday hike. Wonderful views well photographed. Such a great place so close to the city.

  4. A good way to celebrate a birthday, communing with nature and exploring the gorgeous scenery! :)

  5. Great place for birthday celebration and such awesome sky photography!

    Happy Weekend to you,
    A ShutterBug Explores
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

  6. What a lovely area for a hike. Sounds like a great way to spend a birthday.

  7. I guess you did not regret THAT hike. What a wonderful scenery there are to see and enjoy.
    Great place and hike.

  8. Perfect - I need to add this to my list of things to see if I'm in the area again.


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