Redwood Empire Association, San Francisco California
The North Coast Region of California consists of rugged shoreline and surf, towering redwood forests and rushing rivers, and of rolling hills and bountiful vineyards. The North Coast region of California mixes urban and rural, agricultural and sylvan, in the sort of mix that is characteristic of the diversity of California.
This region features Six Rivers and Mendocino National Forests, 23 state parks, five state recreational areas, seven state historic parks, and six state reserves. Summers and winters in the area are mild.
The North Coast Region, stretches 400 miles, from just north of San Francisco to the Oregon border. The main highways accessing this region are 1 and 101 running north/south Highway 101 connects the region as the most traveled highway, with Highway 1 offering the very adventurous and close-up view of the Pacific Coast.
Other Regions of California nearby:
(San Francisco) North Coast Region
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12/15 Coming to The San Francisco area
Arden Fair Sacramento CA March30-April18 Open the doors to Arden Fair and step inside. Here you'll find contemporary fashions, jewelry, accessories and brand name merchandise at over 165 specialty stores, plus Nordstrom's, Macy's, Sears, and JC Penney. Arden Fair also has a number of terrific restaurants, everything from fast food to fine dining. And it's completely enclosed, so it's always a comfortable 70 degrees inside no matter what it's like outside.
Santa Cruz Baroque Festival Santa Cruz CA April13-May11 A festival of baroque music.
Oakland Greek Festival Oakland CA May17-19 Wonderful aromas of Souklavia and Loukoumades waft through the air and the sounds of traditional Greek music and shouts of OPA! resonate in the hills of Oakland.
California Exposition & State Fair Sacramento CA June12-28 The Cal Expo is the site of the California State Fair. All year Satellite Wagering, Waterworld USA, Paradise Island Fun Center and an RV Park are just a few of the features of the Cal Expo.The first State Fair was held in 1854 in San Francisco at the old Music Hall. The fair offered premiums (prizes) for its competitions and included such agricultural exhibits such as 2-inch-long peanuts, 72-pound beets and a 10-pound carrot that was longer than 3 feet. Horseracing was part of that first fair and has continued to be a part of the fair ever since.
Bach Festival Carmel CA July13-27 Multiple performances of works by Bach.
Midsummer Mozart Festival San Francisco CA July18-28 Organized in 1974, the Festival is the only music festival in North America dedicated exclusively to Mozart.