San Francisco (Quick Escapes, 5th Edition) : Twenty-six great mini-vacations take you away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Drive through redwood canyons, taste local wine, and rest in a rustic inn along the Russian River in the Wine Road to the Sea escape. Visit museums, enjoy courtyard gardens planted by conquistadors, and indulge in world-class restaurants in the Monterey and Big Sur escape. Enjoy hiking and biking, relax on beautiful beaches, and experience exciting nightlife and refreshing mountain air in the Tahoe South escape. Each escape includes: detailed route maps; travel directions; destination highlights; activities for morning, afternoon, and evening; choice restaurants, picnic sites and lodgings; special events and festivals; shopping; local sources of information.