California residents Liz Hamill and Heather Liston cover the best that Northern California has to offer, from day hikes in awe-inspiring Yosemite Valley to rest and relaxation at the spas and vineyards of Wine Country. To help travelers plan their trip, Scott and Liston also offer a number of unique itinerary ideas, such as as Winter Wonderland, Culinary Culture, and Driving the Coast—a 10-day tour down Northern California's winding, scenic coastline. With expert advice on finding the tastiest food in the Bay Area, exploring the Big Sur coast, and getting to Gold Country ghost towns—and now with expanded coverage of the many outdoor recreation opportunities available in the region—Moon Northern California gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Journalist Heather C. Liston has lived in San Francisco for almost ten years. During that time, she has traveled through Northern California extensively and often, spending many weekends in Calistoga, Big Sur, Lake County, Napa, Mendocino, and beyond. Heather has written about Northern California for California Wild, San Jose magazine, RoadandTravel.com, Running Times, Trail Runner, and the Albuquerque Journal.