If you are driving through San Francisco or across the Golden Gate Bridge, and you see a tall mountain to the north, you are seeing the most southern tall peak of California’s North Coast and the highest point in Marin County. Mount Tamalpais, with its spectacular views, redwood and oak groves, climbs up to an elevation of 2,571 feet.
Marin County is one county south of us at Sixt rental cars of Fulton, California. If you are flying into The Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS), Mt. Tam is a 60 mile drive south on Hwy 101 and up the curvy roads to the top, about an hour and 25 minutes one-way. On a clear day, visitors can see the Farallon Islands 25 miles out to sea, the Marin County hills, San Francisco and the bay, hills and cities of the East Bay, and Mount Diablo. On rare occasions, the Sierra Nevada’s snow-covered mountains can be seen 150 miles away. Continue reading