06/08/2012 07:25 am ET Updated Aug 08, 2012

The Best Road Trips From San Francisco (PHOTOS)

If you're lucky enough to live in San Francisco or its outlying suburbs, you know one thing for sure: There are plenty of vacations that are just a short car ride away.

And while SF has plenty to offer on its own -- hello, Union Square shopping -- sometimes it's a bit more fun to take a drive. Especially in a convertible. With the top down.

So get your bags packed, slather on some sunscreen and hop in the whip -- we've got some miles to cover.

-- Rachel Jacoby,

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