Whether you’re headed overseas or basking in the natural beauty around you with a staycation, we’ve got you covered this summer.
By Susan Lopes
Colorful cover-up. A 100% cotton tunic in assorted bright summer colors. Perfect as a beach cover-up or over leggings. monarchimports.com
Comfort food. This Mill Valley classic – handmade spinach, ricotta, mozzarella ravioli – is perfect when that fog rolls in. laginestramv.com
For the nature lover. A small ocean wave at sunset inspired SoCal Marine biologist and jewelry designer Maddalena Bearzi’s creation of these
bangles in brass.
Hit the beach in style. The Vitamin A Swim bikini not only features a gorgeous print, it’s also made in California from recycled materials. The classic Katin surf brand’s trunks hit right above the knee, showcasing a shorter vintage surf vibe.

Getting there. We all know driving is a drag when hitting the beach, especially with limited parking. Luckily, we’ve got options.
The #61 Stinson Beach Stagecoach runs between
Sausalito & Bolinas, with multiple Mill Valley stops.

For the weekend warriors, Beeline Bikes offers mobile bike repair throughout the North Bay – and look for their pop-up mobile repair shop vans at key cycling hubs.

Flavorful fuel. Urban Remedy’s Cacao Chip Protein Bar, Matcha Energy Bar and Superfood Chaga Bars are plant-based, organic, vegan, high protein & with no added sugar & gluten free. Oh, and crazy tasty. urbanremedy.com

A fresh pair. When asked, Mill Valley Market co-owner Doug Canepa rarely has to look up where his produce comes from. It was likely grown at their Glen Ellen family farm. millvalleymarket.com

Shoreline Coffee Shop’s seasonal breakfast burrito – with Woolly Egg Ranch eggs, mustard greens from Green Gulch Farm, caramelized onions, gruyere cheese and house ranchero sauce – is astoundingly good.

Light & luxurious. From cool summer nights in town to jet-setting to your next destination, take this versatile, packable, cashmere Travel Wrap from Margaret O’Leary with you wherever you go. margaretoleary.com
Free yoga among the giants. You won’t find a more glorious place to practice anusara-inspired yoga than amidst a grove of redwood trees in Old Mill Park. First Saturday. All levels. millvalleyrecreation.org
Totes apropes. Renting out your house while you’re away? Be the host with the most by leaving a right-sized tote bearing the Mill Valley logo designed by Michael Schwab. enjoymillvalley.com
White hot. Outdoor patio dining at Pizza Antica in Strawberry is always a treat, and their Pizza Bianca with fresh mozzarella, garlic, olive oil, basil and parmesan is the ideal summer pie. pizzaantica.com
Skin deep. After a day in the sun, treat your skin right. True Botanicals’ moisturizing pre-cleanse removes sunscreen and makeup, while the Anti-Oxidant Booster provides essentials nutrients that prevents and repairs skin
damage. truebotanicals.com