Source: Randy's Fishing & Whale Watching Trips
Monterey has "played host to a mammoth convocation of sea life that scientists here say is unprecedented in their memories," says The New York Times.
June 16, 2014 - Oct. 31, 2014
Source: Rachel Dunn Chocolates
Learn to make holiday sweets from confectionery legend Rachel Dunn, credited with making "some of the most delicious local artisan chocolates" (Diablo).
Select dates through Sept. 26, 2014
Source: Bay Area BBQ & Grilling School
Roll up your sleeves and save more than 50% with this hands-on, six-hour
barbecue cooking and smoking class from Bay Area BBQ and Grilling School.
April 18, 2014 - Dec. 21, 2014; classes held Friday-Sunday
Source: Afterguard Sailing Academy
Set sail across the bay on a sunset cruise with champagne or during the day with wine tastings -- a “spectacular” experience (Travelzoo guest).
April 4, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014; dates vary by voucher
Source: Pietra Santa Winery
For nearly 60% off, two can spend an afternoon tasting varietals and touring Pietra Santa Winery, which boasts a 4-star Yelp rating.
March 27, 2014 - Sept. 28, 2014; tasting room open Thursday-Sunday
Source: SF Bay Adventures
Get out on the water and cheer on the Giants with a four-hour sail by AT&T Park on the Freda B, a classic 80-foot schooner.
April 15, 2014 - Aug. 12, 2014; select dates
Source: Quarryhill Botanical Garden
Quarryhill is "a sanctuary of precious plants," boasting the "largest collection of wild-collected Asian plants" in the U.S. (The Sacramento Bee).
March 3, 2014 - Sept. 3, 2014
Source: The Links at Bodega Harbour
The Links at Bodega Harbour earns a 94% approval rating from past Travelzoo guests, who rave about the "breathtaking views" and "wonderful layout."
May 6, 2014 - Sept. 5, 2014
Source: Half Moon Bay Kayak Company
Two people can paddle around Pillar Point Harbor in a kayak or on stand-up paddleboards for half the regular price.
May 15, 2014 - Dec. 30, 2014
Source: Tahoe Paddle & Oar
Explore the gleaming waters of Crystal Bay with a paddleboard or kayak tour from Tahoe Paddle & Oar, recommended by Sunset Magazine.
May 29, 2014 - Sept. 21, 2014; blackout dates apply
Source: Randy's Fishing Trips & Whale Watching
Randy's Fishing Trips & Whale Watching earns an overall 93% positive rating from Travelzoo subscribers who praise the "friendly staff" and "awesome trips."
June 16, 2014 - Oct. 31, 2014; trips depart Monday-Friday at 1 p.m.
Source: Rutherford Ranch Winery
Enjoy wine and chocolate pairings at Rutherford Ranch in St. Helena, voted Napa Valley Winery of the Year at the 2013 N.Y. International Wine Competition.
May 29, 2014 - Dec. 30, 2014
Source: Sherman Cellars from Creekview Vineyards
Taste wine paired with top-rated Brix Chocolate at Sherman Cellars in downtown San Jose. Travelzoo visitors award it a 95% positive rating.
July 21, 2014 - Aug. 20, 2014
Source: Sour Flour
Learn you how to make your own gourmet sourdough bread from scratch at Sour Flour, rated 4.5 stars from more than 80 Yelp reviews.
June 16, 2014 - Oct. 30, 2014
Source: Rusty Wallace Racing Experience
Reserve your race date at Stockton 99 Speedway -- the top-rated Rusty Wallace Racing Experience features 15-lap drives for 60% off.
Valid for all 2014 Rusty Wallace dates
Source: Morton’s Warm Springs Resort
Explore 22 acres of warm mineral pools, picnic and barbecue spots, hiking trails and outdoor sports areas at Morton's Warm Springs Resort in Sonoma County.
June 25, 2014 - Sept. 28, 2014; days vary by month
Source: West Coast Falconry
"Hawks are among nature’s most majestic creatures ... get up close and personal with these amazing birds" at West Coast Falconry (Sacramento Mag).
June 20, 2014 - Dec. 20, 2014; Friday-Monday; days vary by voucher
Source: Computer History Museum
"The Valley's answer to the Smithsonian" (USA Today), the Computer History Museum houses decades of inventions that chronicle the computer's evolution.
April 10, 2014 - Oct. 10, 2014; Wednesday-Sunday
Source: Shadow Lakes & Deer Ridge Golf Clubs
Catch sweeping views of Mt. Diablo on the greens of Shadow Lakes and Deer Ridge Golf Clubs in Brentwood for more than 60% off.
June 19, 2014 - Dec. 19, 2014
Set sail on the Bay for two hours on the Freda B, a classic 80-foot schooner, with your choice between three types of tours.
June 1, 2014 - Aug. 11, 2014; Friday-Monday; varies by voucher
Source: Explore San Francisco
Eat, walk or run your way through the city with a tour from Explore San Francisco, which earns a perfect 5-star TripAdvisor rating.
May 1, 2014 - Sept. 25, 2014; dates vary by voucher
Source: The Potomac Association
For half off, tour the historic USS Potomac -- FDR's presidential yacht -- which is moored off Oakland's Jack London Square.
June 4, 2014 - Aug. 31, 2014; Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Source: The Golf Club at Roddy Ranch
This "delight" of a course has been called one of the best public courses in the Bay Area by ABC Local. Save nearly 60% on a round at top-rated Roddy Ranch.
June 11, 2014 - Dec. 30, 2014
Source: FLOAT - Floatation Center & Art Gallery
The Wall Street Journal says sensory deprivation floats are "on the
rise in the Bay Area" -- try the next trend in relaxation techniques
with this deal for 50% off.
July 7, 2014 - Jan. 5, 2015
Source: Isla Studio
Isla Studio's photography classes were listed among the best in the North Bay by CBS Local. They specialize in helping you catch that quintessential SF shot.
July 10, 2014 - Jan. 10, 2015; select dates
Source: ABC Languages
Boost your linguistic skills with a six-week program or crash course at ABC Languages, voted Best Language Classes in the city by CBS Local.
Any available class now through Sept. 20, 2014; select dates
Source: Round Rock Honey
Save nearly 65% on a three-hour "basic introduction to bees, beekeeping and honey production" at the largest beekeeping school in the country (Tribeza).
Select dates July 19 - Nov. 8, 2014
Source: Guitar Cities San Francisco
Guitar Cities San Francisco earns a perfect 5 stars on Yelp for its lessons with trained musicians. With this offer, receive four private lessons for over 60% off.
May 27, 2014 - Nov. 26, 2014
Source: Paint Nite
For $25, regularly $45, Travelzoo subscribers can flex their creative muscles during a two-hour Paint Nite event at bars around the country.
June 1, 2014 - Dec. 1, 2014
Source: Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals & Tours
SF is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the U.S. (CNN), and you can spend a day cruising the City by the Bay with this deal on day-long bike rentals.
March 26, 2014 - Sept. 19, 2014
Source: Sip California
Taste wines from more than 30 wineries in the Sonoma Valley, hailed by Fodor's as the "birthplace of California winemaking" with an "unpretentious attitude."
March 26, 2014 - Dec. 31, 2014; must redeem voucher by Nov. 30, 2014
Source: The San Francisco Sightseeing Company
Escape the city life and embark on a trip to the majestic Muir Woods, famous for "trees hundreds of feet tall and a millennium or more old" (Fodor's).
July 22, 2014 - Jan. 18, 2015
Source: Little Pim
Travelzoo has negotiated an exclusive deal with the award-winning Little Pim, a top language-learning program for children.
Redeem by Aug. 31, 2014
Source: Bay Voyager
Hop aboard a 28-foot Navy Seal-style boat and zip around the bay with Bay Voyager, which earns a 5-star rating from Yelp reviewers.
June 23, 2014 - Sept. 14, 2014; dates vary by voucher
Source: Coterie Cellars
Coterie Cellars in San Jose specializes in handmade production of artisanal wines. Take part in the Bay Area's urban winery movement with a wine tasting and appreciation class.
May 16, 2014 - Sept. 30, 2014
Source: Big Jim's BBQ
Sharpen your barbecue skills with a five-hour instructional cooking class with Big Jim's BBQ, which garners a 4-star rating on Yelp.
Through Dec. 7, 2014; Saturday-Sunday
Source: Tequila & Taco Music Festival - Santa Cruz
For half off, two can sip margaritas and take in live music at the Tequila & Taco Music Festival on Aug. 23, 2014, in Santa Cruz.
Aug. 23, 2014; 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Source: Stray Boots
Set off on an interactive tour across one of 14 U.S. cities, including New York, Chicago and D.C., for half off through the end of the year.
Redeem by Dec. 31, 2014
Source: Adventure Connection
Raft down the South Fork rapids of the American River -- which are running at regular flow this year -- on a thrilling 13-mile trip for half off.
Through Aug. 1, 2014
Source: Children's Creativity Museum
The interactive exhibits at the Children's Creativity Museum in SF "hit the right spot" for all ages from elementary to high school students (Frommer's).
May 17, 2014 - July 30, 2014; Wednesday-Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Plan ahead for summer rafting down the American River with Adventure Connection, which receives a 100% positive rating from past Travelzoo riders.
Source: Blue & Gold Fleet
Zoom across the bay at 50 mph on the RocketBoat with this thrilling 30-minute ride the SFGate calls an "awesome" experience.
May 16, 2014 - Oct. 26, 2014; days vary by month
Source: Mare Island Golf Club
Tee off at Mare Island Golf Club with 360-degree views of San Pablo Bay and the "mountains, rivers, wildlife refuges and bridges that frame it" (Golf Guide).
May 28, 2014 - July 21, 2014
Source: Float Matrix
"Escape your worries and your gadgets in a unique way" and save 50% on a flotation session at Float Matrix in Nob Hill (SF Weekly).
May 20, 2014 - Aug. 20, 2014