Source: Oakland Zoo
The Oakland Zoo is home to more than 660 native and exotic animals and is rated 4.5 stars on TripAdvisor with a 2014 Certificate of Excellence.
Oct. 1, 2014 - March 31, 2015
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: 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: Go San Francisco Card
Get a taste of all San Francisco has to offer and save up to 55% on the gate prices to more than 30 of the city's top attractions with the Go San Francisco Card.
Voucher must be exchanged for a Go San Francisco Card by March 31, 2015
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: 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: 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: 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: 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 Magazine).
Select dates through March 5, 2015
Source: Club Sportiva
Drive some of the world's most exclusive luxury vehicles on iconic California roads, an experience Examiner.com calls "an amazing day for a car enthusiast."
Sept. 23, 2014 - Feb. 18, 2015; valid Tuesdays and Wednesdays
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: 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: 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
Source: Russian River Adventures
Spend the day paddling, swimming, picnicking and exploring the Russian River at your own pace on a full-day canoe trip out of Healdsburg.
Sept. 21, 2014 - Nov. 16, 2014
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).
Aug. 29, 2014 - Oct. 31, 2014
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: Blue & Gold Fleet
Zoom across the bay at 50 mph on the RocketBoat with this "awesome" 30-minute ride (SFGate). Catch one of the last trips of the season through Oct. 26.
Sept. 26, 2014 - Oct. 26, 2014; Wednesday-Sunday
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: Great Food Tours
Save up to 60% with Great Food Tours of San Francisco, which earns a perfect 5-star rating from over 180 TripAdvisor users.
Aug. 29, 2014 - Aug. 29, 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: Pietra Santa Winery
For more than 60% off, two can spend an afternoon tasting varietals and touring Pietra Santa Winery, which boasts a 4-star Yelp rating.
Sept. 18, 2014 - March 19, 2015; tasting room open Thursday-Sunday
Source: Rancho Del Pueblo Golf Course
Tee off with rounds at Rancho Del Pueblo Golf Course -- rated 4 stars on Yelp -- and perfect your swing with range balls at one of the 25 hitting stations.
Aug. 28, 2014 - Dec. 28, 2014; blackout dates apply
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.
Sept. 3, 2014 - March 4, 2015; Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Source: Emperor Norton Tours
Discover San Francisco on a neighborhood walking tour. The tours -- rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor and Yelp -- include three options: Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach.
Aug. 20, 2014 - June 7, 2015
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: Coterie Cellars
Follow the intricate wine-making process from berry to bottle over four class sessions with this experience from boutique San Jose winery Coterie Cellars.
Select dates from Sept. 28, 2014 - Sept. 6, 2015
Source: Clos LaChance Winery
Save 50% on an exclusive tour and tasting at Clos LaChance Winery in San Martin, loved by 95% of Travelzoo guests and recommended by Travel + Leisure.
Oct. 1, 2014 - Dec. 15, 2014
Source: Advanced Flyers
Experience the thrill of flight in a three-axis, six-screen flight simulator and opt to add on an actual intro flight lesson over the bay aboard a Cessna Skyhawk.
Sept. 26, 2014 - Jan. 26, 2015
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: CitySightseeing San Francisco
Ride around downtown, North Beach and along the city's waterfront on an open-top double-decker bus for 45% off the regular price.
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: 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: Presidio Golf Course
The Presidio Golf Course opened in 1895 in the historic National Park Presidio. Hit the range here with a choice of options, which can cover multiple visits.
Aug. 7, 2014 - Dec. 30, 2014
Source: Bay Area Glider Rides
Take in views of Monterey Bay, Aptos and Santa Cruz from the cockpit of a glider plane on a flight Travelzoo subscribers called "thrilling" and "a blast."
July 31, 2014 - Jan. 31, 2015; Thursday-Monday
Source: East Bay Hang Gliding
Experience the exhilarating sensation of flying with a hang-gliding lesson or tandem ride with East Bay Hang Gliding.
Aug. 13, 2014 - Dec. 12, 2014; Monday-Friday
Source: Eagle Vines Vineyards and Golf Club
Tee off at Eagle Vines, one of the best public golf courses in San Francisco's North Bay, with "beautiful views of the Bay and Napa Valley" (CBS).
Aug. 12, 2014 - Nov. 12, 2014; days vary by voucher
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
Coterie Cellars specializes in handmade production of artisanal wines. Take part in the Bay Area's urban winery movement with a tasting and appreciation class.
Through March 1, 2015; select Saturdays & Sundays
Source: Fit for Life Solutions
Kick your regular fitness routine into overdrive with four weeks of unlimited boot camp classes at Fit For Life solutions for 90% off.
Aug. 11, 2014 - Jan. 31, 2015; Class time vary by location
Source: San Francisco Electric Tour Company
Cruise the piers of Fisherman's Wharf, explore historic Chinatown or zip through Golden Gate Park on a private guided Segway tour for 50% off.
Oct. 1, 2014 - March 30, 2015
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: 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: Various California Venues
Experience the spirited wine culture of the Golden State during California Wine Month this September and save on deals designed for vino lovers everywhere.
Source: California Beer Festival's Hamburgers & Hops Music Festival
Spend an afternoon listening to live music and sipping beers at the California Beer Festival's Hamburger & Hops Music Festival on Sunday, Aug. 10.
Aug. 10, 2014 only; 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m
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.
Sept. 9 and 25, 2014