Virgin America offers nonstop flights from Washington Dulles to San Francisco, with mid-July fares starting at $400 round-trip.
WHERE TO STAY
Harbor Court Hotel
165 Steuart St., San Francisco
Waterfront hotel across the street from the Ferry Plaza farmers market. Rooms from $199.
Hotel Shattuck Plaza
2086 Allston Way, Berkeley
Eco-friendly boutique hotel in downtown Berkeley; convenient to East Bay farmers markets and BART train to San Francisco. Rooms from $125.
Fort Mason Center Farmers Market
Marina Boulevard at Buchanan Street, San Francisco
Sundays, 9:30am to 1:30pm.
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Market Street at Embarcadero, San Francisco
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturdays 8 a.m. to 2p.m.
Off the Grid
Fifteen weekly markets.
Grand Lake-Oakland Farmers Market
Grand and Lake Park avenues, Oakland
Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
3255 Lakeshore Ave., Oakland
Farmers market Saturdays, 2 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Berkeley Farmers Markets
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Bluxome Street Winery’s Meet Market
53 Bluxome St., San Francisco
Last Saturday of each month, noon to 4 p.m.