Google Maps Walking directions are in Beta

Typically, Google gives you car directions that are often comical if you're really on foot, say when you pull up instructions on your iPhone. In this case however, it told me the best way to walk to San Rafael from the City would be to stroll out into the Ocean near the George Bush Sewage Treatment Plant, then hike down through the peninsula through Milpitas and then out Altamont Pass into the boonies of Stockton near I-5 before cutting through Napa Valley and climbing over the top of Mount Tam on a 241 mile journey estimated to take three days and nine hours.

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