17 Magical Things to Do in Lake Tahoe in Winter for Non Skiers

Ah, Lake Tahoe: one of the most beautiful lakes in California and in the world! Tahoe is the deepest lake in California and Nevada and 2nd deepest (Crater Lake in Oregon is number one) in the country. It is 22 miles long, 12 miles wide, and has 72 miles of shoreline to enjoy, from rocky … Read more 17 Magical Things to Do in Lake Tahoe in Winter for Non Skiers

The Perfect Weekend in Santa Barbara Itinerary for Two Days of Sun & Fun

Santa Barbara is a wonderful beach town for a weekend getaway! We’re talking beautiful beaches, nice sunny California weather without the crowds of LA, and a slower pace than the larger cities. Although a small city, there are plenty of activities to easily fill up two days in Santa Barbara. Here’s how to spend an … Read more The Perfect Weekend in Santa Barbara Itinerary for Two Days of Sun & Fun

6 Best Santa Barbara Hikes For All Levels

Hiking in Santa Barbara is a unique experience. A small mountain range called the Transverse Range is just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean, creating a scenic mountain backdrop from anywhere in the city and meaning that countless Santa Barbara hikes are, literally, in your backyard! It’s located just two hours north of Los … Read more 6 Best Santa Barbara Hikes For All Levels

10 Jaw-Dropping Scenic Drives in Northern California

Need a change of scenery? Jump in your car and journey down some of the most scenic drives in Northern California, perfect for a weekend road trip. Even though the Pacific Coast Highway may be the most famous and well known scenic drive in California, there are so many more drives in Northern California worth … Read more 10 Jaw-Dropping Scenic Drives in Northern California

Weekend in Palm Springs: Itinerary for 2 Days of Fun & Adventure

If a gorgeous desert oasis with stylish hotels, superb golf courses, indulgent spas, and vintage shopping is your jam, a weekend in Palm Springs is just what you need! It does have an International airport if you are flying in and renting a car, but it’s also a popular weekend getaway from the Los Angeles … Read more Weekend in Palm Springs: Itinerary for 2 Days of Fun & Adventure

11 Chill Things to Do in Mammoth Lakes in Winter

Have you been looking forward to a winter vacation far away from the peaks and valleys of life?  Find your mood peaking at Mammoth Lakes in winter! Surrounded by a mountain with an 11,000-foot peak, Mammoth Lakes is warm and inviting in the wintertime, making it a great escape for active skiers and laidback winter … Read more 11 Chill Things to Do in Mammoth Lakes in Winter

17 Useful Things to Know Before Visiting Sequoia National Park in Winter

If you’re looking for a delightful, snow-covered national park in winter, you’d be surprised to learn that California in winter has plentiful options! In fact, four of California’s eight national parks see snow virtually every year (Lassen, Sequoia, Kings Canyon, and Yosemite). In this post, we’ll be talking about Sequoia National Park in winter and what to … Read more 17 Useful Things to Know Before Visiting Sequoia National Park in Winter

7 Delightful Things to Do in Big Bear in Winter

There’s no better feeling when the frozen flakes, no two alike, first alight in the sky. When the first ruffles and shakes of trees have brought thin, powdery snow to the ground. When a cup of hot cider warms your hands, then your stomach, then your heart. If you ever find yourself thinking these thoughts or … Read more 7 Delightful Things to Do in Big Bear in Winter

Best Camping in Big Sur: 9 Campgrounds Worth A Stay

When it comes to camping in California, the 90-mile stretch of coastline where you can camp near Big Sur is one of the most popular. With magnificently scenic campgrounds, amazing coastal landscape, and top attractions to in the area means that dedicating a weekend or even a week to a Big Sur is a must … Read more Best Camping in Big Sur: 9 Campgrounds Worth A Stay