12 Magical Sunflower Fields in California (North + South)

Have you ever driven down the road and come across a bright yellow field of sunflowers? It makes you want to stop and take pictures of the seemingly glowing field. There are a scattering of sunflower fields in California that are worth exploring on a day trip or a summer weekend adventure. These California sunflower … Read more 12 Magical Sunflower Fields in California (North + South)

11 Lovely Lavender Farms, Fields, & Festivals in California

When you say lavender fields, most people imagine the purple fields in Provence, France, but there are several beautiful lavender fields in California much closer to home! Plan a summer weekend getaway or a Saturday afternoon to stroll through the fragrant purple lavender fields in Northern and Southern California. These fields are usually open to visitors throughout … Read more 11 Lovely Lavender Farms, Fields, & Festivals in California

Best Camping in Tahoe: 10 Campgrounds Perfect For Summer

Camping along the shores of Lake Tahoe means waking up to fresh mountain air, a day on the lake, or relaxing on the beach while sleeping under the alpine forest. These campgrounds are usually open between mid-May and mid-October and provide an affordable way of staying and kick up your heels, while refreshing yourself in … Read more Best Camping in Tahoe: 10 Campgrounds Perfect For Summer

Best Camping Near San Diego: 9 Incredible Beach & Inland Campsites

San Diego offers more than the San Diego Zoo and 5-star shopping.  The weather is perfect for outdoor adventures and camping. For beach camping near San Diego, head to San Elijo State Beach or San Onofree Bluffs Campground on the bluffs above the Pacific Ocean or Campland on the Bay along Mission Bay. Those looking … Read more Best Camping Near San Diego: 9 Incredible Beach & Inland Campsites

Best Camping Near San Francisco: 11 Magical Campgrounds Near San Francisco

The San Francisco Bay area is more than just the Golden Gate Bridge and a terrific urban destination.  There are so many campgrounds near San Francisco: from the Marin Headlands to Mount Tam, from Angel Island to the Point Reyes National Seashore Within just 15 minutes of the bustling city life, there are a variety … Read more Best Camping Near San Francisco: 11 Magical Campgrounds Near San Francisco

19 Places to Find the Best Los Angeles Christmas Lights

Even with all of the 2020 social distancing, the LA area has plenty of places with the holiday spirit to explore. Cruise through festively light neighborhoods like Candy Cane Lane and Christmas Tree Lane, window shop along Rodeo Drive, or participate at a safe distance in one of the many Christmas tree lighting ceremonies around … Read more 19 Places to Find the Best Los Angeles Christmas Lights

Northern California Christmas Tree Farms: Near San Francisco, Tahoe, Sacramento & More

2020 is a challenging year — but at least we can bring a little merriment into our homes by decorating for the holiday spirit. Relive your childhood years by heading to a local Northern California Christmas tree farm to pick out your holiday tree!  Take a hike through the fields with your family and choose … Read more Northern California Christmas Tree Farms: Near San Francisco, Tahoe, Sacramento & More

Where to Find San Francisco Christmas Lights & Other Bay Area Lights

As the December holiday season approaches, make your schedule to get out and enjoy the holiday festivities around the Bay Area. Yes, even in the bizarre year that is 2020. Luckily, there are lots of socially distant opportunities to see the Christmas lights in San Francisco and other places around the Bay Area. From neighborhood … Read more Where to Find San Francisco Christmas Lights & Other Bay Area Lights

Christmas in California: 11 Festive Destinations to Get in the Holiday Spirit

A California Christmas can mean cold, snowy days or warm sunny beaches: we’ve really got it all in the Golden State. But whether your forecast is sun or sleet, one thing is for sure: Christmas in California means a lots of lights, festivities, and fun throughout the holiday season, whether you’re keeping in sunny in … Read more Christmas in California: 11 Festive Destinations to Get in the Holiday Spirit

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