When most people think of Long Beach, they usually picture a lazy beach town outside of LA. While that is partially right, you should probably know that this city has a lot more to offer! I mean you have to give this place props for maintaining a laid-back atmosphere, but it is the furthest thing … Read more A Weekend in Long Beach, CA: Itinerary For 2 Incredible Days!
There is no denying that Los Angeles and Big Sur are two of the most iconic destinations in California (if not the entire state). These two places showcase the diversity of the Golden State beautifully, from its perpetually sunny sandy beaches fringed with palms to its rugged coastline hugged by fog. While both LA and … Read more The Big Sur to LA Drive: 9 Central California PCH Stops You Don’t Want to Miss!
The Pacific Coast Highway has landed itself on so many people’s bucket lists and it’s not hard to figure out why! The views of the ocean are endless, the cute coastal towns are in abundance, and marine life can be seen around every corner — otters, elephant seals, and gray whales, oh my! In reality, … Read more The 8 Best Stops Along the San Francisco to Big Sur Drive
You don’t have to love wine to enjoy your time in Napa Valley…. But it would definitely help! This two day Napa itinerary is geared towards those very wine-lovers who have spent years of their lives dreaming of the day that they would get to explore the endless rolling vineyards that make up the Napa … Read more Weekend in Napa Valley Itinerary: 2 Days of Wine & Wonder
NOTE: Kings Canyon National Park is currently closed due to the ongoing fires in Kings Canyon and Sequoia. Read more here. It always comes as a shock to me that Kings Canyon National Park isn’t on everybody’s radar. But hey, if that means you get to explore one of the country’s most beautiful national parks … Read more How to Spend One Day in Kings Canyon National Park
With Joshua Tree National Park (and its awesome hikes) so close by, the remaining Palm Springs area doesn’t get much attention but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t! Palm Springs is located between not one, not two, but four mountain ranges — and let us not forget about the Coachella Valley stretching in almost every direction! … Read more 6 Exciting Palm Springs Hikes for Your Next Getaway
Nestled in the southeastern part of California, the Mojave National Preserve is one of the most underrated hiking destinations in the state. With Death Valley National Park and Joshua Tree National Park so close by, the Mojave can seem easy to pass up. But trust us: just one visit to its unique environment will have … Read more 5 Unique and Beautiful Mojave National Preserve Hikes
When you hear Napa the first word that usually comes to mind is “wine” — rightfully so, as Napa is widely considered the wine capital of California. And although you could absolutely spend the entire weekend happily sipping away at some of the tastiest wine around, you should be aware of all your options. (And … Read more 13 Delightful Things to Do in Napa (More Than Just Wine!)
The five islands that make up Channel Islands National Park each boast their own set of unique features but there is one thing they have in common… raw beauty! Located off the mainland of California, the islands don’t get nearly as many visitors as California’s other eight national parks, so the untouched nature you will … Read more Channel Islands Hiking Guide: 6 Pristine Hikes in Channel Islands National Park
The Colorado and Mojave Desert come together to bring you the sandy terrain, diverse desert plants, and rock formations that make up Joshua Tree National Park. The park is named after the funky Joshua trees that grow here but there is so much more to see and do! Check out these one-of-a-kind hikes in Joshua … Read more The 8 Best Hikes in Joshua Tree National Park