Mammoth Lakes Airbnb: A Curated Guide to the Best Mammoth Lakes Cabins

Planning a trip to beautiful Mammoth Lakes? There’s truly no bad time of year to go. Whether you’re opting for a summer getaway for some hiking, swimming, and hot springs or a winter escape for all the slopes you can shred, Mammoth Lakes is a phenomenal all-season destination in California. As one of the largest … Read more Mammoth Lakes Airbnb: A Curated Guide to the Best Mammoth Lakes Cabins

June Lake Airbnb: 7 Cutest June Lake Cabins & Getaways

One of California’s best all-season getaways is June Lake: one of the few places you truly see four distinct seasons in California the same way you do in other parts of the country. In summer, June Lake is a gorgeous waterside getaway with tons of aquatic activities to keep you busy. In fall, June Lake … Read more June Lake Airbnb: 7 Cutest June Lake Cabins & Getaways

7 Easy Yosemite Hikes for Beginner Hikers

Out of all the national parks in the United States, Yosemite is one of the most iconic. If you like the peace and quiet of a beautiful national park, this is an ideal stop on your next trip to California. You can breathe easy – provided you aren’t visiting during wildfire season! – and enjoy … Read more 7 Easy Yosemite Hikes for Beginner Hikers

Winter in California: 17 Phemenonal Winter Destinations

Contrary to popular belief, winter in California is a real thing! Depending on where you are in the state, winter may mean feet of snow or it may mean slightly cooler temperatures and chilly nights. I’ve gathered this list of awesome places to travel in winter in California. Some are snowy, some are sunny but … Read more Winter in California: 17 Phemenonal Winter Destinations

Pacific Coast Highway Itinerary: 7 Day California Coast Road Trip

Planning the perfect Pacific Coast Highway road trip can be super intimidating. There are so many incredible places to stop along the way that you can almost get paralyzed by choice! I’ve driven stretches of the Pacific Coast Highway more than I can count. At least twice a year, my family drove the PCH from … Read more Pacific Coast Highway Itinerary: 7 Day California Coast Road Trip

2 Perfect Days in Monterey: Weekend Getaway Guide!

Restaurants on the water's edge in Monterey Bay: pier leading to blue sea

If you’ve only got a short amount of time to discover California, your best bet is spending two days in Monterey. While you’ll miss out on the star-studded streets of Hollywood, the Golden Gate Bridge and city views of San Francisco, and the ultra-hot temperatures of Death Valley, Monterey has pretty much everything else you … Read more 2 Perfect Days in Monterey: Weekend Getaway Guide!

20 Best Instagram Spots in San Diego

View of the pond at Balboa Park, reflecting a Spanish-colonial architecture building and lots of trees and palm trees

The Best Instagram Spots in San Diego Sunset Cliffs With 68 sprawling acres of gorgeous Cali scenery, Sunset Cliffs is one of the most photogenic parts of all San Diego. While it’s dangerous to dive off the cliffs, you can get some incredible shots just wading through the water or posing at the edge of … Read more 20 Best Instagram Spots in San Diego

17 Divine Things to Do in Death Valley National Park, California

If someone asks if you’d like to spend a few days in Death Valley, your first reaction might be….Why? Death Valley is the lowest, driest, and hottest location in the United States, holding the World Record for the hottest temperature ever recorded on the planet (134.1 °F in 1913. Just a few weeks back, a temperature … Read more 17 Divine Things to Do in Death Valley National Park, California

9 Incredible Natural Hot Springs in California

Looking for a little dash of Iceland in California? There are many wonderful, relaxing hot springs in California — though many of them come with a steep resort fee. This post focuses instead on the best non-commercial public hot springs in California: ones you don’t have to pay a fee to use (although you may … Read more 9 Incredible Natural Hot Springs in California

How to Spend a Weekend in Temecula: Getaway Guide

Conveniently situated halfway between San Diego and Los Angeles, Temecula is an excellent weekend getaway from either city. Be ready to explore the historic Old Town, make a bet at the Pechanga Resort Casino, tour and taste wine from one or more of the almost 50 small wineries, or explore the panoramic view from a … Read more How to Spend a Weekend in Temecula: Getaway Guide