The Pacific Coast Highway is up there with the most beautiful drives in the world. Snaking all the way up the U.S.’s west coast, the Pacific Coast Highway stretches 1,675 miles from California to Washington, starting in San Diego, CA and ending in Olympia, WA (or vice versa). The most commonly driven part of the … Read more 50 Essential Pacific Coast Highway Stops: From San Diego to Seattle
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
San Francisco has so many great destinations just a short drive from it, and it’s one of the many reasons why I love San Francisco so dearly. Where else can you find towering redwoods, rugged beaches, reaching cityscapes, and peaceful nature escapes all in one city? While you can certainly find all this in San … Read more 33 Best Weekend Getaways from San Francisco: Road Trip Ideas
Considering the fact that you are reading this right now, it is safe to say that you have decided on a Southern California road trip so let me just start by saying, great choice! In reality, there is no such thing as a bad road trip in California, but with so much to explore, it … Read more The Ultimate Southern California Road Trip: Coastal Cities, National Parks + Beyond!
If you’re feeling burnt out (and let’s be honest, in this year, aren’t we all?), then a weekend getaway is exactly what you need to reset your mindset and feel reenergized to take on life! Many view travel as an escape from reality, which is true. But another underrated truth about travel is that it … Read more 18 Best Weekend Getaways from Los Angeles: Road Trip Ideas!
If you think a Highway 395 road trip is no more than the byway to get you from Los Angeles to the ski slopes of Mammoth Mountain, think again! This historical corridor has a bounty of unique and fascinating Eastern Sierra road trip stops along Highway 395 (less commonly known as US 395). From mountain … Read more Highway 395 Road Trip Itinerary: The Eastern Sierras in 17 Perfect Stops
Driving the famed Highway 1 is an experience all in itself, but if you have the time to stop and enjoy the scenery, that makes it even better! Here are some suggestions to make sure you fit as much into your day in Big Sur as possible! Get an early start because you have a … Read more How to Spend One Day in Big Sur: Day Trip Guide from the Bay Area
In a place as beautiful as Yosemite National Park, it’s hard to use superlatives. However, I think that some of Yosemite’s greatest sights lie not in Yosemite Valley, but along Tioga Road. You shouldn’t miss it when visiting Yosemite! Tioga Road is also known as Highway 120 or State Route 120. It connects the Western … Read more Driving Tioga Pass: 10 Best Stops on Yosemite’s Tioga Road
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