Highway 395 Road Trip Itinerary: The Eastern Sierras in 10 Perfect Stops

Tufa formations in Mono Lake looking like a castle in the water on a sunny day

If you think a Hwy 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 10 Perfect Stops

50 Essential Pacific Coast Highway Stops: From San Diego to Seattle

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

The Ultimate Big Sur Road Trip Itinerary: 7 Can’t-Miss Stops

There are so many places to explore in California, but only a few really capture the essence of everything wonderful the Golden State has to offer. Big Sur is one of those few. Travelers take Highway 1 (the only accessible road) along 90 miles of California coastline between Carmel and San Simeon to experience all … Read more The Ultimate Big Sur Road Trip Itinerary: 7 Can’t-Miss Stops

Los Angeles to Las Vegas Road Trip: 17 Best Stops to Make On the Drive!

Two girls sitting atop a convertible car, after finishing a road trip to Vegas, in front of the welcome to fabulous las vegas sign.

At first glance, a road trip from Los Angeles to Las Vegas might not have much appeal. A map will show the route is surrounded by not much other than barren land. But contrary to popular belief, there are many unique places to stop at during the drive from LA to Vegas! From the second-largest meteorite … Read more Los Angeles to Las Vegas Road Trip: 17 Best Stops to Make On the Drive!

The Ultimate Northern California Road Trip Itinerary (By a NorCal Native)

I may be — OK, correction, I definitely am biased — but Northern California has it all. Towering coastal redwoods hugged in fog, bubbling sulfurous geothermal pits in a volcanic landscape, pristine turquoise alpine lakes hemmed by pines: these are just a few of the diverse things you’ll see on a Northern California road trip. … Read more The Ultimate Northern California Road Trip Itinerary (By a NorCal Native)

12 Best California Road Trips For Your Bucket List

If you’re hoping to see more of California, there’s no better way to see more of the Golden State than by hitting the open road! California is one of America’s best states for road tripping, with everything from scenic coastal highways to steep mountain hairpins and stunning desert desolation. I’ve written this guide to best … Read more 12 Best California Road Trips For Your Bucket List

18 Best Weekend Getaways from Los Angeles: Road Trip Ideas!

Taking a quick road trip has many benefits. If you’re feeling burnt out from work (and let’s be honest, 2020 has worn us all down), 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 … Read more 18 Best Weekend Getaways from Los Angeles: Road Trip Ideas!

33 Best Weekend Getaways from San Francisco: Road Trip Ideas

the charming fairytale houses of carmel by the sea

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

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

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