5 Spookiest, Most Haunted Places in California

If you’re looking for some haunted places in California, you’re in for a treat! For being a land associated with sunshine and surfers, California hides a sinister history underneath its surface. From religious missions supposedly haunted by the ghosts of murdered Natives to haunted ships and bizarre labyrinthine houses built by eccentric and paranoid billionaires, … Read more 5 Spookiest, Most Haunted Places in California

9 Perfectly Located Campgrounds in Northern California

Whether you enjoy camping lakeside, within the redwood grove, above volcanically active areas, or with just a magnificent view, camping in Northern California offers tons of attractive campgrounds with plentiful amenities. Those looking to camp along the rugged Northern California coastline have a lot of sites to choose from, but Russian Gulch State Park has … Read more 9 Perfectly Located Campgrounds in Northern California

5 Wonderful Places for Whale Watching in California: Tips, Seasons, + More!

One of the most magical feelings in the world is getting to watch whales in their natural environment. Whether it’s the feeling of seeing them spout off in the ocean from your position on the shore or getting to see them up close and personal from a small boat tour, whale watching in California is … Read more 5 Wonderful Places for Whale Watching in California: Tips, Seasons, + More!

7 Places in California That (Almost) Feel Like Europe

With most international travel out of the cards for the rest of 2020 and who knows how long into 2021, we’ve got to get creative. Luckily, the Golden State is so beautiful and diverse it’s almost like a world unto itself… literally. In this post, I’m going to show you 7 incredible places in California … Read more 7 Places in California That (Almost) Feel Like Europe

Best Airbnbs in Big Bear: 7 Beautiful Big Bear Cabins

Planning a trip to Big Bear Lake and Bear Mountain? This stunning Southern California mountain city is a favored getaway from Los Angeles for anyone who is looking to escape the city smog and breathe some fresh, piny air. In the summer, Big Bear Lake is home to all sorts of aquatic activities — fishing, … Read more Best Airbnbs in Big Bear: 7 Beautiful Big Bear Cabins

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

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

13 Stunning Lakes in California for Year-Round Fun

Want a lakeside escape in California? Coming right up! Beaches aren’t all the waterside fun California has to offer. You’ve got tons of gorgeous lakes in California to choose from, from beautiful alpine gems to glacier-carved lakes, from salt lakes to scenic reservoirs. While Lake Tahoe is known worldwide and is perhaps the best-known lake … Read more 13 Stunning Lakes in California for Year-Round Fun