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

75 Magical Things to Do in California (Bucket List Ideas!)

California is a state so vast, so beautiful, so varied that you could spend an entire lifetime traveling it and still never get bored of its landscapes. With incredible cities, gorgeous vistas, delicious food, and a dizzying diversity of culture, even though California is my home state I still never get bored of getting out … Read more 75 Magical Things to Do in California (Bucket List Ideas!)

Christmas in California: 11 Festive Destinations to Get in the Holiday Spirit

A California Christmas can mean cold, snowy days or warm sunny beaches: we’ve really got it all in the Golden State. But whether your forecast is sun or sleet, one thing is for sure: Christmas in California means a lots of lights, festivities, and fun throughout the holiday season, whether you’re keeping in sunny in … Read more Christmas in California: 11 Festive Destinations to Get in the Holiday Spirit

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