5 Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara at Night

the city lights of santa barbara at night

Santa Barbara is one of the most popular places to visit in California, from morning until night, with an endless collection of attractions and activities that can keep even the most extreme travel planners busy for weeks! There is always something to do in Santa Barbara, whether it be grabbing a cup of coffee at … Read more 5 Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara at Night

The Perfect Weekend in Paso Robles: Your 2 Day Itinerary

heart shaped vineyard in paso robles

When most people envision spending a weekend in California’s wine country, their mind goes straight to the Napa Valley. While there is plenty there to enjoy, Paso Robles has just as much to offer (if not more!). Although I can’t say that you will escape crowd-free, you will have way more wiggle room in terms … Read more The Perfect Weekend in Paso Robles: Your 2 Day Itinerary

17 Fun Things to Do in Sonoma in Winter

Sonoma County is beautiful any time of year, but personally, I love winter in Sonoma.  When I was living in New York or abroad, Christmas was always the time I’d come home and visit my family in Sonoma.  As a result, I have tons of wonderful memories of spending winters in Sonoma County near the … Read more 17 Fun Things to Do in Sonoma in Winter

17 Wine-terful Things to Do in Napa in Winter

mustard flowers in napa vineyard on a hill in winter in napa

Napa Valley is a beauty any time of year, but personally, I’m an extra big fan of Napa in the winter. The wineries get dolled up all festive for the holidays, fireplaces are roaring, and the Cabernet — delicious all year round — hits just a little bit more satisfyingly. If you’re wondering if it’s … Read more 17 Wine-terful Things to Do in Napa in Winter

Your Weekend in Sonoma Itinerary: 2 or 3 Days of Wineries & Wonder

Symmetrical stone building with trees and plaza that is Sonoma's Town Hall

Sonoma is hands down one of my favorite places in Northern California! I can’t even begin to count how many times I’ve visited, but it’s got to be several dozen times and cumulatively, a few months of my life. I’ve visited every nook and cranny of Sonoma County: from the beautiful beaches along Highway 1 … Read more Your Weekend in Sonoma Itinerary: 2 or 3 Days of Wineries & Wonder

Your Complete Guide to Visiting the Huntington Library and Gardens

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Whether you’re local to Southern California or just visiting, the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Garden in San Marino is the ultimate destination for any nature, art, or history enthusiast! This 207-acre complex is home to 16 different gardens, multiple art galleries, an exhibition hall, several research facilities, and more. With so much to … Read more Your Complete Guide to Visiting the Huntington Library and Gardens

15 Cool Things to Do in Costa Mesa, California

Costa Mesa, the neighbor of Newport Beach and Irvine, is one of the most enjoyable places to visit in Orange County! With shopping, dining, and endless activity options to choose from, you will not want to pass on stopping by this beloved community on your Southern California visit! The town highlights the Southern California ambiance, … Read more 15 Cool Things to Do in Costa Mesa, California

Your Wonderful Weekend in Santa Cruz Itinerary!

Santa Cruz is a popular coastal town on California’s Central Coast. It is largely known for its surfing culture. It is an artist friendly location where much of the state’s counterculture has evolved. On top of this, Santa Cruz is extremely family-friendly and offers a wonderful classic beach town experience for all. There are many … Read more Your Wonderful Weekend in Santa Cruz Itinerary!

13 Irresistible Things to Do in Irvine, California

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In the heart of Orange County, Irvine is a constantly growing, master-planned city, offering an extraordinary quality of life. Irvine’s dynamic atmosphere has activities for all ages through its trail networks, parks, shopping centers, and nightlife. With more than 100 global corporations within the town, including Google and Microsoft, professionals flock to this economic center. … Read more 13 Irresistible Things to Do in Irvine, California

8 Cool Things to Do in Corona del Mar, California

the beautiful beach at corona del mar california

The small and unassuming Newport Beach neighborhood of Corona del Mar, or “Crown of the Sea” in Spanish, is aptly named –there are so many treasures to find in this beachfront neighborhood that you will never run out of things to do in Corona del Mar! This favorite spot in Orange County among tourists and … Read more 8 Cool Things to Do in Corona del Mar, California