21 Magical Things to Do in Santa Cruz, CA

When people think about California, they often think about surfing and beautiful beaches. Well, if that’s what you have in mind, Santa Cruz is the perfect synthesis of them both. Not only is Santa Cruz a mecca for surfers from around the world, it has some of the best outdoor recreation attractions in the state, … Read more 21 Magical Things to Do in Santa Cruz, CA

7 Phenomenal Santa Cruz Breweries: Craft Beer Guide to Santa Cruz

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Not every city provides the opportunity for an entire article about breweries, but there are seriously so many breweries in Santa Cruz, it has to be done! The craft brewing trend has moved across the United States in higher and higher numbers for the past 10 years. These microbreweries provide a personal connection that goes … Read more 7 Phenomenal Santa Cruz Breweries: Craft Beer Guide to Santa Cruz

8 Best Taco Trucks in Los Angeles: A Local’s Guide

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Almost half a century ago, Raul Martinez Sr., founder of King Taco, began selling tacos on the streets of Los Angeles in what was originally an ice cream truck. Today, over 4,000 registered taco trucks have taken over LA’s food scene, making tacos a staple among every Angeleno’s diet! What is it about tacos that … Read more 8 Best Taco Trucks in Los Angeles: A Local’s Guide

10 Outstanding Things to Do in Oceanside, CA

Oceanside is a small beach town just a 45-minute drive north of San Diego. If you have some time to relax and want to avoid traffic, you can also take one of the trains. An Amtrak train will take about an hour, and the Coaster takes about an hour and a half. Upon arrival, you … Read more 10 Outstanding Things to Do in Oceanside, CA

11 Lovely Things to Do in Laguna Beach

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When you hear the words “Laguna Beach” you likely immediately think of that famous TV show or the beautiful Orange County beaches. I don’t blame you — that’s what the city is best known for! What you might not know is that Laguna Beach is also famous for being somewhat of an artist colony that is … Read more 11 Lovely Things to Do in Laguna Beach

21 Magnificent Things to Do in Monterey, California

Monterey is an amazing coastal destination in California. The oceans of Monterey Bay are largely protected by marine reserve areas, creating pristine marine habitats teeming with life. When you come to Monterey, you will have the opportunity to explore and enjoy the wild waters of the Pacific Ocean while immersing yourself in a beautiful and … Read more 21 Magnificent Things to Do in Monterey, California

Where to Eat in Pasadena: 10 Restaurants You’ll Love

Most people outside of California know Pasadena for the Rose Bowl, JPL, and its “Little Old Lady”… however, you’ll have do your own research on those, because this is all about the food in Pasadena! Like the broader LA County, Pasadena is a multicultural area. On the same boulevard, you can find a dim sum … Read more Where to Eat in Pasadena: 10 Restaurants You’ll Love

33 Perfect Things to Do in Paso Robles, California

Paso Robles is a bustling city in San Luis Obispo County that sits along the Salinas River in a range of rolling hills that will instantly take your breath away. These hills boast hot springs, astounding hikes, an abundance of wineries and distilleries, as well as an incredible production of olive oil and almond orchards. … Read more 33 Perfect Things to Do in Paso Robles, California

9 Lovely Things to Do in Lodi, California

Central California is often completely off people’s radar when they think of visiting the state. While it is true that the coastal part of the state offers up some of the most gorgeous scenery (hello, PCH!) and most fun things to do anywhere on earth, California is made up of so much more than beaches … Read more 9 Lovely Things to Do in Lodi, California