9 Cool Things to Do in Tomales Bay, California

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Tomales Bay is the body of water that separates Point Reyes and the Marin coastline. While Tomales Bay separates the two, this post will focus on the Marin side of Tomales Bay. This post covers things to do in Tomales Bay along Highway 1, excluding Point Reyes. It covers just north of Point Reyes Station … Read more 9 Cool Things to Do in Tomales Bay, California

33 Best Things to Do in Half Moon Bay, CA

If you’re looking for a day trip from San Francisco or a charming weekend getaway in the Bay Area, Half Moon Bay ticks all the boxes. Gorgeous beaches? Check. Scenic coastal hikes? Check. Delicious seafood? Check. Perfect weather? Well… you can’t have everything.  Half Moon Bay is a beautiful place, but it’s often quite cold, … Read more 33 Best Things to Do in Half Moon Bay, CA

11 Cool Things to Do in Duncans Mills, CA

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If you’re on a quest to visit the most charming Northern California small towns, the tiny hamlet of Duncans Mills, CA ought to be on your list! This small town, home to a population of under 200 people, is a charming addition to any Sonoma County getaway. Its position along Highway 117 makes it a … Read more 11 Cool Things to Do in Duncans Mills, CA

17 Great Things to Do in Guerneville, CA

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Guerneville, California is one of my favorite small towns in Northern California. Beautiful location right on the Russian River, delicious restaurants, and gorgeous redwoods: what’s not to love? I’ve been to Guerneville more times than I can count, as Guerneville is the closest main town to my aunt’s rural Sonoma farmhouse. It’s where we go … Read more 17 Great Things to Do in Guerneville, CA

27 Cutest Coastal Towns in California: Beach Towns to Visit!

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California is often best-known for its beaches. While there is a lot of other fun activities to enjoy in the rest of the state, it seems like we just can’t seem to help ourselves from being drawn to the coastline! And because California is such a large state with miles and miles of coast to … Read more 27 Cutest Coastal Towns in California: Beach Towns to Visit!

8 Outstanding Things to Do in Ojai, CA (+ Where to Eat & Stay!)

Ojai is a gorgeous, relaxed, super fun little city nestled in the mountains just east of Santa Barbara and north of Los Angeles… this prime location making it one of the most popular weekend getaways from Los Angeles. It will stun you with its energetic culture, insanely tasty food (don’t worry — we’ll tell you … Read more 8 Outstanding Things to Do in Ojai, CA (+ Where to Eat & Stay!)

21 Delightful Small Towns in Northern California

California is a beautiful state full of so much to do and see! It’s the most populous state in the US, and as a result, Californians often have a funny idea of what a small town in California really constitutes. I grew up in a town of 10,000 people that I thought was tiny, and … Read more 21 Delightful Small Towns in Northern California

10 Creative Things to Do in Crescent City, CA

Crescent City is a delightful little city with a lot to offer.  Where else can you walk amongst the tallest trees in the world, catch your own seafood dinner, and look for semi-precious stones while strolling along the beach? Crescent City is California’s northernmost city along Hwy 101 with the Oregon border less than 20 … Read more 10 Creative Things to Do in Crescent City, CA

15 Beautiful Things to Do in Bodega Bay, CA

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Bodega Bay, California is one of the most beautiful places along the Sonoma Coast. Tucked away at the tail end of Sonoma Coast State Park, with the Pacific Coast Highway running right through the heart of town, it doesn’t get any more scenic than Bodega Bay. Its proximity to other beautiful Sonoma Coast destinations like … Read more 15 Beautiful Things to Do in Bodega Bay, CA

9 Joyful Things to Do in Jenner, CA

Jenner (also known as Jenner-by-the-Sea) is one of my favorite places in all of California. And yet so few people know it. This tiny town of 100-odd people is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes and intriguing history in the state. Right on the mouth of the Russian River where it empties into … Read more 9 Joyful Things to Do in Jenner, CA