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!
Conveniently situated halfway between San Diego and Los Angeles, Temecula is an excellent weekend getaway from either city. Be ready to explore the historic Old Town, make a bet at the Pechanga Resort Casino, tour and taste wine from one or more of the almost 50 small wineries, or explore the panoramic view from a … Read more How to Spend a Weekend in Temecula: Getaway Guide
When most people think of Long Beach, they usually picture a lazy beach town outside of LA. While that is partially right, you should probably know that this city has a lot more to offer! I mean you have to give this place props for maintaining a laid-back atmosphere, but it is the furthest thing … Read more A Weekend in Long Beach, CA: Itinerary For 2 Incredible Days!
A weekend in Yosemite National Park is hardly enough time to cover everything to see. A lifetime is hardly enough time. I used to work in Yosemite, and there’s still more for me to discover. Yosemite spans over 1,100 square miles and offers endless vistas, lakes, creeks and waterfalls. It is built of granite slabs … Read more How to Spend a Weekend in Yosemite: 2 Day Itinerary
When you hear about Los Angeles, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Disney, Hollywood, and the beach? You’ve hit the nail on the head, to an extent. The thing about LA is that it is a sprawling metropolis home to over 10 million inhabitants, and this densely populated hub comes with a lot. … Read more Your Weekend in Los Angeles Itinerary: How to Spend 2 Days in LA (By a Local)
There are so many places to explore in California, but only a few really capture the essence of everything wonderful the Golden State has to offer. Big Sur is one of those few. Travelers take Highway 1 (the only accessible road) along 90 miles of California coastline between Carmel and San Simeon to experience all … Read more Your Weekend in Big Sur Itinerary: How to Nail a Big Sur Road Trip
You don’t have to love wine to enjoy your time in Napa Valley…. But it would definitely help! This two day Napa itinerary is geared towards those very wine-lovers who have spent years of their lives dreaming of the day that they would get to explore the endless rolling vineyards that make up the Napa … Read more Weekend in Napa Valley Itinerary: 2 Days of Wine & Wonder
NOTE: Kings Canyon National Park is currently closed due to the ongoing fires in Kings Canyon and Sequoia. Read more here. It always comes as a shock to me that Kings Canyon National Park isn’t on everybody’s radar. But hey, if that means you get to explore one of the country’s most beautiful national parks … Read more How to Spend One Day in Kings Canyon National Park
With so much to do and see in Los Angeles, it might seem impossible to get anything done with just one day in LA. Well, this itinerary will prove the opposite—there is a lot you can accomplish with 24 hours in Los Angeles if you plan correctly! Your day in LA will start Downtown, then … Read more How to Spend One Day in LA (A Local’s Itinerary)
Death Valley’s extreme temperatures and ethereal landscape make it one of the most alluring National Parks in the country. From waterfalls to desert dunes, Death Valley National Park has many places to visit and explore, even if you only have one day in Death Valley. Pre-planning and doing your best to stay on schedule is … Read more How to Make the Most of One Day in Death Valley: A Quick Itinerary