A weekend in Tahoe is a great opportunity for adventure and relaxation. What a wonderful opportunity for magnificent landscapes and happy memory-making! Nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Lake Tahoe spans across 2 states, California and Nevada. It is 22 miles long, 12 miles wide, and has 72 miles of shoreline. It is the deepest … Read more Your Perfect Weekend in Lake Tahoe Itinerary: 2 Days of Alpine Bliss
Santa Barbara is a wonderful beach town for a weekend getaway! We’re talking beautiful beaches, nice sunny California weather without the crowds of LA, and a slower pace than the larger cities. Although a small city, there are plenty of activities to easily fill up two days in Santa Barbara. Here’s how to spend an … Read more The Perfect Weekend in Santa Barbara Itinerary for Two Days of Sun & Fun
If a gorgeous desert oasis with stylish hotels, superb golf courses, indulgent spas, and vintage shopping is your jam, a weekend in Palm Springs is just what you need! It does have an International airport if you are flying in and renting a car, but it’s also a popular weekend getaway from the Los Angeles … Read more Weekend in Palm Springs: Itinerary for 2 Days of Fun & Adventure
San Francisco is a magical place, one I feel lucky to have grown up near. From the Golden Gate Bridge to its hilly landscape folded with fog to its candy-colored Victorian architecture, San Francisco is entrancing and charming. I’ve been making day trips to the City by the Bay since I was a little kid. … Read more The Perfect 3 Days in San Francisco Itinerary (By a Bay Area Native)
San Diego isn’t known as America’s Finest City for no reason! If you love the outdoors, San Diego will be a match made in heaven for you. The food is divine, the weather is nearly always perfect, and the sightseeing never ends because the city is beautiful in any direction you look. You might be … Read more How to Spend a Weekend in San Diego: 2 Day Itinerary
This national park is one of extremes. Home to two of the world’s hottest temperatures ever recorded, its lowest point sits at 282 feet below sea level. Death Valley is so named for being inhospitable yet beautiful, located in a desolate area of Eastern California in the Northern Mojave Desert. Death Valley is similar in … Read more Your Perfect 2 Days in Death Valley Itinerary: 48 Hours of Desert Bliss
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
If you’ve only got a short amount of time to discover California, your best bet is spending two days in Monterey. While you’ll miss out on the star-studded streets of Hollywood, the Golden Gate Bridge and city views of San Francisco, and the ultra-hot temperatures of Death Valley, Monterey has pretty much everything else you … Read more 2 Perfect Days in Monterey: Weekend Getaway Guide!
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