15 Unique Things to Do in Eureka, California

California’s Redwood Coast extends for roughly 175 miles, affording numerous opportunities to walk amongst these three hundred foot tall, two thousand year old giant trees. Iconic Highway 101 meanders along the rugged coastline and right through the heart of Victorian Eureka, the perfect spot for an overnight stay amongst the redwoods. Founded on Humboldt Bay … Read more 15 Unique Things to Do in Eureka, California

The 8 Best Hikes in Point Reyes National Seashore

Beaches, forests, and… elephant seals? Oh my. Point Reyes National Seashore has it all, and then some! A triangular peninsula that hangs off the California coast, Point Reyes is a natural gem a mere hour away from the bustling metropolis of San Francisco. In Point Reyes, you are certain to see rolling hills, foggy forests, … Read more The 8 Best Hikes in Point Reyes National Seashore

12 Best East Bay Hikes: Trails in Oakland, Berkeley, & Beyond

Hiking in Northern California hardly needs an introduction. Majestic mountains, luminous coastal views, and gorgeous redwood forests – there is no place like it to get your fill of the outdoors. Whether you’re seeking ocean views at Land’s End or a sea of fog rolling in on Mt. Tam, the Bay Area has an abundance … Read more 12 Best East Bay Hikes: Trails in Oakland, Berkeley, & Beyond

The Ultimate Northern California Road Trip Itinerary (By a NorCal Native)

I may be — OK, correction, I definitely am biased — but Northern California has it all. Towering coastal redwoods hugged in fog, bubbling sulfurous geothermal pits in a volcanic landscape, pristine turquoise alpine lakes hemmed by pines: these are just a few of the diverse things you’ll see on a Northern California road trip. … Read more The Ultimate Northern California Road Trip Itinerary (By a NorCal Native)

Best Camping in Tahoe: 10 Campgrounds Perfect For Summer

Camping along the shores of Lake Tahoe means waking up to fresh mountain air, a day on the lake, or relaxing on the beach while sleeping under the alpine forest. These campgrounds are usually open between mid-May and mid-October and provide an affordable way of staying and kick up your heels, while refreshing yourself in … Read more Best Camping in Tahoe: 10 Campgrounds Perfect For Summer

Northern California Christmas Tree Farms: Near San Francisco, Tahoe, Sacramento & More

2020 is a challenging year — but at least we can bring a little merriment into our homes by decorating for the holiday spirit. Relive your childhood years by heading to a local Northern California Christmas tree farm to pick out your holiday tree!  Take a hike through the fields with your family and choose … Read more Northern California Christmas Tree Farms: Near San Francisco, Tahoe, Sacramento & More

Your Perfect Weekend in Lake Tahoe Itinerary: 2 Days of Alpine Bliss

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

10 Jaw-Dropping Scenic Drives in Northern California

Need a change of scenery? Jump in your car and journey down some of the most scenic drives in Northern California, perfect for a weekend road trip. Even though the Pacific Coast Highway may be the most famous and well known scenic drive in California, there are so many more drives in Northern California worth … Read more 10 Jaw-Dropping Scenic Drives in Northern California

10 Charming Napa Airbnbs to Escape To

Napa Valley is one of the Bay Area’s best-loved weekend getaways, and it’s no wonder. Napa has it all: a fantastic downtown with a delicious restaurant scene, incredible vineyards just minutes from town, the funky Oxbow Market, chic wine tasting bars, and lovely boutiques that entice would-be window-shoppers. But there’s a double-edged sword to Napa’s … Read more 10 Charming Napa Airbnbs to Escape To

9 Perfectly Located Campgrounds in Northern California

Whether you enjoy camping lakeside, within the redwood grove, above volcanically active areas, or with just a magnificent view, camping in Northern California offers tons of attractive campgrounds with plentiful amenities. Those looking to camp along the rugged Northern California coastline have a lot of sites to choose from, but Russian Gulch State Park has … Read more 9 Perfectly Located Campgrounds in Northern California