All The Weird & Wonderful Things to Do at the Salton Sea

desert landscapes of the salton sea

If you’ve ever seen the Val Kilmer movie, titled The Salton Sea, my guess is you aren’t reading this because you decided, yes that’s a place I’d like to go visit! Now that I’ve scared you and filled your next Friday night with a really memorable movie, let me tell you a little bit about … Read more All The Weird & Wonderful Things to Do at the Salton Sea

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

10 Otherworldly Hikes in Death Valley National Park

The moment you pass through the front gates of Death Valley National Park, you are engulfed by breathtaking and diverse geological features that will make you feel like you’ve entered a new world. Known as the “hottest, driest, lowest” national park there is, it’s no surprise that every hike in Death Valley provides one-of-a-kind views. … Read more 10 Otherworldly Hikes in Death Valley National Park

Where to Stay in Lake Arrowhead: Airbnbs & Cabins for All Budgets and Tastes

We’ve already established that Lake Arrowhead is one of the best destinations to visit in Southern California for a lakeside getaway, whether in winter or summer (or fall or spring, for that matter!). We covered all the great things there are to do in Lake Arrowhead here, as well as recommendations for where to eat, … Read more Where to Stay in Lake Arrowhead: Airbnbs & Cabins for All Budgets and Tastes

15 Exciting Things to Do in Lake Arrowhead for a Fun-Filled Trip

Lake Arrowhead is a gorgeous mountain resort nestled in the middle of the San Bernadino Mountains. Sitting at an elevation of almost 6,000 feet, it offers every visitor a chance to vacation in the same way movie stars did in the 1920s! Whether you’re visiting the Golden State or you call it home, you’ll find … Read more 15 Exciting Things to Do in Lake Arrowhead for a Fun-Filled Trip

10 Great Things to Do in Huntington Beach

I will proudly admit it… I am a SoCal transplant. Born and raised in the cold “Windy City” of Chicago, living by the ocean has always been my bucket list dream, and after 50 years on this earth, it is finally a reality!  Living in Huntington Beach for the past 18 months has opened my eyes … Read more 10 Great Things to Do in Huntington Beach

10 Best Outdoor Things to Do in Southern California in 2021

Have you been wondering where to go and what to do in SoCal that’s outdoors, safe, and fun?  There’s the endless sandy shores, majestic mountains, dreamy ocean, and twinkling cityscape—the destinations are limitless if you’re seeking out outdoor adventures in Southern California! The sometimes undulating, sometimes rugged, and sometimes leveled terrains that are the fabric … Read more 10 Best Outdoor Things to Do in Southern California in 2021

9 Coolest Things to Do in Catalina Island, California

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of LA and want a slower pace with a super scenic landscape, Catalina Island is your answer!  Catalina Island is located about 22 miles off the coast of Southern California and it’s the perfect Los Angeles day trip. Catalina is a stunning historic seaside … Read more 9 Coolest Things to Do in Catalina Island, California

Los Angeles to Las Vegas Road Trip: 17 Best Stops to Make On the Drive!

Two girls sitting atop a convertible car, after finishing a road trip to Vegas, in front of the welcome to fabulous las vegas sign.

At first glance, a road trip from Los Angeles to Las Vegas might not have much appeal. A map will show the route is surrounded by not much other than barren land. But contrary to popular belief, there are many unique places to stop at during the drive from LA to Vegas! From the second-largest meteorite … Read more Los Angeles to Las Vegas Road Trip: 17 Best Stops to Make On the Drive!

11 Delightful Things to Do in Dana Point, CA

Dana Point, California is a fun beach destination in Southern California that deserves more attention that it gets! The lovely beachside community of Dana Point is located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego in Orange County, amongst famous neighbors like Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, and Crystal Cove State Park. This beautiful small costal city … Read more 11 Delightful Things to Do in Dana Point, CA