San Francisco has so many great destinations just a short drive from it, and it’s one of the many reasons why I love San Francisco so dearly. Where else can you find towering redwoods, rugged beaches, reaching cityscapes, and peaceful nature escapes all in one city? While you can certainly find all this in San … Read more 33 Best Weekend Getaways from San Francisco: Road Trip Ideas
A weekend away in Lodi, California could not be more perfect for wine connoisseurs, nature lovers, and good friends! Located only 45 minutes south of Sacramento, this beautiful town is a great getaway spot for those seeking a weekend escape from the big city. Even though this Lodi itinerary only scratches the surface of all … Read more How to Spend a Weekend in Lodi: Itinerary for a Weekend Getaway
Los Angeles is a wonderful central location to be able to escape on a romantic couples trip for a weekend getaway. In just an hour or two, you can be in a new city, by a beach, in a desert oasis, or even a secluded mountain town. Because of all of these ideal vacation destinations … Read more 10 Wonderful Romantic Getaways from Los Angeles
Death Valley 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 — just a mere 150 miles from the highest point in the Lower 48, Mt. Whitney. These are just a few incredible California facts that show the … Read more Weekend in Death Valley: Your Perfect 2 Days in Death Valley Itinerary
Santa Barbara is a wonderful beach town for a weekend getaway from Los Angeles or elsewhere in Southern or Central California! We’re talking about beautiful beaches, nice sunny California weather without the crowds of LA, and a slower pace than the larger cities. With its beautiful Mediterranean climate and gorgeous European-inspired architecture, it’s no wonder … Read more The Perfect Weekend in Santa Barbara Itinerary for 2-3 Days of Fun
If you’re feeling burnt out (and let’s be honest, in this year, aren’t we all?), then a weekend getaway is exactly what you need to reset your mindset and feel reenergized to take on life! Many view travel as an escape from reality, which is true. But another underrated truth about travel is that it … Read more 18 Best Weekend Getaways from Los Angeles: Road Trip Ideas!
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
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 most people plan a trip to a beach in California, they’re usually looking at a handful of well-known but very crowded beaches like Malibu, Santa Monica, Laguna, or Coronado. While there aren’t any songs about it, I’d argue that Carmel-by-the-Sea, California is the most beautiful by far. Fall is the perfect time to visit … Read more 11 Things to Do in Carmel-by-the-Sea: A Weekend Guide