Christmas in San Diego: 13 Events & Fun Things to Do this Holiday Season!

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San Diego is a beautiful location to visit at any time of the year — and San Diego at Christmas is extra wonderful! While the sunny beaches of San Diego may not automatically make you think of Christmas time, you will find that San Diego offers a lot of great activities in the Christmas season. … Read more Christmas in San Diego: 13 Events & Fun Things to Do this Holiday Season!

The 21 Best Places for Snow in California

Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, snow in California was an event, not something that simply happened each winter. Occasionally, it would snow on nearby Mt. Diablo in the East Bay, and we (and virtually every other family in the area) would drive up to the top of the mountain to enjoy some rare snow play close … Read more The 21 Best Places for Snow in California

19 Places to Find the Best Los Angeles Christmas Lights

Even with all of the 2020 social distancing, the LA area has plenty of places with the holiday spirit to explore. Cruise through festively light neighborhoods like Candy Cane Lane and Christmas Tree Lane, window shop along Rodeo Drive, or participate at a safe distance in one of the many Christmas tree lighting ceremonies around … Read more 19 Places to Find the Best Los Angeles Christmas Lights

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

Where to Find San Francisco Christmas Lights & Other Bay Area Lights

As the December holiday season approaches, make your schedule to get out and enjoy the holiday festivities around the Bay Area. Yes, even in the bizarre year that is 2020. Luckily, there are lots of socially distant opportunities to see the Christmas lights in San Francisco and other places around the Bay Area. From neighborhood … Read more Where to Find San Francisco Christmas Lights & Other Bay Area Lights

Christmas in California: 11 Festive Destinations to Get in the Holiday Spirit

A California Christmas can mean cold, snowy days or warm sunny beaches: we’ve really got it all in the Golden State. But whether your forecast is sun or sleet, one thing is for sure: Christmas in California means a lots of lights, festivities, and fun throughout the holiday season, whether you’re keeping in sunny in … Read more Christmas in California: 11 Festive Destinations to Get in the Holiday Spirit

17 Magical Things to Do in Lake Tahoe in Winter for Non Skiers

Ah, Lake Tahoe: one of the most beautiful lakes in California and in the world! Tahoe is the deepest lake in California and Nevada and 2nd deepest (Crater Lake in Oregon is number one) in the country. It is 22 miles long, 12 miles wide, and has 72 miles of shoreline to enjoy, from rocky … Read more 17 Magical Things to Do in Lake Tahoe in Winter for Non Skiers

11 Chill Things to Do in Mammoth Lakes in Winter

Have you been looking forward to a winter vacation far away from the peaks and valleys of life?  Find your mood peaking at Mammoth Lakes in winter! Surrounded by a mountain with an 11,000-foot peak, Mammoth Lakes is warm and inviting in the wintertime, making it a great escape for active skiers and laidback winter … Read more 11 Chill Things to Do in Mammoth Lakes in Winter

17 Useful Things to Know Before Visiting Sequoia National Park in Winter

If you’re looking for a delightful, snow-covered national park in winter, you’d be surprised to learn that California in winter has plentiful options! In fact, four of California’s eight national parks see snow virtually every year (Lassen, Sequoia, Kings Canyon, and Yosemite). In this post, we’ll be talking about Sequoia National Park in winter and what to … Read more 17 Useful Things to Know Before Visiting Sequoia National Park in Winter

7 Delightful Things to Do in Big Bear in Winter

There’s no better feeling when the frozen flakes, no two alike, first alight in the sky. When the first ruffles and shakes of trees have brought thin, powdery snow to the ground. When a cup of hot cider warms your hands, then your stomach, then your heart. If you ever find yourself thinking these thoughts or … Read more 7 Delightful Things to Do in Big Bear in Winter