Joshua Tree National Park is one of the places you can visit on an LA to Vegas drive.

LA to Vegas Drive: 4 Epic Road Trip Route Ideas (+ Best Stops)!

Planning an LA to Vegas drive? A Los Angeles to Las Vegas road trip can be done via one of multiple routes, and we’ve picked four epic itineraries to share in this article, with descriptions of the best stops on each drive. Anchored by two of the most vibrant cities in the western United States, the road trip between Los … Read More

Best Lakes in California

25 Most Beautiful Lakes in California (+ Map!)

The best lakes in California are incredibly beautiful and captivating. From iconic Lake Tahoe to charming June Lake, there are so many lovely lakes in California to visit that you could explore a new one every weekend for a long time! Not only are California’s lakes gorgeous, most of them offer recreational opportunities as well, from swimming and boating to … Read More

Conway Summit in the Eastern Sierra is one of the best spots for California fall colors!

California Fall Colors: 12 Amazing Places to Visit!

Planning a California fall colors trip? You can see fall foliage in California in many places, and it’s a wonderful time to visit the Golden State. While you may not associate California, known for its beautiful coastline, sandy beaches, and tall palms, with fall leaf-peeping, California is actually blessed with a long and lovely fall foliage season. You just have … Read More

Conway Summit in October in California

California in October: 17 Best Places to Visit for a Fabulous Fall Getaway!

California in October is a vacationer’s dream. Whether you are looking for leaf-peeping spots or you want to enjoy fall festivals and Halloween events, you’ll be spoiled for choice in the Golden State! The Eastern Sierra of California is the best destination for fall colors in the western USA, and October is when colors usually peak. You’ll also find colors … Read More

Lake Tahoe is definitely a place to visit in California in December!

California in December: 17 Amazing Places to Visit!

California in December is beautiful. We may be biased, but quite honestly, the Golden State offers incredible travel destinations any time of year, and December is no different. While many parts of the country are drab and gray, or digging out from snowstorms, most of California generally has abundant sunshine and mild temperatures in December. But California is a big … Read More

Big Sur is one of the most romantic places in California, perfect for a couples getaway

The Most Romantic Places in California: 16 Incredible Getaways for Couples!

Looking for the most romantic places in California to visit on a couples getaway? Whether you are planning a quick romantic weekend escape or a honeymoon, and whether you crave the seclusion of a retreat into nature or you want to savor the charm of a California coastal town, the Golden State offers lots of choices for couples vacations. From … Read More

Mammoth Lakes is one of the best places to visit in California in July.

California in July: 12 Best Places to Visit for a Summer Vacation!

California in July offers abundant sunshine and a choice of vacation destinations, from the beautiful coast to redwood forests, mountains, and alpine lakes. Enjoy water sports at Lake Tahoe or Big Bear Lake. Go hiking in the mist at Redwood National and State Parks, or admire the steam vents and bubbling hot pools in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Get quality … Read More

The Best Botanical Gardens in California

18 Beautiful Botanical Gardens in California You Have to Visit!

If you love plants and gardens, prepare to be captivated (and to learn a lot!) when you visit the many beautiful botanical gardens in California. California’s best botanical gardens boast interesting and unique plant collections, diverse areas of focus, and serene environments where you can enjoy the plants, trees, and flowers, spot birds and wildlife, and learn. If you enjoy … Read More

McWay Falls is one of the best waterfalls in California!

25 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in California (+ Map!)

California’s best waterfalls are legendary for their beauty. If you love chasing waterfalls, you will definitely want to add some of these beautiful California cascades to your itinerary for the Golden State, especially if you visit in the spring or early summer, when the falls are at their most majestic! From dramatic cascades in the mountains to picture-postcard coastal falls … Read More