Moonstone Beach Boardwalk Cambria

Moonstone Beach Boardwalk in Cambria: A Must-Walk Scenic Trail!

Strolling the Moonstone Beach Boardwalk is one of the most fun things to do in Cambria. If you are planning a visit to the Central California Coast, put this scenic walk and charming village on your itinerary! With access to Cambria’s beautiful Moonstone Beach, the boardwalk trail is very popular, both with residents and visitors to Cambria. If you walk … Read More

Your Santa Barbara itinerary should include the County Courthouse Clock Tower!

Spend the Perfect Weekend in Santa Barbara: Ultimate Itinerary for 2 or 3 Days

With its red-tiled roofs, tall palm trees, sandy beaches, and laid-back vibe, Santa Barbara is the ultimate California coastal getaway. Read on to discover how to spend the perfect weekend in Santa Barbara! Whether you are planning a girls’ weekend, a romantic California couples escape, or a fun family break, you will love all the options Santa Barbara offers. From … Read More

Big Sur Attractions

22 Big Sur Attractions You Must Not Miss (+ Map to Find Them!)

Planning to explore California’s famed Big Sur coast? There are many iconic Big Sur attractions you absolutely cannot miss on this bucket-list drive, from hikes to historical sites and waterfalls to wonderful views. Running from Carmel in the north to San Simeon in the south, the Big Sur coastline is 90 miles of unsurpassed natural beauty. California Highway One hugs … Read More

Things to Do in Carmel California

23 Fun Things to Do in Carmel, California

Quaint and charming Carmel-by-the-Sea is a sought after Central California coast vacation destination. Whether you are a couple looking for that romantic weekend escape, a solo traveler that loves coastal beauty, or a family seeking fun activities, you will find reasons to love Carmel! Carmel-by-the-Sea is famous for its historic Spanish mission, its crescent-shaped white sand beach, and its storybook … Read More

Bird Island Trail in Point Lobos State Reserve in Carmel California

Bird Island Trail in Point Lobos State Reserve: A Beautiful Walk!

The short and scenic Bird Island Trail in Point Lobos State Reserve features beautiful views, access to a sandy beach, and lots of birds in season. The park is located along Highway One, just three miles south of Carmel-by-the-Sea. We walk the Bird Island Trail every time we visit the park. It is one of the most popular Point Lobos … Read More

Hiking in Point Lobos State Natural Reserve Carmel California

Point Lobos Hiking: Top 6 Trails to Hike at the California Coastal Park!

Looking for the best Point Lobos hiking trails? If you are planning your first visit to the beautiful California state park, read on to discover the top 6 Point Lobos hiking trails to put on your itinerary! Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, located near Carmel-by-the-Sea on the Central California Coast, is gorgeous. All the hiking trails in the reserve are … Read More

Point Lobos State Reserve Carmel California

Point Lobos State Reserve, Carmel: Why You Should Visit (+ Tips)

Point Lobos State Reserve is an exceptionally beautiful California state park, and one of the top natural attractions near Carmel on the scenic Monterey Peninsula. It is so beautiful that one could even say that Point Lobos is the best state park in California! Located on the Central California Coast, just two hours south of San Francisco, Point Lobos State … Read More

Bluff Trail Montana de Oro State Park Central California

Hiking the Bluff Trail in Montana de Oro State Park

The Bluff Trail in Montaña de Oro State Park is a stunning, easy hike, perfect for anyone that enjoys beautiful views. So if you are planning to visit the Central California Coast, add this great hike to your itinerary! Likely the easiest trail in the beautiful state park, the Bluff Trail is also one of the most popular Montana de … Read More

Pinnacles National Park California USA

Pinnacles National Park: One Day Itinerary Ideas

Pinnacles National Park is the youngest and the smallest of California’s national parks. One day in Pinnacles National Park allows you time to do some epic hiking, admire and photograph wildflowers (if you visit in season), and look for California condors and other birds and wildlife. While hiking is the major reason why you’d visit Pinnacles National Park, you can … Read More