Paso Robles, CA

16 Delightful Things to Do in Paso Robles, California!

Considering a visit to Paso Robles? The heart of Central California wine country, Paso Robles is a compelling destination for oenophiles, but foodies, history buffs, and outdoor enthusiasts will also find plenty to like in Paso Robles. Paso Robles, officially El Paso de Robles, means The Pass of the Oaks. A sleepy pastoral place not too long ago, Paso Robles … Read More

Sequoia National Park in California

22 Best Things to Do in Sequoia National Park (+ Tips for Visiting!)

Sequoia National Park offers spectacular scenery, a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities, and the chance to walk among giant sequoias, the largest known trees on the planet. Located in the Sierra Nevada of California, close to Kings Canyon National Park and Yosemite National Park, Sequoia National Park should definitely feature on your Golden State itinerary if you love nature and … Read More

Sunset at a Beach on the California Central Coast

15 Central California Coast Towns You Must Visit!

The towns of the Central California Coast are picturesque, laid-back, and full of charm. They also pack a punch when it comes to things to see and do. And you will find great food and drink to enjoy as well. The California Central Coast stretches from Santa Cruz County in the north to Ventura County in the south. Along this … Read More

Yosemite National Park in the Sierra Nevada of California

The Best Yosemite Airbnbs for a Dreamy National Park Getaway!

Planning a visit to Yosemite National Park? If you are looking for accommodation options for your national park getaway in the Sierra Nevada, we’ve rounded up the best Yosemite Airbnbs for you. Yosemite National Park is legendary for its beauty, and visiting the park is a California bucket list item for many visitors. Residents of the Golden State love Yosemite … Read More

Big Bear Lake California

10 Big Bear Airbnbs for a Scenic Mountain Lake Getaway!

Planning a visit to Big Bear Lake? If you are looking for accommodation options for your Southern California mountain lake getaway, we’ve rounded up the best Big Bear Airbnbs for you. One of the prettiest weekend getaways from San Diego or the LA area, Big Bear Lake is fun in every season. And if you are planning a longer Big … Read More

A view of Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey California

25 Exciting Things to Do in Monterey, California!

Considering a trip to Monterey? Whether it’s just the city you plan to visit, or the Monterey Peninsula as a whole, you will find a wealth of recreational opportunities to enjoy. With one of the most diverse marine environments on the planet, Monterey is famous for its whale watching, which you can do year round, and for the Monterey Bay … Read More

Rhine House Beringer Vineyards Napa Valley California

Visiting Beringer Vineyards in Napa Valley, California

Beringer Vineyards should be at the top of your itinerary for Napa Valley. Not just for their wines and tasting experiences, which are superb. But also for the art and architecture, the gorgeous gardens and grounds, and the rich history of the vineyard. One of the most beautiful wineries in Napa Valley, Beringer Vineyards is located in Saint Helena, in … Read More

Manzanita Lake, with Lassen Peak behind, in Lassen Volcanic National Park in northeastern California

22 Best Things to Do in Lassen Volcanic National Park (+ Tips for Visiting!)

Lassen Volcanic National Park is home to striking hydrothermal features, volcanic peaks, and many beautiful alpine lakes. If you enjoy the great outdoors, put Lassen Volcanic National Park on your itinerary for the Golden State! Located in the Shasta Cascade region of northeastern California, Lassen Volcanic National Park is one of the lesser visited national parks in California. Which is … Read More

Driving Tioga Road Over Tioga Pass in California

Tioga Road: A Beautiful Summer Road Trip at Yosemite National Park

Tioga Road is a spectacularly scenic drive through Yosemite National Park. The drive should definitely be on your itinerary for Yosemite if you visit the park when the road is open. Officially California State Route 120, the Tioga Road drive between Crane Flat and Lee Vining goes over Tioga Pass, the highest highway pass in California. It features diverse and … Read More

Pacific Grove California

16 Perfect Things to Do in Pacific Grove, California

Charming Pacific Grove, located in Monterey Bay, makes for a wonderful getaway, for a day, a weekend, or more. It has a spectacular setting along the Pacific Ocean, a quaint downtown, and plenty of fun things to do. Pacific Grove is known for its monarch butterfly grove, its many historic homes, some of which date back to the 19th century, … Read More