Japanese Garden in Golden Gate Park San Frnacisco is one of the best Bay Area gardens you can visit.

13 Bay Area Gardens to Visit in and around San Francisco, California

If you enjoy public gardens, you will definitely want to put these beautiful Bay Area gardens on your itinerary when you visit San Francisco or the SF Bay Area. Stretching from Sonoma to Santa Cruz, these gardens will delight and inspire you. Whether you are a gardener looking for ideas or education, a nature lover seeking tranquility among trees, plants, … Read More

View of Healdsburg countryside

15 Best Things to Do in Healdsburg, California!

Healdsburg is an iconic wine country destination in Northern California, renowned for its wineries and its world-class restaurants. A little over an hour away from San Francisco by road, Healdsburg is one of the most popular vacation spots in Sonoma County. A city with a charming small town vibe, Healdsburg has a bustling town square with lots of wine tasting … Read More

One of the most beautifulo wineries in Sonoma is Chateau St. Jean

The 14 Most Beautiful Wineries in Sonoma County, California (+ Map!)

There are so many beautiful wineries all over Sonoma County that you will have a difficult time deciding which ones to visit. While all of the Sonoma wineries in our round-up offer excellent wine, they also offer other reasons to visit, from great architecture or history to gorgeous gardens or exceptional views. The best Sonoma wineries are diverse: you’ll find … Read More

Sebastopol is a must-visit in Sonoma County, CA

11 Enjoyable Things to Do in Sebastopol, California

Sebastopol is a must-visit destination in Sonoma County. Famous as the home of the Gravenstein apple, the small and charming wine country town offers a surprising number of fun things to do, along with great food and drink. From plant lovers to art lovers and antiquing enthusiasts to foodies, most travelers will find something to enjoy in Sebastopol. While it’s … Read More

Sonoma is one of the most magical places to visit in California

30+ Terrific Things to Do in Sonoma, California

Considering a trip to Sonoma, California? The acclaimed wine country destination makes for a fabulous vacation, with lots of fun things to do, world-class wines, superb farm-to-table food, and a relaxed ambience that’s quintessentially Northern California. Rolling hills draped in grape vines. Farmers’ markets brimming over with the freshest produce and fruit. Country lanes lined with charming wineries. Little towns … Read More

Point Reyes National Seashore in Northern California

18 Exciting Things to Do in Point Reyes, California!

Point Reyes National Seashore is a bucket-list California destination for outdoor lovers. The wild and windswept pick-axe shaped peninsula features beautiful scenery and a wealth of ways to enjoy it. Located in Marin County, just a few miles north of San Francisco, Point Reyes National Seashore is famous for the impossibly picturesque Point Reyes Lighthouse, epic hiking trails, numerous species … Read More

Napa Valley in California -- Where to Stay on a Getaway

Where to Stay in Napa Valley, California: Best Hotels + Vacation Rentals!

Planning a visit to Napa Valley? If you are looking for accommodation options in Napa Valley, you have lots of options for where to stay in California’s most famous wine region! Bounded on the east by the Vaca Mountains and on the west by the Mayacamas, Napa Valley is home to several little towns and regions. From luxurious resorts to … 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

Muir Woods National Monument is a must-visit in California!

Muir Woods National Monument: Best Hikes (+ Tips for Visiting!)

Muir Woods National Monument is one of the most iconic attractions in the San Francisco Bay Area. Its old-growth redwoods make for a magnificent sight, and the forest is a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. Muir Woods is the most visited redwood park in California. While definitely worthy of a top spot on your California … Read More