What to See and Do in San Diego

San Diego is a wonderful vacation destination. The following are just a few of the many ways to enjoy this lovely city.
First, check out Balboa Park, which features flowering gardens, neo-classical Spanish architecture, intriguing museums, and a gorgeous clock tower. Balboa Park is also home to the San Diego Zoo – arguably the [...]

Visiting Idyllwild, CA

In the quiet town of San Jacinto, in the mountains of California, you’ll find a small, yet vibrantly active resort town located about a mile high. That town is Idyllwild, also known by locals as “The Hill.” The town is flanked by two large rocks, Suicide Rock and Tahquitz Rock, and in rock [...]

Seeing the Trinity Scenic Byway

The third largest man-made lake in the state of California is Trinity Lake, which offers hundreds of hidden coves and numerous opportunities for fishing, camping, swimming, or just watching the wildlife. You can stay in a houseboat on the lake or find a place to camp or lodge on the northwestern shore of the [...]

Seeing Sequoia National Park

Even if you’ve never been to California, you’ve undoubtedly heard of and seen pictures of the giant Sequoias. These amazing and ancient trees are one of the great wonders of the natural world. However, when planning your visit to California to see them, be aware that there are technically two different parks – [...]

Planning a Shopping Trip to Orange County

Where do you go to shop in California when you want a break from Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive? You head to Orange County. Orange County is home to the prestigious South Coast Plaza, an upscale shopping mall that’s the third largest mall in the U.S. The mall is known as “The [...]

Exploring the Sierra Nevadas

If you’re traveling to California, you simply must spend some time exploring the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The experience can be life changing. At nearby Yosemite National Park, you can expect to fight crowds and rub elbows with the hundreds of folks people have come to see the park. In the Sierra Nevadas, [...]

Touring Sonoma County, California

If you’re tired of the daily grind and dream of relaxing days spent sipping wine and looking out over beautiful vistas, get yourself to Sonoma County, CA! The Sonoma Wine Country is one of California’s most exciting areas to tour. There are plenty of ways you can see the Sonoma area, but if [...]

What to See and Do in San Francisco

From the Golden Gate Bridge to the famous Alcatraz prison, San Francisco has a number of different things to see and do. If you only have a few days to explore the city, there are some sights you simply must see. However, if you’ve got more time for your vacation, you can check [...]

Prospecting for Gold in Sierra County

Want to strike it rich panning for gold? Well, while that may no longer be a possibility – most of the gold mines were found during the great gold rush and have been mined dry – you can still have a lot of fun prospecting for gold in Sierra County, California. While you [...]

Celebrity Spotting in Los Angeles

Everyone wants to meet a celebrity – but some people head out to Los Angeles specifically to search for celebrities. If you’re among this crowd, you’ll be happy to know that there are several different places to go to spot celebrities. While many people think that they hide away in their mansions all [...]

Booking a Wine Country Bed and Breakfast Tour

Need to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Then it’s the perfect time for a wine country vacation! The wonder and beauty of California’s wine country can be explored in a number of different ways, including driving, taking a guided tour, hiring a limo, biking through the area, and hiking. [...]

Best California Beaches

California is certainly known for having some of the country’s most amazing beaches, but what most people don’t know is that not all of California’s beaches are created equal. Finding the best beaches can be difficult – especially since what’s considered the “best” changes depending on which area of California you’re in.
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