Category: California

California Travel Planning Tips

10 Best Things to Do in Solvang with Family

Charming things to do in Solvang with your familySolvang is a beautiful destination in Southern California. We love taking our family to Solvang and enjoying the town and the many attractions perfect for families. We enjoyed Solvang when our children were small but also now when they are teenagers…they just love going to Solvang. So, come along with me as we explore my favorite things to do in Solvang with family.

Discover 7 Best Things To Do In Sacramento (with Map)

The Great Seal of California inside the State CapitolSacramento is the capital of California and as such it has lots of historical places to visit. Founded in 1848 at the confluence of the American and Sacramento rivers, the city of Sacramento has become the center of California politics and life. Read along as we explore the best things to do in Sacramento.

10 Best Day Trips From Sacramento

Visiting the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the best day trips from SacramentoSacramento is the capital city of the state of California. While California itself is a relatively new state, Sacramento’s history is tied with the state from before California’s beginning. As such, the area around Sacramento is filled with beautiful places to visit. Read on about my favorite day trips from Sacramento.

5 Best Things To Do In Lake Tahoe In Summer

Lake Tahoe's Fannette Island seen from the Rubicon TrailLake Tahoe has always been one of the most popular attractions in California, especially in the summer. As the largest alpine lake in the USA, Lake Tahoe offers a lot of activities from hiking, boating and simply relaxing on the beach. Come along with me as we explore my favorite things to do in Lake Tahoe in summer.

7 Best Things to Do in San Clemente (with map)

Best things to do in San Clemente
San Clemente represents the typical postcard-perfect California beach town. Full with California vibe, San Clemente has developed in recent years into a true tourist attraction both for locals and visitors from far away. Come along with me as we explore my favorite things to do in San Clemente.

5 Beautiful Cambria Hiking Trails

Thumbnail of coastline on Cambria hiking trails

Cambria is one of my favorite beach towns in California. From the gorgeous coastline to a quaint downtown, Cambria is simply charming. In this article however, I want to explore a few beautiful hiking spots in this beautiful area. Put on some comfortable hiking shoes and let’s explore my favorite Cambria hiking trails.

7 Charming Things to Do in San Simeon

WR Hearst State Beach thumbnailFor over 150 years, people have flocked to San Simeon Bay. Some came in pursuit of California’s gold while others as a stopping point before heading up or down the coast. In the late 1800s, the little bay village hosted a stage depot, a telegraph line, and the Bay View Hotel which was a first-class accommodation that counted Thomas Edison, Winston Churchill, Calvin Coolidge and Cary Grant among its guests. Let’s explore together my favorite things to do in San Simeon.

8 Best Things to Do in Cambria, California (with map)

8 Best Things to Do in Cambria, California

Cambria is a picturesque small beach community on the California Coast. This is a quintessential California beach town with pristine beaches, wildlife and great restaurants. A small community with beautiful history, Cambria has become a peaceful placed in the middle between Los Angeles and San Francisco, far enough from both, that everything is peaceful and not crowded. Cambria is a true California gem. So, come along with me as we explore the best things to do in Cambria.

10 Best Day Trips from Los Angeles

Best day trips from Los AngelesFinding the perfect day trips from Los Angeles is not easy. On the one hand, Los Angeles has many tourist attractions by itself. Secondly, it all depends what you like to see in a day trip. However, I do believe that my list of day trips from Los Angeles will help you experience the California lifestyle from so many different angles. From the beach to the desert and unto the mountains, come along with me as we explore the best day trips from Los Angeles.