If you are looking to learn about California history, no place is better than San Juan Capistrano. And thankfully, the Spanish-style town has more to offer, making it a perfect day trip from San Diego or Orange Country. Plan your perfect day with things to do in San Juan Capistrano. What to Do in […]
The state of my birth and where I lived my first 20 years. It is hard to beat its beauty, attitude and food.
As a continuation of last week’s 20 of the Best National Parks around the World to Visit in Fall, I bring you another 15, all in the US! My country is diverse and incredibly beautiful and our national parks system do a wonderful job at making this scenery accessible. Enjoy this list of some of […]
Whether in striking deserts, evergreen forests set on dramatic cliffs over the ocean or harsh hills, some of the best vacations are explorations of nature and some of the best national parks in the world are in the United States. But to get the communion with nature that you really desire you may want to visit […]
I spent the first 18 years of my life living in Orange County. Then I moved to Santa Barbara for college. Now I live on the east coast, returning home a couple of times a year. The travel advice I am asked for the most from my neighbors is how to plan their visit to […]
Some of my best memories are from road trips all around the United States from historical New England to the west coast’s amazing coastline and national parks. Getting in your car and stopping at wherever looks interesting is wonderful and who better than travel bloggers to help you plan yours. Below are starting points and […]
So, you are lucky enough to travel to the land of the beautiful things, Southern California, and you are planning on spending some time with the mouse. How much time do you need? Should you go to Disneyland or California Adventure? Should you buy a park hopper or one day passes to both? If you can […]
I grew up in Southern California, just about an hour south of Pasadena. Every year we would sit cuddled up in our jammies and watch the stunning floats of the Tournament of Roses parade on the television. The artistic achievement using all organic materials amazed us all. It was always something that I meant to […]
I was lucky enough to grow up in sunny Orange County, California- the land of the mouse, beautiful people, surfing and wonderful beaches. The food is fabulous, as is the healthy outdoor lifestyle. Although I now live on the east coast, I still feel like a Californian at heart and return at least a couple […]
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I have taken many road trips from California to Las Vegas, always noting the sign for Zzyzx Road in Mohave Dessert as I sped by. The street is off of Highway 15 and seems to lead to nowhere. Was the sign really put up just to say that California has the last alphabetical street in […]