Category Archives: California

How to Plan the Ultimate Joshua Tree Day Trip

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California has some amazing areas to explore, but one of the more unique places is Joshua Tree. Seeing the unique Joshua Trees as you drive along the road makes it seem like you’re on an alien planet. This is one of the main reasons a Joshua Tree day trip is a popular place to stop […]

The Ultimate Los Angeles to San Francisco Road Trip

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California is possibly one of the best states to take a road trip. Many people drive from another state to get to California, but the state’s big enough to do a road trip within it. I recently completed a Los Angeles to San Francisco road trip and loved everything I saw along the way. Los […]

How to Plan the Perfect Sonoma Weekend Getaway

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Sonoma Valley is a beautiful area in California known for its variety of wineries, but there are also plenty of other things to do in Sonoma. For example, did you know you can go wine tasting in Sonoma and see the Pacific Ocean within the same afternoon? I’ve explored Napa Valley before when attending Bottlerock […]

15 Amazing Lake Tahoe Hikes to Explore

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Lake Tahoe is one of my favorite places to visit in the United States no matter what time of year it is. In the winter the lake turns into a ski resort town with plenty of skiing, snowboarding, and other snow sports to do. When the snow melts, you get to explore the mountains by […]

A Guide to Redding, California’s Outdoor Paradise

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The city of Redding, California and the surrounding Shasta Cascade area is an outdoor lover’s dream. There are gorgeous lakes, numerous mountains to go hiking on, and delicious food to have afterward. Here’s a guide to Redding, California’s outdoor paradise. How to Get There There are several ways to get to Redding. I flew from […]