Domestic Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

Winter in Lake Tahoe: There’s More Than Skiing!

Lake Tahoe is one of California’s outdoor gems, full of opportunities for escape year-round. While skiing and snowboarding are the predominant draws for the snowy months, there are plenty of other things to do in Lake Tahoe in the winter for those who aren’t as inclined to hit the slopes.  We visit Lake Tahoe almost… Read More Winter in Lake Tahoe: There’s More Than Skiing!

Domestic Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

A Day Trip to the Magical Seaside Towns of San Simeon, Cambria & Harmony

Along California’s famous Highway 1, Monterey, Carmel, and Big Sur are well-known, and then people often skip down to Morro Bay and Pismo Beach. In between those popular spots though, there is a string of charming seaside towns. If you put together all the things to do in Cambria, Harmony, and San Simeon, you’ve got… Read More A Day Trip to the Magical Seaside Towns of San Simeon, Cambria & Harmony

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Our Favorite Things to Do in Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea

I first visited the Monterey Peninsula as a kid during a spring break road trip. While there were just as many things to do in Monterey and its surroundings back then, the only memory I have of the trip is of the famous 17-Mile Drive. Fortunately, the Monterey Peninsula makes for a fantastic weekend getaway… Read More Our Favorite Things to Do in Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea

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Urban Hike SF: Interior Greenbelt, Mount Sutro, and 16th Ave. Tiled Steps

Like many of San Francisco’s residents, my friends and I often head out to various parks and reserves around the Bay Area for weekend hikes. But besides a trek out to Lands End every 18 months or so, I’ve never actually hiked within city limits. So this weekend we decided to head toward the 16th Ave. Tiled… Read More Urban Hike SF: Interior Greenbelt, Mount Sutro, and 16th Ave. Tiled Steps