Route 66 Attractions from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Monica

The section from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Monica is the last part of Route 66, and if you have been doing it all the way from Chicago, then it can be pretty bittersweet to make it finally to the end. I haven’t been able to do that yet but I have completed the entire CA […]

Best Route 66 Stops in California & A Guide for Each Section of the Drive

Route 66, America’s historic Mother Road, travels over 2,400 miles connecting Chicago to Southern California. To this day the road still beckons travelers from all over the globe, encouraging them to drive the road and discover its secrets. The state of California is where the road ends, right on the Santa Monica Pier, and through […]

Avenue of the Giants: The 31 Mile Redwood Drive You Have to Do

The 31 mile road called the Avenue of the Giants in Northern California is one of the best stretches of road in all of California. I would put it next to Big Sur in terms of the beauty that you will pass as you drive. The greens, browns and yellows will blow you away as […]

San Francisco to Mendocino: Pacific Coast Highway Roadtrip Guide

Driving from San Francisco to Mendocino is one of the longer drives you can do on Pacific Coast Highway. While the miles itself are not overly long, the drive is on a lot of windy roads that will take a while to complete. That being said it is never boring as the locations and views are […]

Highway 395 Roadtrip Stops: Hikes, Food, Fossils & Lakes

Highway 395 is probably my favorite road in California. It is the road that parallels the Eastern Sierra’s and provides access to some of the best hiking, lakes and adventures you can find in California. I have driven the portion from Victorville to Reno many times and wanted to compile my top recommendations for stops […]

Musical Road in Lancaster

Oh, the musical road of Lancaster, what is there to say about you. I was very excited to conquer your quarter-mile of road but left slightly unimpressed. Anyways, when researching Lancaster I found this road and apparently this is the only musical road in the entire United States. By musical road I mean a road that […]

Fun Stops on the Drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas

The long stretch of road between LA and Vegas is basically a rite of passage for many a 21-year-old Californian. It takes about 4 and half hours (if you go the speed limit) and many believe it is just desolate desert with nothing to do. While a lot of the travelers just want the drive […]

Pacific Coast Highway: Where to Stop on Your Road Trip

I have driven the entirety of Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) through California twice and many sections multiple times. One of the questions I am most often asked is “What is the best place to stop along Pacific Coast Highway?” This question led to the creation of this post, in which you can learn about some of my […]

Route 66 Attractions from Barstow to Victorville

California is home to so many beautiful modern attractions that one of the things that often gets lost in the shuffle is the history of this fantastic state. One of the most interesting parts of that history to me is that it was the end point for Route 66, the mother road. I have set […]

Route 66 Attractions from San Bernardino to Rancho Cucamonga

Having lived most of my life in the Inland Empire, I was still oblivious to the fact that Route 66 pretty much runs right through my backyard. One lazy Saturday morning I decided to set out and see what I could find on a short stint down the historic road from San Bernardino to Rancho […]