Snowshoeing to Middle McCloud Falls

McCloud Falls is a three-tiered waterfall that you can hike or drive to easily during the summer. During the winter, however, the road is not plowed, and these waterfalls are only accessible via snowshoe. This adds a few miles to get to each of the falls, but it also makes for an amazing and almost […]

Phantom Falls Hike in North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve

Phantom Falls is a seasonal waterfall in Oroville, California that is incredibly unique in the way the small creek feeds an impressive and tall waterfall. Add to this that Phantom Falls is one of three waterfalls you can see on the hike and you have the recipe for a pretty amazing adventure. Do note that […]

12 Things to do in Cambria: Restaurants, Hikes, Beaches & More

This post is sponsored by Visit Cambria. All opinions are my own. Cambria is one of my favorite towns on the central coast and one I recommend often when people are looking for a relaxed weekend. While there are lots of great things to do all around Cambria (such as the excellent access to Big […]

Cambria Beach Lodge Hotel Review

This experience was provided free of charge, all opinions are my own. Cambria is an amazing central coast town that I have visited many times and continuously go back to explore more. My favorite area to stay is along Moonstone Beach Drive, which is right across from the beach, and our most recent stay at […]

How to Experience Yosemite National Park’s Firefall

Yosemite National Park’s Firefall is probably the most popular natural phenomenon that happens each year in the park. This “event” usually occurs during the last two weeks of February each year, but it is dependent on the water levels feeding the seasonal Horsetail Falls and having a clear sky so that the sun can reflect […]

Yankee Jim’s Bridge in Colfax

Yankee Jim’s Bridge is a suspension bridge in the city of Colfax that was built over 90 years ago, and that is a historic bridge with a great swimming hole below it. Just getting to the bridge is an adventure though with a 3 mile, mostly one lane dirt road that you must traverse to even […]

Paramount Pictures Studio Tour in Hollywood

When in Hollywood, most people will want to see something related to the movies. While there is the famous walk of fame and places like that, one of the best ways to go behind the scenes of the movies is to tour one of the studio backlots. There are three ways to do this, Sony, […]

10 Things to do on Coronado Island

Coronado Island, which is not really an island but more of a peninsula is one of my favorite places to visit while in San Diego. The island has a lot of charm with historic old buildings, fun restaurants, great beaches and beautiful views of the San Diego skyline, here are ten things you can do […]

Bob’s Donuts in San Francisco

As a connoisseur of donuts all over California, you can bet that the famous Bob’s in San Francisco is one of those places I have frequented many times. Bob’s has been voted the second best donut shop in the nation as well as many other awards, and this unimposing shop in the Nob Hill area […]

Museum of Ice Cream in San Francisco

Disclosure: Tickets were provided free of charge, all opinions are my own. The Museum of Ice Cream has become an incredibly popular tourist attraction in both San Francisco and Los Angeles. Known for its photo areas set up for Instagram shots, I was a little wary that it would not be my cup of tea, […]