50 Things to Do in Lake Tahoe, California (From a Regular Visitor)

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The best things to do in Lake Tahoe, no matter what season you decide to visit. Even though I grew up in California, only a few hours southwest of Tahoe, I didn’t visit Lake Tahoe for the first time until I was 27. I heard fond anecdotes about Lake Tahoe trips from other friends throughout […]

55 Things to do in San Jose, California (From a Bay Area Local)

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The best things to do in San Jose, California – one of the most overlooked cities in the Bay Area. Often neglected in favor of San Francisco and other Bay Area cities like Oakland or Napa, you may be surprised to know that San Jose actually has a larger population than any other city in […]

14 Fun Things to do in Julian, California | Bucket List

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The best things to do in Julian, California! Explore this charming mountain town, from its apple pie to its Gold Rush history.  The first time I visited Julian, I was doing a day trip from San Diego with a few of my college friends.  As we were navigating the winding Highway 79 to get up […]

11 Things to do in Capitola, California (From a Local)

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From someone who grew up next to its colorful and sandy shores, these are the best things to do in Capitola, California.  Only about 70 miles south of San Francisco, Capitola is a tucked-away seaside gem in Santa Cruz County. If you think the city of Santa Cruz is a cute beach town, Capitola is […]

7 Things to do in Malibu, California | Bucket List Guide

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The best things to do in Malibu, California!  Discover the most picturesque beaches, celebrity hot spots, and natural hidden gems. When you want to escape the hustle and noise of Los Angeles, head up the Pacific Coast Highway to explore the spectacular cliffside shoreline of Malibu, California. It’s hard to believe this laid-back coastal town […]

101 Things to do in San Diego, California (From a Local) | Bucket List

101 things to do in San Diego (from a Local) | The Ultimate Bucket List

From exploring unique neighborhoods to finding the best beaches and tacos, these are the best things to do in San Diego, CA at least once. San Diaaago! “America’s Finest City,” Ron Burgandy’s place of work, and one of the sunniest places in California. There’s a lot to love about this city. And one of the […]

30 Things to do in Orange County, California | The Ultimate Bucket List

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The best things to do in Orange County! Enjoy everything this sunny part of California has to offer with this Orange County bucket list.  Known for its stunning coastal views, beautiful beaches, and gorgeous weather, Orange County is the quintessential image that most people think of when they think of California.  Spanning 34 cities and […]

100+ Things to do in San Francisco, California (From a Local)

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The best things to do in San Francisco! From the best places to eat to iconic attractions and local experiences. These are my recommendations after 20+ years of visiting and living in the city.  Known for its ridiculous hills, tech scene, and mouthwatering sourdough, San Francisco is easily one of the most eclectic cities in […]

101 Things to do in Sacramento | The Ultimate Bucket List

101 things to do in Sacramento, California | The Ultimate Bucket List

The best things to do in Sacramento! From popular attractions to historic sights, craft beer, and where to stay and eat, there’s a lot more to California’s capital than just politics and cows. When deciding where to stop on a California road trip, it’s easy to pass over the state capital. Sacramento might not be […]

100+ Best Things to do in LA | The Ultimate Bucket List

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100+ Best Things to do in LA | The Ultimate Bucket List   The best things to do in LA! From the top attractions to favorite local experiences, best beaches, festivals, and recommendations for where to stay and eat. There’s no doubt that Los Angeles gets a bad rap, mostly from people who have spent […]