Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip: Driving California’s Most Scenic Highway

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The perfect Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip, including where to stop, eat, and stay. Plus, four sample itineraries you can use for inspiration!  When I was abroad and missing California, the first image that would come to mind besides seeing my friends and family was the Pacific Coast Highway.  The reason? It’s the most beautiful … Read more

California Hot Springs Guide (11 Best Hot Springs to Soak in)

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A detailed California hot springs guide! From free natural pools to the best resorts and spas, these are the most scenic spots to soak in the state. One of California’s best-kept secrets is its natural hot springs. Located along the Ring of Fire, one of the most active geothermal areas in the world, California has … Read more

15 Best Hikes in Orange County, California (Where to Hit the Trail)

Best Hikes in Orange County, California

The best hikes in Orange County! From panoramic ocean views to wildflowers, cascading waterfalls, and where to see local wildlife along the way. Orange County, California is one of the best places in Southern California to enjoy 42 miles of coastline and 278 days of sunshine. It’s no surprise then that Orange County is most … Read more

13 Best Malibu Hikes: From Waterfalls to Coastal Views 

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The best Malibu hikes! From waterfalls to coastal views, skip the beach and hit the trails to explore another side of Malibu, California. Malibu is famous for its scenic beaches, celebrity culture, and gorgeous coastal real estate. What you might not know about Malibu though is that it also has some of the best hiking … Read more

10 Most Beautiful & Best Beaches in Laguna Beach, California

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The best beaches in Laguna Beach! Plus, all of the tips and tricks you should know before you go to navigate them like a local. If you’re in Southern California and find yourself trying to decide which beaches to visit, I’ll make it easy for you, Laguna Beach should be at the top of your … Read more

11 Best Beaches in Malibu, California | Explore Malibu’s Stunning Coastline

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The best beaches in Malibu, California and what to know about each one before you go to maximize your fun in the sun.  It’s hard to believe the bustling city life of Los Angeles is only 40 minutes away from the beach oasis of Malibu. With just a short drive up the Pacific Coast Highway … Read more

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 … Read more

9 Best Beaches in Orange County, California to Soak Up the Sun

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The best beaches in Orange County! From the hidden to the most popular, this is where you should soak up that California sunshine in Orange County. With 42 miles of coastline, Orange County beaches are what postcards and bucket lists are made of. Couple that with the Southern California sunshine 278 days of the year … Read more

The Perfect Catalina Island Day Trip: How to Spend One Day on the Island

The perfect Catalina Island Day Trip

Your perfect Catalina Island day trip itinerary, including how to get there, what to see, and where to eat. Catalina Island boasts 75 square miles of hilly terrain, beautiful beaches, kelp forests, and one of California’s most popular multi-day treks – the 38.5-mile Trans-Catalina Trail. The island also happens to be one of the best … Read more

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 … Read more