Looking for an unconventional Bay Area getaway? Northern California is calling! It’s easy to get hooked on weekends up in Marin or fleeing to Tahoe whenever you need a break from the bustle of San Francisco. There’s so much more to explore beyond these well-trod paths. I took a recent trip to Siskiyou County, one of the … Continue Reading

San Francisco is technically on the Pacific Ocean, but it doesn’t really have that seaside vibe. Instead, most Bay Area folks flock out to the smaller coastal communities when we want to breathe the ocean air and relax a bit. Carmel-by-the-Sea is one of the top places to spend a weekend away from the Bay, … Continue Reading

Unsure what to pack for San Francisco? It can be tough since the weather changes so much! Here is my perfect packing list for a trip to SF.

Is a Pacific Coast Highway road trip on your bucket list? It was on mine too, before I made the trip! Here are all the amazing places you can experience along the PCH.

One of the best parts of living in California is the wide range of weekend travel opportunities. From my home in the Bay Area, I can easily explore the coast ? (Marin or the Central Coast), the mountains ? (Yosemite & Tahoe), the forest ? (the Coastal or Giant Redwoods), or the desert ? (Joshua … Continue Reading

Yosemite may not be the first national park, but it’s certainly among the most popular and beloved. Home to stunning megaliths of rock, beautiful waterfalls, and a sweeping valley that captures the heart of every traveler who lays eyes on it – just like it did to John Muir. I took a weekend trip to … Continue Reading

Want to extend your trip to Seattle – or do you live in the Emerald City and need to get out of town? Here are the weekend trips from Seattle to take.

Are you planning an Olympic Peninsula road trip? Here’s everything you need to know to plan an unforgettable drive around the Olympic Peninsula.

Heading to Seattle for a weekend getaway or as part of a Pacific Coast Highway road trip? Here’s what you need to pack for Seattle, a Pacific Northwest gem!