Category Archives: California

15 Cute and Charming Small Towns in California (+ Map!)


If there is one state in the US where you could visit somewhere new regularly and see something diverse and different, it is California! These are the best small towns in California—perfect for a weekend getaway! I could have made this list so long as there are so many worthy California small towns! I selected […]

15 Best Places to Visit in Northern California (in 2024!)

Best places to visit in Northern California

Are you looking for the best places to visit in Northern California for your big trip? If so, keep on reading! The north half of this amazing state offers an incredible diversity of attractions, cities, and national parks that will bring the wow factor to your California adventure. This list covers the must-see places in […]

12 Best Things to Do in Julian, CA (+ Nearby Attractions!)

Lake Cuyamaca in Julian

Are you looking for the best things to do in Julian, CA for your upcoming trip? We’ve got you covered! This guide contains the top Julian attractions, landmarks, and more!  Did we miss any amazing places to visit in Julian? Let us know in the comments – thanks! Best Things to Do in Julian CA […]

30 Best Day Trips From Los Angeles (+ Travel Tips!)


Are you looking for the best day trips from Los Angeles? This guide has you covered! Read on! Los Angeles is sprawling and can overwhelm at times. These LA day trips offer a quick getaway and escape from the city—from national parks to small towns and beyond! We made an effort to include day trips […]

Palm Springs to Joshua Tree Road Trip Itinerary (Best Stops + FAQ)

Palm Springs to Joshua Tree National Park

Looking for a road trip combining natural attractions, art, and history? This Palm Springs to Joshua Tree itinerary combines it all! Grab your friends, family, or that special someone and enjoy this spectacular desert landscape. Plan to spend time hiking Joshua Tree National Park, checking out quirky attractions along the way, and then exploring the […]

18 Best Small Beach Towns in California (for a Weekend Escape!)

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Are you looking for some of the cutest small beach towns in California? This guide has you covered! From the rugged coasts of the north to the surf towns of the south, you will find plenty of amazing California small beach towns regardless of where youʻll be traveling from! Did we miss your favorite small […]