California

How to Plan a Boat Party – USA Travel Article

How to Plan a Boat Party So you wanna have a boat party huh? As an avid proponent of boat life, I decided to have a boat party for my 28th birthday. It was a bit stressful to plan, especially for so many people, and so I created this post to help others plan their own parties and have it be as painless as possible. Continue reading this post to see how to plan a boat party: Step 1: Find…

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24 hours in Malibu – Blogger at Large – USA Travel Article

24 hours in Malibu – Blogger at Large I just had a whistle-stop 24 hours in Malibu, my first visit to this western Los Angeles city after visiting LA at least 20 times now!It’s not far to drive, famous for its surfline, stocked with celebrities and has a delicious food scene.From LAX we drove down the coast onto the Pacific Coast Highway and got here in under an hour. From Santa Monica, where you get on the PCH, you’d be…

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California’s Highest Peak (Winter Climb) • Expert Vagabond – USA Travel Article

California’s Highest Peak (Winter Climb) • Expert Vagabond Hiking Mt Whitney in the WinterLone Pine, CaliforniaThe elevation is starting to take its toll. Carefully planting one foot in front of the other, climbing through snow with my ice axe, I push on to summit California’s highest mountain.Mount Whitney is the highest mountain in the lower 48 states at 14,505 feet. Yes, California is home to both the lowest point in the United States (Death Valley), as well as one of…

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What to Do in Mission Viejo, California – USA Travel Article

What to Do in Mission Viejo, California I am currently in the Orange County area for a wedding that was located in San Clemente. Though I visit LA a lot to see my close friends, I’m not that familiar with the OC. I didn’t realize San Clemente was so far from Los Angeles that I couldn’t stay with my friend and chill in LA. So instead, I ended up staying around Mission Viejo at an AirBnB nearby.   Transportation and Accommodations…

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12 BEST Small Beach Towns in California (And Where to Stay) – Couples Travel Article

12 BEST Small Beach Towns in California (And Where to Stay) This guide to the 12 best small beach towns in California covers where to stay in each town, the top things to see and more!With over 800 miles of beautiful coastline, California has its fair share of quintessential sun-soaked beach towns. Having lived in California for all of my life, I’ve had the pleasure to travel up and down this magnificent coast, visiting many of these cute towns along…

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SLO CAL: The Best of California’s Central Coast – Couples Travel Article

SLO CAL: The Best of California’s Central Coast We’ve driven Central California’s jaw-dropping section of the Pacific Coast Highway a few times, but never gave San Luis Obispo County the credit it deserves. Halfway between LA and San Francisco, it’s the heart of the Central Coast but often overshadowed by its big-city neighbors and legendary ocean road. We’ve even hopped out to wildlife watch at their unbelievable elephant seal colony, gawk at the ultra-luxe Hearst Castle, and marvel at the…

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