California

Reviewing Oxbow Public Market – Napa, CA

Oxbow Public Market is a gourmet’s paradise! Located in Napa, this market is a great place to indulge in delicious prepared food and find gourmet groceries. Learn all about this culinary destination…

Exploring Bodega Bay, California

Explore the amazing California coastline at Bodega Bay. Famous for fresh seafood, Bodega Bay offers whale watching, hiking, boating, fishing, and more…

Reviewing the Best Western Sonoma Valley Inn

Best Western Sonoma Valley Inn 550 Second Street West, Sonoma, California 95476 GRADING Overall Score: B Staff: B Room: B Amenities: B Recommended? Yes…

Visiting Yosemite in Autumn

Before the winter weather would leave us housebound for three months here in the Midwest, my family and I decided to take one last trip out west, to visit Yosemite National Park, right before Thanksgiving. We were in northern California to visit family and wanted to take the short trip to the Sierras to see one of our favorite National Parks. It was the first time any of us had ever visited Yosemite in the off season. It was so different in fact, that I wanted to share my photos as well as my overall impression of Yosemite in autumn…