California

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…

3 Amazing Hikes near Los Angeles, California

This week’s post comes from guest post writer Paul McCormin from Active Authorities, a website built by people passionate about outdoor activities, who believe that experiencing the outdoors is one of the many joys of life. Nestled between the San Gabriel Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Los Angeles is an exciting area to explore the outdoors. For those seeking adventure, stepping foot outside the city’s boundaries promises thrilling experiences. If you are taking a trip to Los Angeles, I highly encourage considering adding hikes to your itinerary; southern California is home to some beautiful trails. Since…