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15 Budget Friendly Spring Vacation Destinations

Spring is one of the best times to take a vacation. Unlike the peak summer season, planning a getaway during the less hectic spring season typically brings forth many great benefits, namely hotel and transportation savings, attractive cooler weather, along with fewer crowds. Plus, many summer and winter hotspots often offer their best deals during […]

Running with a View: 19 Fantastic Paths!

We all know that running is one of the best workouts. Not only does it provide you with a full body workout, but it also offers a chance to escape your daily life. Running in a natural setting allows you to connect with nature and enjoy life away from busy work schedules and daily monotone […]

Hiking Hotspot: 2 Great L.A. Hikes with Views of the Hollywood Sign

When thinking of Los Angeles, the first terms things most people think of include crowds, tourists, Hollywood, traffic, smog, and pollution. With a metro area population of over 12 million, things can get pretty hectic and crowded. However, if you venture into the mountains, you will find pockets of peaceful natural beauty, and if you […]

8 Great Summer Beach Destinations

A great beach vacation entails much more than sunny skies and gorgeous beaches. Sure, beautiful beaches with smooth sand and crisp water are wonderful, but what really makes a great beach vacation are those destinations that offer more outside the beach. The following 8 destinations all offer beautiful beaches, in addition to many recreational, cultural, […]

50 Things to do in California

California is one of the most beautiful places in the world with so many contrasting landscapes, ranging from beaches, forests, deserts, farmland, and mountains. From the Pacific Ocean to the Redwood trees, California is one of the most geographically diverse areas in the world. This leaves us with endless incredible areas to explore. It’s no […]

Attraction of the Week: Long Beach’s Shoreline Village & Rainbow Harbor

Shoreline Village is a gorgeous, quaint section of Long Beach, California (the second largest city in the Los Angeles metro area). Beautiful palm trees, meticulous landscaping, and serene views of Rainbow Harbor characterize this Cape Cod style village. Shoreline is a popular tourist destination due to its’ many offerings in the dining, entertainment, shopping, and […]

Beat the Wintertime Blues: Summer Bliss in Southern California

Dreaming of blue skies, beautiful 70’s weather, and gorgeous beaches? Beat the wintertime blues with these a gorgeous photo trip through some of Southern California’s most gorgeous beaches! What are your favorite Southern California beaches? 

10 Free Things to do in Southern California

Not surprisingly, due to the beautiful natural surroundings and many cultural attractions, there are endless free things to do in Southern California. Even if you are strapped for cash, you are bound to have enough free activities to entertain yourself on your trip. No need to concentrate on pricey theme parks, restaurants, and tours. The […]

Fun Southern California Beaches: The Best Beaches of LA & Orange County

Another winter storm here in the Boston area has me dreaming of the beaches I was once able to visit on a daily basis in Southern California! Southern California is known for having some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. I love the fact that the beaches are so versatile – relaxation, exercise, […]

Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip: Things to do and see along Hwy 1

Mike and I just returned from a fabulous roadtrip up the California coast. The Pacific Coast Highway is an amazing drive filled with stunning coastal views & fantastic attractions for the entire 600+ mile distance. From the beaches, to the ocean views, to the redwood trees, everything was fantastic! We will definitely be planning a longer trip […]