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5 Beautiful Nature Escapes in L.A.

While most L.A. tourists head over to the theme parks, the museums, TV show tapings, and Hollywood attractions, there are tons of wonderful natural attractions that most people are sadly missing out on. Of course, visiting some of the best beaches in the country will likely be on your itinerary. However, there is also a […]

The Griffith Observatory: The Best Views of the Hollywood Sign in L.A.

The famous Hollywood sign – it’s really just letters spelling out the name of a town on the side of a mountain. Nevertheless, due to its’ repeated presence in pop culture, the letters have become symbolic worldwide for the entertainment industry. Ironically, the sign was originally built as an advertisement to sell real estate in an […]

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 […]

5 Great Summer Beach Boardwalks

Nothing says summer quite like a lively oceanfront boardwalk. With amusement park rides, walking and biking paths, beautiful coastal views, and plenty of entertainment, you can’t go wrong. Vacationing in a beach town with a great boardwalk gives you so many more opportunities for entertainment, recreation, and photography. Each of the boardwalks listed below are […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vacation Spotlight: Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, aka the Entertainment Capital of the World, sees millions of tourists from around the world each year to check out the multitude of entertaining activities that the city offers. Sure there are plenty of TV show tapings, theaters, and iconic media attractions to enjoy, however, the city offers much more outside of the […]

20 Great Tourist Attractions

Some tourist attractions are worth every penny, while others leave you wishing you would have spent your money elsewhere. I have compiled a list of the best tourist attractions – each of these are well worth the admission price. Some are even free; you don’t necessarily have to spend a lot to have a good […]

25 Fun Things to do in Southern California

Southern California is one of my favorite year-round vacation destinations. Beautiful weather, amazing beaches, and plenty of waterfront attractions place it high on my list for summer fun and recreation. Offering a plethora of fun, scenic, and more often than not, completely free things to do, a trip to Southern California should be added to […]

My Favorite Touristy Hiking Spots

I have come up with a few of my favorite hiking spots for  those of you looking to do some hiking this spring. I love hiking because in addition to being great exercise, it allows you to actually surround yourself with nature as opposed to just driving past it. Hiking is a great way to […]