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Escape The Crowds In North Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is a fantastic vacation destination. There’s casinos, live shows, a beautiful lake waiting for you to jet-ski and kayak. The beaches fill up quickly in the summer, and the winter is a skier’s paradise. However, we find Lake Tahoe to be so beautiful and picture-perfect in every season that we would rather enjoy […]

Visiting Ft. Bragg & Glass Beach

Ft. Bragg is a quaint town along the Mendocino Coast. The drive takes about 4.5 hours from San Francisco. If you’re coming in from the south, we highly recommend taking Highway 1 along the coast for incredible ocean views the entire way. If you’re coming in from the west, we recommend taking Hwy 20 along […]

Amboy California Ghost Town

On our Route 66 road trip to the west coast, we found our way to a curious little town called Amboy. First settled in 1858 and established in 1883, Amboy has a long history nestled between the towns of Barstow and Needles. Hang with me here for a brief bit of history: The town was […]

Dog Friendly in Coronado California

Hitting the San Diego area with your pooch? We can’t speak highly enough of staying on Coronado Island. Coronado Island is located across the bay from San Diego, and is accessible by an easy 15-minute drive across the impressive 2.1 mile long Coronado Bridge. The town feels small, while surrounded by the big city (and […]

5 Cabin Stays in Lake Tahoe CA

Planning a vacation to Lake Tahoe and don’t want to stay in some overcrowded hotel? We’ve compiled a list of some of the best cabins in the area. You’ll find a little something for everyone here. Some of these are closer to the busy hubub of South Lake Tahoe, some are on the opposite shore, […]

Route 66 Ghost Towns – Part 2

(Click on the map markers to see locations. Click to jump to that town in this post.) Lela, TX Lela, originally known as Story, Texas, sprung up at the turn of the century due to the railroads. The town had access to water, and boasted a school and post office. However, the nearby town of […]

7 Outdoor Adventures Near Denver

Whether you’re a seasoned adrenaline junkie or just looking to stretch your legs, the expanse of the Rocky Mountains in and around Denver are a haven for outdoor adventure. From skiing and whitewater rafting to mountain biking and horseback riding, there are cool day trips and adventure activities near the Mile-High City. Snowboard and Ski […]