Seasonal Trips

Holiday fun on the beach in LA

Big Bear Winter Itinerary for the Ultimate Weekend Getaway

Checking out the ice at the edge of Big Bear Lake in Winter

January 26, 2023

This post has everything you need to plan your perfect Big Bear winter itinerary, from fun in the snow to the tastiest restaurants to the best places to rest at the end of each day. … Read More

California Spring Break: 10 Unexpected Places for Family Adventure

Kayak ride through Elkhorn Slough

February 24, 2021

In this amazing state, you can visit natural wonders like desert blooms, waterfalls, beaches, sunny snowy mountains, and, of course, some really big trees. Get ready to make wonderful new memories with an adventurous California spring break the whole family will love. … Read More

17 Remarkable Places to Enjoy California in the Fall

Annual Corn Maze Challenge, Rodoni Farms

September 1, 2022

When we left Virginia, I knew this time of year would be among the top things I missed the most. But California had a few surprises in store. Though we sweated through our flannels on our first California pumpkin patch trip, we’ve since fallen for new traditions like corn mazes with ocean views. An October sea breeze makes the air pretty darn crisp. … Read More

The 20 Best Places to Visit in California in December

Santa Rex at the Cabazon Dinosaurs

August 26, 2021

Whether sledding down a desert dune or through a snowy winter wonderland, there are some amazing places to visit in California in December. You can find magical travel destinations in all directions, and this list of the best places to visit reflects the state’s natural beauty and mind-boggling diversity.  … Read More