Family lake vacations offer fresh air, open space and plenty of time to play. Here are some of the top lakeside vacation destinations in the USA.
Travel in California
The Golden State is home to some amazing places, including the tourist-magnet Hollywood sign, the wine country in Napa Valley, and the beautiful sequoia redwoods. The state of California is also home to some of the most iconic big cities in America. San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego are only a few hours away from each other and each provides a unique experience.
From stunning coastline to endless vineyards, this state has something for everyone. California is the most populous U.S. state, the world’s fifth-largest economy, and the home of Silicon Valley. Natural wonders include Pacific Ocean beaches, the Sierra Nevada mountain range, three major deserts, giant redwoods, and multiple National Parks.
Whether you’re visiting the desert of Palm Springs, driving the stunning coastal roads, or exploring Joshua Tree National Park, California is a state that will wow you. Read on for helpful articles and videos on travel in California.
An Urban Ramble through LA’s Arts District
Visit the LA Arts District, where art galleries, food, art, historic architecture and small shops offer a place to hang out with the locals and explore.
Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, an Underestimated Getaway in Orange County, CA
Aliso and Wood Canyon Wilderness Park is a non-touristy peaceful getaway. Read one traveler’s story of what this park offers.
Surviving Stingray Paradise at Seal Beach California
Seal Beach California is a peaceful haven away from its busier neighbor, Long Beach and Huntingdon Beach but be prepared for stingray paradise
Pineknot Trail: My Favorite Big Bear Hike
Pineknot Trail is a beautiful Big Bear hike near Big Bear Lake, California and it’s full of tall pines, interesting boulders and epic views.
Treasures Abound at the Channel Islands in California
The Channel Islands in California are one of America’s wildest National Parks. Find out why they are called the Galapagos of the North.
A Review of the Black Star Canyon Hike in Orange County, CA: Is It Worth It?
Thinking of tackling the Black Star Canyon Hike to the falls? Here’s a personal review of this Orange County hike including tips and warnings
A Visit to the Nature Lovers Paradise of La Jolla, CA
If you love sealife, birdlife and nature then you’ll love La Jolla San Diego. Here’s a taste of things to do in La Jolla for nature lovers.
Plan a California Wine Country Vacation: Where to Stay, Sip and Savour
This guide will help you plan the perfect California wine country vacation with tips on where to stay, where to eat and which vineyards to visit.
10 Fun and Delicious Things to do in Berkeley, California
Set across from sparkling San Francisco Bay, Berkeley is a socially diverse city with a welcoming vibe. Here are 10 things to do in Berkeley
Charming Carmel-by-the-Sea Will Have You Wanting to Return
These things to do in Carmel-by-the-Sea will have you planning to return. Where to stay, where to eat and what to do in charming Carmel, CA.
5 Beverly Hills Spas That Will Give You Star Treatment
Ready for your Beverly Hills spa getaway? Here’s our review of the best spas in Beverly Hills.