California Beaches

Grab your straw tote, bikini and suntan lotion. It’s beach time in Southern California!

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Featured: Disneyland

Tips on what to do and see at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim.

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Featured: California Missions

Take a tour of all 21 California Missions along El Camino Real.

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Featured: Lava Country

Explore the beauty of California’s far north, home to Shasta Caverns and Burney Falls.

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Featured: California Zoos and Sanctuaries

If you’re an animal lover, we have you covered with California’s best aquariums, zoos and nature preserves.

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Recent California Travel Videos

A Weekend in Cambria

Tucked along scenic Highway 1 between Morro Bay and San Simeon, Cambria is one of California’s best Central Coast hideaways, home to lush Monterey Pine forests and breathtaking beaches. The area makes a great home base for touring California’s central... read more

Central Coast Horseback Rides

My kids have been begging for years to go horseback riding, so it was pretty cool when we discovered Outback Trail Rides during our recent weekend in Cambria. Located off Highway 1 on the historic Fiscalini Ranch, Outback Trail Rides has three different Central Coast... read more

Elephant Seals at Hearst Castle

It’s not often you get to see elephant seals in person. So during our recent visit to Cambria, we headed roughly 9 miles up the coast to check out the elephant seal rookery near Hearst Castle. Located on a convenient vista turnout right off Highway 1, the... read more

Recent Articles

Beachcomber Restaurant

The cries of seagulls and the sound of pounding surf welcome you to the Beachcomber restaurant at Crystal Cove, a modest-looking but amazingly good dining spot in Orange County. This casual California restaurant — located at Crystal Cove State Park in Newport Coast —... read more

Bagdad Cafe

Tucked on a lonely stretch of Route 66 — part way between Barstow and Needles — Bagdad Cafe in Newberry Springs needs little introduction. The site of the critically acclaimed 1988 movie (starring Jack Palance), and 1990 television series (starring Whoopi Goldberg and... read more

Holland Burger Cafe

In 1947, Bob Holland and his wife Emma Jean opened the Holland Burger Cafe, a cozy Americana-style diner in Victorville, tucked along historic Route 66. Specializing in home-cooked meals like biscuits and gravy, chicken fried steak and its famous 1⁄2-pound Holland... read more

Disneyland Vegetarian Menus

If you’re a vegetarian, you don’t have to sweat a trip to Disneyland. Aside from the obvious fruit carts found in both parks, Disneyland serves up a wide assortment of vegetarian meals in its restaurants. Here’s a quick glance of some my favorite... read more

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Recent Travel Gear Reviews

V-Moda Crossfade M-100 Review

Step aside Beats by Dre! Inspired in Italy and styled in Hollywood, the V-Moda Crossfade M-100 headphones are hands down the most stylish and capable headphones you’ll find on the market. Their sound handily beats all other headphones we’ve tested,... read more

Monbento Review

I admit that I become obsessed with certain things. One week it’s handbags, another week it might be collecting recipes, or collecting travel-sized toiletries. Well, this week it’s bento boxes. I searched the web in search of the perfect bento box I could... read more

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