Historic Landmarks in San Francisco

San Francisco has remarkably survived through the earliest American inhabitants, Spanish settlements, the gold rush, and some devastating earthquakes and came out on the other side with some of the best tourist destinations in the United States. There are literally hundreds of historical landmarks, national, state and local in San Francisco that can keep a […]

Six Must-See San Diego Attractions

San Diego, California, from a tourist’s perspective, is perhaps best known for two of its main family attractions — the San Diego Zoo, and Sea World San Diego. Granted, those are both great places to spend a day when visiting the city. The zoo is one of the premier zoological parks in the world, known […]

The Balboa Peninsula – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Balboa Peninsula The Balboa Peninsula, commonly known as just “Balboa,” is located in Newport Beach, California. Its name comes from the Spanish explorer, Vasco Nunez de Balboa, and has become popular as a residential area. Balboa is home to a variety of historical landmarks, among which are […]

Historic San Francisco Mansions

As we’ve said in the past, San Francisco is arguably the most historically significant city on the west coast of the United States.  While the town treasures its history, it especially treasures its historic buildings as so many were lost forever in 1906 from the earthquake and resulting fire , which destroyed most of the […]

Spas in San Francisco

It’s not hard to imagine why people leave their heart in San Francisco when you look at how many incredible spas are in the city, you could easily melt away and fall in love with the town. The following spas are popular and well rated spas in San Francisco that are worthy of your love.

Alamo Square San Francisco – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Alamo Square in San Francisco A residential neighborhood and park located in San Francisco, California, Alamo Square consists of four city blocks at the top of a hill. Its location gives it dramatic views of San Francisco’s skyline and has made it a popular location for wealthy […]

Scuba Diving the Baja Peninsula

Though connected to the United States, the Baja California Peninsula, also called Lower California and simply the Baja Peninsula, is part of Mexico. It is connected to the U.S. state of California and stretches a length of 775 miles (1250 kms) from northern Mexicali to southern Cabo San Lucas.

Family Attractions in San Diego

San Diego is known for its perfect climate, perfect scenery, and perfect beaches but it’s actually also a perfect place to take your family. San Diego is just jam packed with attractions for the entire family that are exciting, educational and relaxing.

McWay Cove California – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of  McWay Cove California This perfect picture is of the McWay Cove, which is also referred to as McWay Waterfall Beach. This area is approximately 130 miles from San Francisco and 235 miles from Los Angeles. McWay Cove is a part of Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park in […]

Romantic Destinations in San Francisco

Whether it’s the history, the charm or the beautiful views, San Francisco is a romantic city, sure to sweep anyone off their feet, that is if you know where to go. Below is a guide listing some of the most romantic destinations in San Francisco. From a quick bite to eat at a fresh marketplace […]

Sightseeing in Los Angeles

If you’re planning a vacation to Los Angeles, you might want to change your ticket to accommodate a longer trip than originally planned because you’re going to quickly discover that there’s so much to do in this city that you’ll never want to go home. You can spend an entire vacation just enjoying the beaches […]

Visiting Napa Valley

California’s Napa Valley has all of the makings for a relaxing and romantic vacation – sensational scenery, quiet and intimate restaurants, cozy inns–and wine. America’s premiere wine district, located north of the San Francisco Bay area, is home to over 200 wineries, from small farms to large corporate concerns. In addition, the narrow valley boasts […]

Joshua Tree National Park – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Joshua Tree National Park Joshua Tree National Park is located in California in the southeastern portion of the state. The park has many different unique types of vegetation including ocotillo, creosote bush, cholla cactus and, of course, the Joshua tree – as pictured here.

Fine Dining in San Francisco

San Francisco is one of the noted foodie towns in North America, delighting guests with a huge variety of restaurants. There is something to satisfy every whim of your palate and more than a few creations you’ve never experienced before. Gary Danko Gary Danko is an award winning chef who brings his fantastic cuisine to […]

Sightseeing in Hollywood

Few places attract tourists looking for sightseeing hotspots as much as Hollywood does and it’s no wonder as the district is loaded with movie, television, radio and music myth and mystery. Hollywood resides in Los Angeles, California and is just outside of the downtown area. It’s noted as the historical center of the movie industry […]

Top Landmarks in San Diego

San Diego is a city that’s known for its tourist attractions just as much as it’s known for its wonderful weather. Trying to winnow down your selections of historic landmarks is difficult but we’ve culled together a list of the top landmarks in San Diego for you and your family to visit.

Montana de Oro State Park – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Montana de Oro State Park California has many beautiful state parks including Montaña de Oro. One of the prettiest flowers seen in this state park is the California poppy, which is especially prevalent on Bluff Trail. The California poppy is native to many of the states on […]

Beaches in San Diego

San Diego has one of the most perfect climates in the United States and it’s almost always beach weather so any visitor or resident of San Diego will want to know everything about the local beaches in San Diego.

Yosemite Falls

Are you one of those people who is always looking for the best, the tallest, the biggest, the wettest? If so then Yosemite Falls is one place that has to top your vacation must sees. Noted as North America’s highest measured waterfall, Yosemite Falls also boasts a respectable 5th place (this is sometimes debated) in […]

Visiting the Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge in California spans the opening of the San Francisco Bay out onto the Pacific Ocean connecting San Francisco’s peninsula to Marin County. Completed in 1937 the bridge was the longest suspension bridge at the time and has become an iconic symbol of San Francisco. If you’re visiting the San Francisco area […]