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How to Spend a Weekend in Borrego Springs

How to Spend a Weekend in Borrego Springs

Borrego Springs is this sleepy little town in San Diego County that is such an awesome place to visit that not many people know about. A really cool thing about it is that it has the largest state park in California! The Anza-Borrego Desert State…

Sawdust Art Festival in Laguna Beach

Sawdust Art Festival in Laguna Beach

This post has been updated for the Winter 2020 season of the Sawdust Art Festival. When I first moved to Orange County, it seemed like every single time I drove into Laguna Beach there was this section of road that was just packed with cars.…

How to Find the Laguna Beach Pirate Tower in 3 Simple Steps

How to Find the Laguna Beach Pirate Tower in 3 Simple Steps

The Laguna Beach Pirate Tower is on my list of Free Things to Do in Laguna Beach, and for good reason…it is one of the most popular sights in Laguna Beach! Laguna Beach was the first beach city I fell in love with when I…

Staying at Joshua Tree Acres

Staying at Joshua Tree Acres

Thanks to Instagram, I came across a post once from this girl who was in Joshua Tree, staying in a fabulous, vintage, super cute Airstream trailer. She made the place look like a dreamy fantasy! I immediately added it to my Southern California bucket list.…

Packing Guide for a Vacation to Southern California

Packing Guide for a Vacation to Southern California

So, you’re planning a vacation to Southern California, huh? CONGRATS! You are going to LOVE it here! Of course, I’m always talking about Southern California on Facebook and Instagram. I’m always saying how great it is, how perfect the weather is, how gorgeous the beaches…

16 Photos That Will Inspire You to Visit Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park

16 Photos That Will Inspire You to Visit Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park

I love getting outside for a hike or mountain bike ride. One of my favorite spots is Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park, which is right here where I live in Orange County, California. Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park is a popular area for locals who enjoy hiking,…

12 Awesome Laguna Beach Activities You Can Do for Free

12 Awesome Laguna Beach Activities You Can Do for Free

I fell in love with Laguna Beach from the moment I arrived in the OC. It’s a cute little town with gorgeous beaches, beautiful parks, tons of cute little boutique stores, and lots and lots of things to do. And a lot of the activities…

Crystal Cove State Park Hiking Guide: Moro Canyon

Crystal Cove State Park Hiking Guide: Moro Canyon

Crystal Cove State Park Hiking Guide: Moro Canyon This guide will take you through an ocean view hike in Crystal Cove State Park located in Orange County, California. Crystal Cove is a State Park located in between Laguna Beach and Newport Beach, California. It is…

10 Tips for Visiting Joshua Tree National Park

10 Tips for Visiting Joshua Tree National Park

One of the top road trip destinations in Southern California, Joshua Tree National Park is a must-see in Southern California and should be on everyone’s bucket list. It is the perfect place to escape the busy city life, explore Mother Nature and literally get away…

Hiking Red Rock Canyon Trail in Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park

Hiking Red Rock Canyon Trail in Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park

Hiking Red Rock Canyon Trail in Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my full disclosure here. This guide will take you to Red Rock Canyon Trail in Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park, which is located in Orange County, California. Please…

One Day in LA: From Venice Beach to Santa Monica Pier

One Day in LA: From Venice Beach to Santa Monica Pier

Every California girl knows about the best beach cities in Los Angeles right? I’m talking about Venice Beach and Santa Monica, two of my favorite California beaches, and a must-visit for anyone taking a trip to LA. Maybe you’ve walked the boardwalk from Venice Beach…

7 Attractions in Venice Beach You Won’t Want to Miss

7 Attractions in Venice Beach You Won’t Want to Miss

The attractions in Venice Beach seem to be limitless, there is always SOMETHING to see or do here. The Venice Beach Boardwalk is one of those places, and it’s such a funky place that absolutely cannot be missed during a trip to Southern California. That’s…