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Indian Wells Brewing Company: Craft Sodas & Beer on Highway 14

Indian Wells Brewing Company on Highway 14 is one of the most fun stops I have stumbled on recently. On a road trip up Highway 395, my friend happened to have a beer … [Read More...]

Featured Trip

Point Reyes Shipwreck: One of the Area’s Most Iconic Photography Spots

When visiting the Point Reyes National Seashore, one of the easiest and best places to see is the old shipwreck behind the Inverness Store. This shipwreck has become … [Read More...]

Recent Trips

Point Reyes Hostel: A Great & Cheap Place to Stay in the Park

When researching places to stay in Point Reyes, I kept coming across the HI Point Reyes Hostel. Having stayed in hostels a lot across Europe, I figured I should give an American hostel a try. Upon arriving, I knew it would be a good time when I came into the lobby and four people were […]

Tomales Point Hike: Seeing Tule Elk in Point Reyes National Seashore

Tomales Point, in the upper part of Point Reyes National Seashore, is one of the best hikes in the Bay Area. It has everything you could want in a hike: coastal views, massive vistas, historic structures and tons of elk. That last one my catch you off gaurd, but the area that Tomales Point is […]

Chimney Rock Hike in Point Reyes National Seashore

Chimney Rock is a short 2-mile round trip hike in Point Reyes National Seashore. It is very popular, and while it is not one of my favorite places to explore, it is still an easy trail with nice coastal views. Here is all the information so you can check it out yourself. Details 2 miles […]

Point Reyes Lighthouse: One of California’s Most Beautiful Coastal Scenes

In my opinion, the Point Reyes Lighthouse is one of the most memorable and beautiful places you can see in California. I have wanted to go for years, to see this historic spot and to walk down the 300+ steps that take you to the lighthouse on the cliff. Due to how far from everything […]

Madrone Estate Winery: One of Sonoma’s Best

In Sonoma County there is no shortage of fantastic wineries to go to; however, for my money, Madrone is one of the areas best. Everything from the property to the people and of course the wine varietals, set this unique spot apart from the competition. Madrone is the third oldest winery in the area as […]

Sunflower Cafe: Great Breakfast in Sonoma Plaza

The historic Sonoma Plaza is home to some of the best food and drink spots in the area. I am a huge fan of restaurants like El Dorado Cafe and The Girl and the Fig but for breakfast, it is hard to beat the fast service and great location of Sunflower Caffe, here is all […]

Sonoma City Guide: Wine, Restaurants, History & Hiking

Sonoma is the closest wine region to San Francisco and is a city and county of extensive history and beauty. The historic Sonoma Plaza sits in the heart of downtown Sonoma and is surrounded by wine tasting rooms, eateries and a state park. I have only been to the area twice, but on both occasions, […]

The Girl and the Fig: Sonoma’s Top Eatery

The Girl and the Fig in Sonoma is one of the most popular eateries in the area and after going it is easy to see why. The restaurant has some of the best food I have had in a long time, and the atmosphere and service make it a fantastic way to have a fancy […]

Cottage Inn and Spa: A Beautiful Hotel in Downtown Sonoma

Located in the heart of downtown Sonoma, just blocks from the historic Sonoma Plaza, Cottage Inn and Spa is a fantastic place to spend a few days. From the moment you arrive at the quaint little hotel you will be taken care of. This includes warm pastries delivered to your door in the morning and […]

El Dorado Kitchen: Fantastic Sunday Brunch in Sonoma Plaza

Located inside a historic building and hotel in the Sonoma Plaza, El Dorado Kitchen is one of the cities best eateries. Whether it is a lovely brunch or a fancy dinner, there is something for everyone in this elegant yet modern upscale restaurant. Here is all the information so you can check it out for […]

Cornerstone Sonoma: Gardens, Shopping and Photography in Sonoma

Before heading to Sonoma, I had no idea about the fantastic spot that is Cornerstone Gardens in the south part of town. I had heard of the famous big blue chair (which is now orange), but I had no idea that the place it was situated in was such a fantastic place to eat, explore […]

Jack London State Historic Park: Wolf House, the Cottage, Silos & Museum

If you are looking for a place to hike and explore in the Sonoma Valley, then head over to the beautiful Jack London State Historic Park. Built on the property owned by the famous author, this park has miles of trails, lots of historic structures and tons to explore. Here is all the information on […]

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