California

Destinations

Welcome to California!

Whether it’s wheelchair traveling to the mountains, coast, wine country, or one of California’s many prestigious parks, there are a lot of options. These wheelchair travel reviews, tips, and resources will allow you to plan and and prepare for your next trip. 

Hotel James in Chico, California

Hotel James, nestled in the heart of Chico, California, offers a charming retreat with one wheelchair accessible room. A wine

Palm Canyon Hotel & Resort by Anza-Borrego Park

Nestled against the stunning backdrop of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Palm Canyon Hotel & Resort offers a tranquil and

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, California Wine Country

In Northern California, Sugarloaf Ridge State Park is located between the Sonoma and Napa valleys. Surrounded by redwoods and ferns with

Del Valle Regional Park (EBRPD)

Del Valle Regional Park (EBRPD) is located in the East Bay of San Francisco in the town of Livermore. This

Sunol Regional Wilderness Park (EBRPD)

Sunol Regional Wilderness is located in the East Bay of San Francisco, in the town of Sunol near Pleasanton and

Accessible Kayak Launch Locations

Kayaking is a great outdoor water activity! Accessible kayaking is growing throughout the United States. With adaptive equipment and launching

Pinnacles National Park, California

Pinnacles National Park is located in central California by Monterey. The park was formed by volcanic eruptions and sits along

Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park + Pfeiffer Beach

Off the California Coast, south of San Francisco and Monterey, travelers will find three different Pfeiffer Parks. The biggest is

Southwest Road Trip Wacky, Wild + Random Stops

The American Southwest to calls to me again for another road trip adventure among its colorful, poetic landscapes between bites

Fiscalini Ranch Preserve, California

Not far from the Hearst Castle and San Simeon State Park, and located in Cambria off the coast of Central

San Simeon State Park, California

  Not far from the Hearst Castle in Central California off the coast near Cambria on Highway 1 is the

Garrapata State Park, California Coast

In central California along the Pacific Coast Highway, and below Point Lobos State Park near Carmel-by-the-Sea, is the Garrapta State

Henry Cowell State Park, California

In the Santa Cruz Mountains off the coast of Monterey Bay in California is the Henry Cowell State Park. This

Año Nuevo State Park, California

Año Nuevo State Park is located off the coast of central California, near Monterey Bay above Santa Cruz and below

Hearst Castle: California State Park

Hearst Castle is a California State Park, located on the coast between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Hearst Castle rests

Hendy Woods California State Park

A little more than a hour from seaside town of Mendocino, California is the Hendy Woods State Park. This a gorgeous

5 Best Wheelchair Accessible Beach Vacations

Are you looking for the best wheelchair-accessible beach vacations? During the hot summer days, there’s nothing better than relaxing on

Mt. Shasta: Shasta-Trinity + Klamath National Forest

I’ve been visiting the Mount Shasta Area of Shasta-Trinity and Klamath National Forest my whole life, even before I became

The Inn at Lake Shasta, California

The Inn at Shasta Lake is a contemporary, luxury bed and breakfast near Shasta Lake in the Trinity Forest of

Mt. Shasta, California: The LOGE

The LOGE is located on the edge of Mt. Shasta City with close access to the freeway. This property has

Yosemite National Park, California

Yosemite National Park in the foothills of the Sierra Mountains of California is one of the most popular attractions in

Russian River Glamping AutoCamp Cabin

AutoCamp Russian River is located in the small downtown of Guerneville in the Somona Wine Country of California, and is

Death Valley National Park, California

Death Valley National Park is located in Southern California on the boarder of Nevada. This video is a great overview

Elk Grove, CA: Laguna Creek Area Trails

Just outside Sacramento, in the town of Elk Grove, California, almost all of the paths are wheelchair accessible. The Laguna

Martin Murphy Trail: Santa Clara County, California

The Martin Murphy Trail near Santa Cruz in Central California county of Santa Clara is a unique loop trail with

USA Botanical Gardens

Stop and smell the roses, no seriously, get outside for some vital vitamin D while enjoying the floral fragrant of

Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program (BORP)

Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program (BORP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization working to improve the health, independence and social

Santa Clara County, California: Coyote Creek Parkway

The name Coyote Creek Parkway is managed by the Santa Clara County in Central California near Santa Cruz. Coyote Creek

Sycamore Grove Park Regional Park (EBRPD)

Sycamore Grove Park is nestled in the Livermore Wine Country, located in the East Bay of San Francisco. The park

Mt. Tamalpais, California: West Point Inn Cabins

The West Point Inn is nestled on the slopes of Mt. Tamalpais in Mill Valley, California, not far from Muir

Yosemite National Park Attractions

Yosemite Valley Floor Trail Besides two small inclines, the paved bike path on the Yosemite Valley Floor was virtually flat

Autocamp Yosemite Glamping Cabins

Approximately 40 minutes from the Yosemite National Park entrance on Highway 140 in the Sierras of California is a glamping

Yosemite Bug Resort

Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort is about thirty-minutes just outside of Yosemite National Park on Highway 140 tucked along a

Glaming @ AutoCamp

As a travel writer who loves the outdoors, glamping (glamor camping) has become one of my favorite ways to immerse

San Diego, California: Adaptive + Recreational Sailing

Challenged Sailors San Diego in California provides therapeutic and recreational adaptive sailing opportunities for people with disabilities to enhance their

Lassen National Park, California

Lasson National Park is located in Northern California between the Shasta area and Reno, Nevada. When visiting, there are camping

Sequoia + Kings Canyon National Park, California

  The grouping of four towering sequoia redwoods alongside the road in the Sierra Mountains, known as the “Four Guardsmen,”

Fort Funston Overlook + Trail, California

Fort Funston (MAP) is located along the Pacific Ocean shoreline on the southwest side of San Francisco across from Lake

Marin Headlands National Park, California Wheelchair Tips

The Marin Headlands National Park, managed by the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA), is located right off the Golden

Pacific Grove Borg’s Motel

Along the Monterey Bay coastline is the small beach town of Pacific Grove, neighboring the cities of Monterey and Carmel.

Rosie the Riveter Park Shipyard Museum Memorial

Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historic Park is located on the San Francisco Bay in the industrial heart

Pismo Beach, California SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel

The SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel in Pismo Beach is located on the central coast of California in between San Luis Obispo

Eugene O’Neill National Historical Site, California

The Eugene O’Neill Historical Site is a beloved residence of one of America’s most influential playwrights and a Nobel Peace

San Francisco, California Travel Guide

San Francisco is one of the hilliest cities in the USA, and it’s still accessible for wheelchair travel! Of course, power wheelchairs

Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel, California Coast

Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel is located right on the cliffs of the Pacific Ocean in the Monterey Bay of California

Murphys Suites Hotel, California

Murphys California is a small town about 3 hours east of San Francisco. There are a few places to stay,

Truckee, California: Hampton Inn Hotel

Truckee, California is a small town just outside of North Lake Tahoe, CA. Interstate 80 runs right through Truckee, which

The Salton Sea, Southern California

The Salton Sea in Southern California is a fascinating place with a tragic history. This hauntingly beautiful body of salt

Sacramento, California: Amtrak Train

The Sacramento Amtrak Train Station is located in Downtown Sacramento not far from Old Town Sacramento and the California State Capitol. Parking and

Los Angeles, California Attractions

The city of Los Angeles or the “city of angels” has a lot more to offer than just star gazing

Van Rentals: Oregon, California, Arizona, Nevada

Ability Center’s fleet of newer model, wheelchair accessible BraunAbility and VMI minivans are available for weekly and long-term rent. We

CA Sonoma Wine Country in the Fall

Witnessing trees changing colors on the East Coast during the crisp autumn months is an attraction all its own, but

Santa Cruz Beach Accessible Travel Guide

The City of Santa Cruz, California is located on the beach just above Monterey and below San Francisco. Santa Cruz

Point Reyes Seashore National Park in California

This magnificent expanse of parkland is one of the nation’s great treasures. Point Reyes Seashore National Park has 71,057 acres

Mori Point, Pacifica Promenade and Pier

Mori Point is located south of San Francisco in Pacifica along the coast, and is managed by the Golden Gate

Pacifica Coastal Trail, Northern California

Between Pedro Point and Rockaway Point, Pacifica State Beach, often called Linda Mar Beach, is popular with surfers and dog

Bayview Motel in Eureka, California

The Bayview Motel in Eureka, California is located on top of small hill right off highway 101 that runs through

Sonoma Wine Country, California: Cabana Pool

Living in the San Francisco Bay Area means having access to some of the most beautiful spots to visit, and

Top 5 Accessible Trails in the San Francisco Bay

Besides being very diverse and multicultural, the San Francisco Bay Area is also very wheelchair accessible, including a number of

Monterey, California: Point Lobos State Natural Reserve

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve is an oceanfront park on the coast of Northern California in Carmel, right by Monterey

Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, California

California’s most northerly redwood park, Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, boasts some of the world’s largest trees and six miles

California: Skydiving without My Wheelchair

 “Can you skydive three people who are paralyzed today?” inquired my friend Charlene Vine to Bill Dause, the owner

John Muir National Historical Site, California

John Muir, the father of park conservation, spent his last couple of decades in a beautiful Victorian home overlooking orchards

Nisene Marks State Park by Santa Cruz

The Nisene Marks State Park, located just right off Hwy 1 near Santa Cruz, California, is a beautiful peaceful redwood

San Diego Accessible Travel Attractions Tips

San Diego, California is a premier vacation beach destination, where people from all over the world come to soak up

Towne Place Suits Marriott at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA

Towne Place Suits Marriott is located about a mile from Disneyland just off of E Katella Ave in a quieter

Old Town Sacramento, California

In many cities, the “Old Town” section isn’t very wheelchair friendly, but this isn’t the case in Sacremento, California. The

North Lake Tahoe Accessibility Travel Tips

We arrived in Tahoe on a beautiful late summer day and checked into the Hyatt Hotel situated directly on the

South Lake Tahoe Accessible Travel Tips

Whether summer or winter, Lake Tahoe is one of California’s most visited and naturally beautiful destinations. It was referred to

Yosemite National Park Accessible Accomodations

When vacationing in Yosemite National Park there are a number of overnight accessible accommodation options. No matter what you choose,

Yosemite Tenaya Lodge

Tenaya Lodge is located on the edge of Sierra National Forest just past the small town of Oakhurst and a

Van Damme State Park, California

The Van Damme State Park in the county of Mendocino of Northern California (map) is known as the “Jewel of

Sonoma, California: Luxury African Safari + Tent Cabin

Upon arrival I turned off my cell phone; it was worthless now because I was in a reception dead zone.

San Francisco: Fort Mason + Great Meadow

Fort Mason in San Francisco, California is a former Army post dating from the Civil War and divided into Upper

Monterey Bay, California: Monarch Grove Sanctuary

Every fall and early winter, thousands of Monarch butterflies travel amazing distances from the northern United States and southern Canada

Antlers Campgrounds & RV Park in Northern California

Antlers RV Park and Campgrounds is located on Shasta Lake in Northern California in the small town of Lakehead. It

Asilomar Beach Sand Dune + Conference Grounds

Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds were created around 107 acres of natural coastal and forest resources with rustic settings,

Natural Bridges State Park Santa Cruz, California

In fall and winter, up to 150,000 monarch butterflies come to Natural Bridges State Park in Santa Cruz from the northern

Palm Springs & Palm Desert Travel Guide

Two hours south of Los Angeles and a day trip away from Joshua Tree National Park in the Mojave Desert

Los Angeles, California Downtown Hotel

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites is located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles off Figueroa Street. The architecture of

Temecula, California: Inn at Churon Winery

The Inn at Churon Winery is a French-inspired chateau overlooking the rolling hills of vineyards in the Temecula Wine Country

Fly a Glider Plane with Hand-Controls

The San Gabriel Mountains in the Mojave Desert of Southern California have nearly perfect conditions for flying a glider plane,

California: Hot Air Balloon Ride

The stars were still out when I awoke. I was still half asleep as I got my things together in

Headwaters Forest Reserve by Eureka, California

Once the setting for a thriving mill town of 400 people, the Headwaters Forest Reserve is now inhabited only by

Pasadena, California Langham Resort

The Langham Huntington is a full-scale resort in Pasadena, California. It’s located in a very upscale area of Pasadena near

Temecula Wine Country, California

Temecula Wine Country in Southern California is conveniently located about an hour and a half away from Los Angeles, Palm

Share Adventures in Santa Cruz, California

Founded on the belief that recreation, fun, challenge and access to the outdoors are an essential part of a healthy

Beach Wheelchairs in San Diego, California

San Diego, California has some of the best beach access in the world. Many beaches in San Diego have beach

Indian Grinding Rock CA State Historic Park

The Indian Grinding Rock is located just east of Jackson, California, which is about 3 hours east of San Francisco,

California: Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors

The Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors (BAADS) strives to make all aspects of sailing accessible. To fulfill this mission, we

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California

Covering 600,000 acres, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is the largest state park in California. It protects a vast desert wilderness

San Francisco Crissy Field + Fort Point

Crissy Field with Fort Point tucked below the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco is a scenic spot and delight for

San Francisco Botanical Garden + Events

Have you thought about visiting San Francisco, CA for a weekend vacation or a holiday trip? If not, there are

Handlery Union Square Hotel in San Francisco

Price Category: Mid-Range www.handlery.com 351 Geary Street-San Francisco, CA  94102 Direct Reservation Number: (415) 781-7800 Reservation Fax: (415) 781-0269 10 wheelchair

San Francisco: Laurel Inn @ Pacific Heights

Close to the San Francisco Presidio in Pacific Heights is the Laurel Inn, a boutique hotel. The location is peaceful,

Joshua Tree National Park Access Guide

Joshua Tree National Park, 794,000 acres of desert wilderness – where the Mojave and Colorado Deserts merge in California near

Malibu, California Travel Tips + Attractions

  The Pacific Coast Highway 1 (PCH) is a famous area of Malibu known for its stretch of ocean views.

Santa Barbara, CA Travel Guide + Tips

Santa Barbara is part of California’s Central Coast and is not only a beach town but a college one with

Los Angeles County Metro Rail System

The Los Angeles County Metro Rail System is made up of 6 lines with over 70 stations serving the Greater L.A.

Lake Tahoe, California: Landing Resort

The Landing Resort is a luxury, boutique hotel with fine dining and spa services on a lake-front property in South Lake

Long Beach, California Travel Tips

Long beach is about 40 miles south of Los Angeles. Long Beach is almost a child of L.A. with a

Long Beach, California Public Transportation

Getting around Long Beach, California is easy with great accessible public transportation whether it be by air, land, or sea.

San Francisco Accessible Taxis Problems

Getting around some parts of San Francisco can be challenging in a wheelchair, especially if using a manual wheelchair because

Bodega Bay Lodge + Spa

Bodega Bay Lodge & Spa in Bodega Bay, California is a wheelchair friendly place to rest your head and managed by

Los Angeles Area Wheelchair Accessible Taxis

United Independent Taxi services the greater Los Angeles area for those needing wheelchair access, which means L.A., Hollywood, Santa Monica, Venice,

Driving Northern to Southern California

To get between Northern and Southern California, the two most popular routes are Highway 5 and the PCH1/101 Freeway. Highway

Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf

The Holiday Inn at Fisherman’s Wharf in the middle of Fisherman’s Wharf and Ghiradeli Square. The hotel has 2 sections

Redwoods Hiking Trails, Northern California

Think of Northern California and think of redwood trees, the largest trees in the world. Even in the San Francisco

Samual P. Taylor California State Park

The Marin County in the Bay Area will allow you to explore one of California’s natural treasures, the redwoods. Nestled

Bothin Marsh + Sausalito-Mill Valley Path, California

A wide, level asphalt section of the Bay Trail known as the Mill Valley-Sausalito Path, popular with cyclists, runners, and

Palm Springs, California Hotel

The Movie Colony is a cute boutique hotel located just a few blocks from the hip and happening Downtown Palm

Fort Bragg, California: Pomo Bluffs Hiking

Pomo Bluffs Park is a 25-acre blufftop park at Todds Point, on the south side of Noyo Bay/Noyo Harbor inlet

Grover Hot Springs State Park, California

The centerpiece of the Grover Hot Springs State Park in the Sierra Mountains of California is the mineral hot springs,

Venice Beach, California Erwin Hotel

The Erwin Hotel is in the Heart of Venice Beach, California feet away from the Ocean, the famous Venice Sidewalk

Venice Beach, California Travel Tips

Venice Beach is a big tourist attraction for the Los Angeles and a local favorite since it’s a twenty minute

San Francisco, California: Baker Beach

At the northern tip of San Francisco’s Presidio, Baker Beach offers spectacular views from outside the Golden Gate. Beach wheelchairs are

Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, Southern California

The Big Morongo Canyon Preserve is a 31,000 acre preserve in the Little San Bernardino Mountains that protects one of

Sonoma Wine Country Travel Tips

Sonoma County lies in the North Coast Ranges of northwestern California, about an hour away from San Francisco. This part

Half Moon Bay, California Travel Guide

Off California’s Pacific Coast Highway in Northern California is the coastal city of Half Moon Bay in the Monterey Bay

Redwood Regional Park (EBRP), Oakland

The Reinhardt  Redwood Regional Park is an extraordinarily lovely park managed by East Bay Regional Parks (EBRP), located a few

The Yosemite Lodge, Yosemite Park

Yosemite Lodge is a great option for a wheelchair traveler if staying at Yosemite National Park. It is right across

Muir Woods National Monument, California

Strolling through Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, Northern California not far from San Francisco is a space where

Hammond Trail: Arcata-McKinleyville, California

The Hammond Trail is a popular hiking/biking/equestrian trail that winds past open fields, woods, and residential areas for more than

Murphys, Northern California Tips

  Murphys, California is a little town tucked in the gold rush country. This town is now more known for

Mendocino, California Attractions + Tips

Mendocino is a small town on the coast of Northern California where the jagged shoreline meets the lush forests filled

Eureka, California: Patrick’s Point State Park

Thirty miles north of Eureka, in the heart of the redwood country, Patrick’s Point State Park juts into the Pacific

Trees of Mystery, Northern California

Driving along scenic Highway 101, it’s a little startling to come upon the Trees of Mystery, a commercial roadside attraction

Beach Front Park in Crescent City, California

Beach Front Park in Crescent City, Calfironia comprises 10 city blocks of grassy sports fields, picnic areas with unobstructed views

Napa Valley Wine Country, California

Napa Valley Wine Country has made itself world famous in the wine industry and is made up of the towns

Santa Monica Beach City

Santa Monica Beach is one of my absolute favorite destinations in the greater Los Angeles area and one that the

Californa Beach House Rental

The waves crash against the rocks and the spray leaps to the sky. Each droplet of salty water glistens in

Mendocino Bed & Breakfast with a View

The Little River Inn is a quaint B&B located on the coast of Mendocino in Northern California. It is a

San Francisco Presidio

A U.S. Army post for nearly 150 years, San Francisco’s Presidio has been a national park since 1994 and a

Santa Cruz Mt. Train Ride + Trail

When you think of Santa Cruz, usually it’s followed by Beach Boardwalk and images of California’s coast and the Pacific

California Coast: Timber Cove Inn

Timber Cove Inn is a place you stay at to get-a-way and get lost in quiet tranquility. It sits along

Pasadena, California: Huntington Library, Gardens + Galleries

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in Pasadena, California is a private, non-profit institution established in 1919 by

Yosemite Half Dome Village Accommodations

Half Dome Village in Yosemite National Park has a few different accessible sleeping options and all use keys (not cards)

San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge Plaza + Overlooks

Everyone who visits San Francisco, California wants to see the Golden Gate Bridge, for the same reason that residents are

Petaluma River, California: Shollenberger Park Trail

Tucked inside an industrial park on the banks of the Petaluma River in California is Shollenberger Park, a wetland teeming

Santa Cruz, California: Ocean Hotel

Santa Cruz Beach is by far one of the most famous beaches in California, and as the Beach Boys sang

MacKerricher State Park, California Coast

Sprawling MacKerricher State Park, one of the more accessible parks in Mendocino County, has more than 2,000 acres of dunes,

Van Damme State Park, California Coast

Three miles south of Mendocino, 2,000-acre Van Damme State Park has a variety of habitats: marine, coastal bluff terraces, and

Point Cabrillo Light Station State Historic Park, California

Point Cabrillo Light Station State Historic Park sits on a headland that juts dramatically into the ocean on the coast

Doran Regional Park, Bodega Bay

Doran Regional Park in Bodega Bay is situated on a broad, sandy 120-acre spit that forms the northern border of

Mendocino Botanical Gardens, California Coast

The 47-acre Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, on a marine terrace two miles south of Fort Bragg, offers a pleasant opportunity

Bodega Bay Head Trail in California

Bodega Head in Bodega Bay forms the tip of a peninsula that extends south of the Bodega dunes and protects

California Sonoma Coast State Park Accessibility

Sonoma Coast State Park is not a single site but rather a collection of beaches, campgrounds, bluffs, crags, and headlands

Monterey, California Scenic Coastal Trail

The Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail is a link in the 1,200-mile Coastal Trail that is planned to run the length of

Calaveras Big Trees State Park, California

Calaveras Big Trees in the Sierra Mountains of California had been ordered to be preserved in 1904 by President Roosevelt, stating

Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial, California

The Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial in Martinez, California is one of America’s least visited historical sites, but it

Fort Ross State Historical Park, California

Fort Ross, the southernmost Russian outpost in North America, stands on a high ocean bluff, with a calm sheltered cove

Vista Trail, Bodega Bay California Coast

This small turnout along Highway 1 by Bodega Bay, known as the Vista Trail, is a great place to stop

Oakland, California: Temescal Regional Recreation Area

Tucked between the intersection of Highways 24 and 13 in Oakland, you’ll find Temescal Regional Recreation Area, one of East

Disneyland California Wheelchair Travel Tips

I remember the first time my mom and dad took us to Disneyland. I was five. I also remember my

Bodega Bay, California: Bird Walk Trail

Bird Walk in the Bodega Bay is a mile-long loop trail through a revitalized 14-acre saltwater marsh at the mouth

Bodega Bay, California Weekend Getaway

Located off Highway 1 about 45 minutes north of the San Francisco Airport is the quaint town of Bodega Bay.

Mendocino, California: Vegan B&B

While searching for hotels in Mendocino, the Stanford Inn caught my eye because of its organic gardens used in the

Wrights Beach Jenner, California

In Jenner, California, Wrights Beach, with its low bluffs isn’t as dramatic as the coastline farther north, but it is

Livermore, California Wine Country

The Livermore Wine Country is located about fifty minutes from San Francisco on the east side of the Bay Area.

Monterey, California Travel Guide

Monterey is one of the ocean cities along Monterey Bay, Northern California with a cool coastal vibe and an emphasis

San Francisco Zoo

Off the Great Highway in the southwestern part of San Francisco and right across from the ocean is the San

San Francisco Golden Gate Park Attractions

The San Francisco Golden Gate Park has a number of treasures to explore for travelers with access needs. The park

San Francisco: Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf + Ghirardelli Square

The famous Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf are the most popular tourist attractions in San Francisco, so prepare yourself for

San Francisco Embarcadero Attractions

San Francisco is known for impeccable culinary cuisine, so along the Embarcadero are fantastic restaurants, from the AT&T Park to

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is a great public transportation option for those traveling in the San Francisco or Berkeley

Filoli Gardens + Mansion, California

Thirty minutes from San Francisco in the South Bay in Woodside, CA is a historical piece of land known as

Oakland Coliseum Accessible Seating

The Oakland Coliseum is home to the four-time World Series Champions, the Oakland Athletics otherwise known as the A’s, and

Chabot Regional Park, East Bay, California

If you find yourself in East Bay near Castro Valley and looking to spend some outdoors then think about exploring

SF Bay Area Concert and Performance Venues

The San Francisco Bay Area has music venues all over and range from small eclectic ones to stadiums. This is

San Diego, California: Where to Eat + Drink

Ocean View Drinks + Dining Start your evening off at the Manchester Grand Hyatt (Top of the Hyatt) and if

Pleasanton, California Accessible Trails

Marilyn Murphy Kane Trail In Pleasanton, California, on the east side of the San Francisco Bay, is a park called

Farmer’s Daughter Hotel + Restaurant in L.A.

Literally across the street from the famous LA Farmer’s Market on Fairfax the boutique hotel the Farmer’s Daughter and its

Santa Monica, California: Ambrose Hotel

The Ambrose Hotel is located on 20th street in Santa Monica, California. That’s 20 blocks from the ocean! The hotel

South Lake Tahoe Places to Stay

One of the best and most luxurious places to stay in Lake Tahoe is the Landing Resort and Spa in

San Francisco, California: High Tea Time

San Francisco, California has a lot of wonderful unique tea houses, all with different blends, decor, and service. Samovar Tea

San Francisco Transportation + Getting Around

“If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair…” Well, that was the protocol

Monterey, California Seacliff State Beach

Seacliff State Beach stretches for nearly a mile along the northern end of Monterey Bay in the town of Aptos,

California Coast: Carmel River State Beach

Carmel River State Beach in the Monterey Bay Area of California offers fine views of Carmel and Point Lobos State

San Francisco, California: Hotel Emblem

Hotel  Emblem  is located in the Union Square district of Downtown San Francisco, a very popular area for shopping and

Stinson Beach, California Tips + Guide

Stinson Beach and its 3.5 miles of sandy oceanfront are very popular during summer. Part of the beach is maintained

Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, California

Within this 2,315-acre Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park, the largest on the northeast bay shore, you’ll find a variety of

Fort Humboldt, Northern California Coast

Fort Humboldt in Northern California is a remnant of a U.S. Army outpost established in 1853 to protect settlers from Native

Las Gallinas Wildlife Ponds in Marin County, California

Just north of the Marin County Civic Center, bordering McInnis Park on San Pablo Bay, four miles of hard-packed levee

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, California

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, 45 miles north of Eureka in the heart of redwood country, is a unit of

Alameda Creek Trail, East Bay Area, California

In the California Bay Area, a paved 12-mile trail along Alameda Creek from Niles Canyon to the bay attracts bicyclists,

Northern California Coast Attractions

The rocky shores of the Northern California Coast offer countless views to relax in nature. There are no flashing lights,

Pillar Point Harbor in the Bay Area, California

Approximately 25 miles south of San Francisco, in the small town of Princeton, Pillar Point Harbor is a home port

Berkeley, California Travel Tips

Berkeley is more liberal than its neighbor San Francisco across the bay that can be reached by ferry, BART, or

Yosemite Park, California: Ahwahnee Hotel Brunch

Whether it is a day trip or an overnight vacation to Yosemite, the only place to go to for Sunday

Arcata Marshland Trails, Northern California Coast

Arcata Marshland is 307 acres at the edge of Humboldt Bay and is an early and much-admired example of environmental

Santa Cruz, California San Lorenzo Park + River Trail

This small urban park on the San Lorenzo River in Santa Cruz has a duck pond, accessible playground, and large

Santa Cruz, California: Neary Lagoon Trail

Neary Lagoon peaceful freshwater marsh lies within a 44-acre park tucked between a wastewater treatment plant and a residential neighborhood

Carmel City Beach, Monterey California Guide

Carmel City Beach is a spectacular white-sand beach fronting the village of Carmel-by-the-Sea, known for hand-crafted cottages from its days

17-Mile Drive: Carmel, Monterey Bay, California

The 17-Mile Drive is a privately owned scenic drive that runs along the coast of the Monterey Peninsula, passing through

Monterey Bay, California: Elkhorn Slough

Elkhorn Slough is one of the best places in North America to see birds, and the best place for wheelchair

Asilomar State Beach, Monterey Bay, California

Known for its distinctive white sand, Asilomar State Beach, is located in the town of Pacific Grove in the Monterey

Monterey Bay Area Point Lobos Trails

  This rocky, forested headland in the Monterey Bay was named Point Lobos in the late 18th century, for the

San Francisco MOMA (Museum)

Tickets to the San Francisco, California Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) can be purchased outside the building on the sidewalk.

Santa Cruz, California: Lighthouse Field State Beach

A popular destination for surfers, bicyclists, and dog walkers, Lighthouse Field State Beach lies south of the Santa Cruz Beach

Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, California

Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, 821 acres in the redwoods and along the Big Sur River, is popular with families

Pfeiffer Beach in Big Sur, California

Pfeiffer Beach, while hard to find, is one of the most popular beach access points in Big Sur. On our

Hyatt at Fishermans’ Wharf in San Francisco

Price Category: Mid-Range www.fishermanswharf.hyatt.com 555 North Pointe St San Francisco, CA 94133 Direct Reservation Number: (415) 563-1234 Reservation Fax: (415)

Hungry in Santa Cruz, California

I found myself returning to Santa Cruz in January this time to celebrate a friend’s birthday. I stayed at the

Monterey Bay, CA: Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine

This 1,400-acre reserve protects wetlands and uplands for scientific research, public education, and visitor enjoyment. Five miles of steep trails

San Francisco Downtown Hotel

The San Francisco Four Seasons Hotel is a short stroll from the Powell BART Station and is a luxury hotel

San Diego, California Resort Hotel

The Bahia Resort Hotel is located on Mission Bay in San Diego, California a very popular and touristy part of

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