California

Destinations

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 adventure among its colorful, poetic landscapes between bites of fry

Fiscalini Ranch Preserve

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

San Simeon State Park

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

Garrapata State Park

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

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

Año Nuevo State Park in California

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

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 off the California coast near Mendocino is the Hendy Woods California State Park. This

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

Palo Alto, California Rental Home

Located in the San Francisco South Bay Area, this Palo Alto rental property can accommodate seven people at once, and

Mount 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

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

The LOGE at Mt. Shasta

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

Overview: Yosemite National Park

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

Russian River Glamping 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 + Wheelchair Access

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

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Martin Murphy Trail Access: Santa Clara County

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

Glaming @ AutoCamp

As a travel writer who loves the outdoors, glamping — “glamor camping” — has become one of my favorite ways

USA Botanical Gardens

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

Coyote Creek Parkway: Santa Clara County, CA

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

Sycamore Grove Park: Livermore, CA

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

West Point Inn Cabins on Mt. Tamalpais

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

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,

Sequoia + Kings Canyon National Park

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

Fort Funston Overlook and Trail Accessibility

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

Marin Headlands National Park 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

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

Sedona, Arizona: El Portal Hotel

The El Portal Hotel in Sedona, Arizona is a boutique, luxury property located right across from the artsy Tlaquepaque Village

Overview: San Francisco, CA Access 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 Northern California and has wheelchair

Murphys Suites Hotel

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

Hampton Inn Hotel Truckee

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

Southern California: The Salton Sea

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

Sacramento Amtrak Train in California

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, CA Accessible Travel 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 beach town of Santa Cruz, California is located just above Monterey and below San Francisco. Santa Cruz is a

Historic Hotel La Rose in Downtown Santa Rosa, CA

Hotel La Rose is in the heart of Downtown Santa Rosa and has been open since 1907. The building itself

Los Angeles, CA: Downtown Sheraton Hotel

[Show slideshow] The Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles, California is conveniently located near shopping and restaurants of all kinds as

Point Reyes Seashore National Park

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 in 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, CA

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

Accessible Cabana Pool at the Francis Coppola Winery in California

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

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve Wheelchair Hiking

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

Jedediah Smith Redwoods CA State Park

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

John Muir National Historical Site

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

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

Hyatt House in El Segundo near Manhattan Beach, CA

El Segundo Hyatt House just about 10 minutes from Manhattan Beach.  The hotel is located in the back of a

A Stop at Old Town in Sacramento, CA

In many cities the “Old Town” section isn’t very wheelchair friendly. The old buildings and sidewalks make navigation frustrating however

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,

Access Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

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

Wheelchair Hiking at Van Damme State Park, CA

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

Accessible African Safari in Northern California

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

SF Fort Mason and the Great Meadow

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

Monarch Grove Sanctuary in the Monterey Bay Area

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 State Beach, Conference Grounds and Sand Dune

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

Natural Bridges State Park in Santa Cruz, CA

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: Westin Downtown Hotel

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

Inn at Churon Winery in Temecula, California

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

Fly a Glider Plane with Hand-Controls

Along the San Gabriel Mountains in the Mojave Desert of Southern California has nearly perfect conditions for flying a glider

Accessible Hot Air Balloon Ride in Southern CA

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, CA

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

Langham Resort in Pasadena, California

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

Temecula Southern California Wine Country

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

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, CA, which is about 3 hours east of San Francisco,

Anza-Borrego Desert in Southern California

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

Crissy Field and Fort Point in San Francisco

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

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

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

CA Coast: Malibu Travel Tips on Attractions

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

California, Pasadena Westin Hotel

The Westin Hotel is located in Old Town Pasadena about a block away from Colorado Boulevard where you can find a

Sheraton Hotel in Old Pasadena, California

The Sheraton Hotel is right by Old Town Pasadena and not far from restaurants, shops and the 110 Freeway. The

Santa Barbara, CA Travel Guide for Wheelchair Users

Santa Barbara is considered to be a part of California’s Central Coast and is not only a beach town but

Access the L.A. County Metro Rail System by Wheelchair

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

The Landing Resort in Lake Tahoe, CA

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: Accessible 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 Public Transportation

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

SF Wheelchair Accessible Taxis Problems

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

Bodega Bay Lodge & Spa is a Great B&B with a Bay View

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

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 from 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

Redwood Hiking Trails in Northern California

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

California State Park: Samual P. Taylor

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

Bothin Marsh & Sausalito-Mill Valley Path in NorCal

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

The Movie Colony Hotel in Palm Springs, California

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

California Coast: Pomo Bluffs in Fort Bragg

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

CA State Park: Grover Hot Springs, Sierras

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

Erwin Hotel at Venice Beach, CA

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

California Coast: Venice Beach Travel Tips

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

Big Morongo Canyon Preserve in 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 Accessible Travel Tips

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

CA, Half Moon Bay: Access Travel Guide

Off California’s Pacific Coast Highway in Northern California is the coastal city Half Moon Bay. Main Street Half Moon Bay’s

Oakland, California: Redwood Regional Park

The Redwood Regional Park is an extraordinarily lovely park, located a few miles over the ridge from downtown Oakland, has several

The Yosemite Lodge in YNP

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

Muir Woods National Monument

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

Hammond Trail Access: Arcata-McKinleyville, CA

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

Stay in Charming Murphys in Northern California

Well I came upon a gem for a great stay in an accessible cozy inn.  It is called The Victoria

California Coast: Mendocino Access Tips

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

Eureka, CA: Patrick’s Point State Park Access

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

Access @ Trees of Mystery in Northern California

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

Crescent City, CA: Beach Front Park Access

Beach Front Park comprises 10 city blocks of grassy sports fields, picnic areas with unobstructed views of the harbor, a

Visit the Napa Valley Wine Country in California

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

Santa Monica Beach City Access

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

My Stay at an Accessible CA Beach House

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

Accessible B&B in Mendocino with a View

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

The Presidio in San Francisco

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 and Accessible Trail

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

Timber Cove Inn on the Northern CA Coast

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

Pasadena, CA: Huntington Gardens and Art Galleries

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

YNP: Half Dome Village Accommodations

Curry Village has a few different accessible sleeping options and all use keys (not cards) to open the doors and

Shollenberger Park Trail by the Petaluma River in CA

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

Exclusive Accessible CA Wine Country Tour

Coastal fog in Northern California draws a cooler climate and allows forests to thrive, something inherently different than its southern

Dream Inn with Ocean View in Santa Cruz, CA

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

California Coast: MacKerricher State Park

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

California Coast: Van Damme State Park

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 in CA

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

Access @ Doran Regional Park in Bodega Bay

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

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens on the CA Coast

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

California, Bodega Bay Head Trail Access

Bodega Head forms the tip of a peninsula that extends south of the Bodega dunes and protects Bodega Harbor from

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, CA: Scenic Coastal Trail Access

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

Share Adventures in Santa Cruz

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

Calaveras Big Trees in the Sierras Mountains of CA

Calaveras Big Tress had been ordered to be preserved in 1904 by President Roosevelt, stating this area was “not only

Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial

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

California Coast: Fort Ross State Historical Park

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

California Coast: Vista Trail Access

This small turnout along Highway One, known as the Vista Trail, is a great place to stop for a picnic

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

Access at Disneyland in California

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

CA, Bodega Bay: Bird Walk Trail

Bird Walk is a mile-long loop trail through a revitalized 14-acre saltwater marsh at the mouth of Cheney Creek, where

CA, Bodega Bay Weekend Get-A-Way

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

Vegan B&B in Mendocino, CA is Wheelchair Accessible

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

CA Coast, Jenner: Wrights Beach Access

Wrights Beach with its low bluffs isn’t as dramatic as the coastline farther north, but it is pretty. A campground

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, CA Wheelchair Access Travel Guide

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

Access at the San Francisco Zoo

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

SF 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 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

CA, SF South Bay: Filoli Gardens Accessibility

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

Oakland: Disabled Seating at the Coliseum

  The Oakland Coliseum is home to the four time World Series Champions, the Oakland Athletics otherwise known as the

CA, SF East Bay: Chabot Regional Park

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

Where to Eat and Drink in San Diego, California

[box]TRAVEL TIPS: San Diego Wheelchair Accessible Attractions and More Food Options…[/box] Ocean View Drinks and Dining Start your evening off at

Pleasanton, California: Wheelchair 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 and TART 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

Ambrose Hotel in Santa Monica, California

I found the Ambrose Hotel on 20th street in Santa Monica, CA. That’s 20 blocks from the ocean! The hotel was

Wheelchair Accessible Places to Stay in South Lake Tahoe

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

Serving High Tea in San Francisco, California

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

CA, Monterey: Seacliff State Beach Access

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

Hotel Emblem in San Francisco, California

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

California Coast: Stinson Beach Access

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

CA: Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park

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

California Coast: Fort Humboldt

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

CA, Marin County: Las Gallinas Wildlife Ponds

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

CA State Park: Prairie Creek Redwoods

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

CA, SF Bay Area: Alameda Creek Trail Access

In the California Bay Area, is 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,

CA, Bay Area: Pillar Point Harbor Accessible Trail

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

Majestic Hotel Brunch in YNP

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

California Coast: Arcata Marshland Trails Access

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

CA, SF East Bay: 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

Neary Lagoon Trail in Santa Cruz, California

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

Train Travel: Oakland, CA to Seattle, WA

Amtrak’s Coast Starlight Train travels up the west coast from San Diego, California to Seattle, Washington with many stops along the

CA, Monterey Bay: Carmel City Beach

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 in Carmel on the Monterey Peninsula

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

CA, Monterey Bay Area: Elkhorn Slough

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

CA, Monterey Bay Area: Asilomar State Beach

Known for its distinctive white sand, Asilomar State Beach, in Pacific Grove, is about a mile long, with Sunset Drive

CA, Monterey Bay Area: Point Lobos Trails

  This rocky, forested headland was named Point Lobos in the late 18th century, for the sea lions (lobos marinos,

The MOMA in San Francisco

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

Santa Cruz, CA: Lighthouse Field State Beach

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

California, Oxnard: Beach Park Accessibility

Access to the outdoors becomes a tremendous challenge when one is faced with physical challenges that make it difficult to

CA Coast: Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Accessibility

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

CA Coast: Pfeiffer Beach at Big Sur Access

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)

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

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

CA, Monterey Bay: 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

Four Seasons Hotel, Downtown San Francisco

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

Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego, CA

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

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