Category Archives: California

California’s best diners, hotels, scenic drives, roadside attractions and more.

Discover the rich history of California at the Mission San Juan Capistrano

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Forget Hollywood and head south for some old-world California culture with a visit to the beautiful and moving Mission San Juan Capistrano…

Why does one of America’s most famous bridges have a giant bend in it?

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Learn how San Diego’s famed Coronado Bridge ended up with its completely unique bend…

Ride the rails in 2017 on California’s 10 best train excursions

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These 10 California train adventures give you views you just can’t get from a road trip in the car…

These 8 Route 66 gas stations epitomize the Mother Road

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Nothing captures the essence of Route 66 quite like an old filling station. These are some of our favorite old gas stations along America’s famed Route 66…

Rent a VW bus and make your oceanside road trip unforgettable

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A scenic road trip along the ocean is nice. A scenic road trip along the ocean in a vintage VW bus is way better. These two companies will help you do it.

4 times when Big Sur and the Pacific Coast Highway blew us away

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For most travelers, the Pacific Coast Highway is the Holy Grail of road trips. Here are 4 times it’s stretch through Big Sur lived up to the hype for us…

Bixby Bridge: Our favorite Pacific Coast Highway crossing

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Bixby Bridge, one of America’s most incredible bridges, never ceases to amaze…

Step into the rowdy days of Old Sacramento at Fanny Ann’s Saloon

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Only one Sacramento saloon brings the rowdiness of an 1800s steamboat ashore for an unforgettable place to grab a burger and a beer. See how Fanny Ann’s takes awesome to a whole new level…

All aboard at the California State Railroad Museum

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Grab your conductor’s cap and train whistle as we tour one of the most remarkable railroad museums in the country: the California State Railroad Museum…

Grab your gold pick and walk the boardwalks of Old Sacramento

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With 53 historic 1800s era buildings packed into 28 acres, Old Sacramento feels like you’ve walked right back into the Gold Rush…