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The Ultimate Road Trip Guide to Joshua Tree

If you’re not feeing the redwoods and are more in the mood for desert, there’s no better place to go than Joshua Tree National Park. It might be a full eight and a half hour drive south of San Francisco — or an hour and a half by plane — but believe us when we say that the hikes, bouldering, and night views are worth it. Here’s what to do in and around this arid oasis.

The Ultimate Road Trip Guide to Humboldt County

Peek behind the “redwood curtain” on a road trip to California’s wild north west, where the rest of the world simply drops away.

The Best Camping Spots on the Northern California Coast

With mild temperatures, lesser crowds, and year-round open campgrounds, winter can be an ideal time to go camping along the California coast.

The Best Hikes on the Northern California Coast

Whether you're interested in a casual walk along bluffs above crashing surf or a longer excursion into the coastal mountains high above the Pacific, hundreds of miles of serene coastal trails await on the California coastline.

Explore All of NorCal's Redwood Forests on this Epic Road Trip

Redwoods are one of the greatest treasures California has to its name. If you’re looking to explore the redwood forests in Northern California, we’ve got just the road trip you need. 

You Can Now Fly SFO to Iceland for Only $99

Already thinking about your summer plans? Icelandic discount airline WOW Air just announced Tuesday that it will begin flights from SFO and LAX to Iceland for just $99 a way! Iceland, here you come! 

The Perfect Itinerary for Sequoia + Kings Canyon National Parks

California is fortunate to be home to nine national parks (yes, nine!), more than any other state. With such a plethora of natural and national treasures, it may not come as a surprise that two of the state's most spectacular parks, Sequoia and Kings Canyon, are often overlooked.

Bay Area Waterfalls Return to Their Former Glory Thanks to El Niño

All this rain has done more than hit Tahoe with tons of snows, El Niño is also reviving hundreds of waterfalls across the Bay Area. Re-discover their majestic beauty. 

5 Great Snowshoe Tours + Treks to Try in Tahoe

Tahoe snowshoe tours

Tahoe is a veritable winter wonderland right now with 4 to 7 feet of fresh snow! To keep from falling up to your waist in the cold powder, strap on a pair of snowshoes. These five snowshoe tours have everything from twilight treks, to star gazing, to feeding little birds from the palm of your hand.

Oakland Makes New York Times' List of Places to Go in 2016

Thursday morning the New York Times released its annual list of "The 52 Places to Go in 2016," ranking the East Bay at number 39 (out of the whole world). 

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