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The stunning Yosemite Valley

Head to California and read about October in Yosemite or just One Day in Yosemite if that is all the time you have. Yosemite can be visited on a long day trip from San Francisco.

San Francisco is not far from California wine country and fantastic places like Livermore as well as the gorgeous Solage Spa.

They’re all in my California travel blog posts

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Solage Spa in the Napa Valley of California

13 Lakes in Southern California (2022) You Should Visit

California is a fantastic state for holidays, even if you prefer not to visit the major cities. In fact, lakes in Southern California are a popular option – there are about 3000 of them. Some are naturally-formed, others man-made. Some are classified as lakes, while others are referred to as reservoirs.   Whichever the case, …

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27 Best Weekend Trips From San Francisco (2022) for a Terrific Getaway

San Francisco is a great city in its own right, with plenty of splendor on offer. But, what truly makes this place special is the number of attractions within a couple of hours from The Golden City. Whether you go up north, east, west, or down south from the city, you’re bound to find something …

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32 Best Places To Visit in Bay Area (2022) You’ll Love

Reaching across America’s West Coast, San Francisco’s Bay Area provides stunning views and top-tier cuisine from various vibrant cultures to tantalise your tastebuds. The city of San Francisco is home to quite a few famous landmarks and popular tourist attractions such as the Golden Gate Bridge. San Francisco’s Bay Area is simply bursting with adventures, …

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31 Famous California Landmarks (2022): How Many Have You Seen?

California is a massive state filled with many important landmarks. There are too many to name, but this list of California landmarks contains the best of them. From breathtaking natural sites to modern marvels and historic gems, there’s something everyone will appreciate. The coast of California hugs the breathtaking Pacific Ocean while the interior is …

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15 Best Northern California Hot Springs (2022) You Can’t Miss

Northern California, or NorCal as it’s affectionately known, is full of attractions as well as natural splendours that attract hordes of visitors yearly. This includes the majestic Yosemite National Park, scenic mountains, magnificent beaches, and rejuvenating hot springs. There are free natural hot springs scattered throughout NorCal, as well as others found in wellness retreats. …

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15 Sensational Sunsets in California: Where You Need to Go to Watch the Sun Go Down

California is a mesmerising state on the USA’s west coast. It’s well known for its sunny weather, incredible wine, and spectacular national parks such as Yosemite. However, California also boasts panoramic sunsets. With fabulous beaches, hip rooftop bars, and countless hills and mountains, and endless road trip opportunities, there are plenty of spots to watch …

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Yosemite in October: 16 Best Things to do

Visiting Yosemite in October is a truly special experience. Most of the key attractions within Yosemite National Park are still open but traffic and tourists are at considerably lower numbers. Best of all, Yosemite National Park is full of deciduous trees that break into glorious blazes of colourful leaves in the autumn. October in Yosemite …

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Yosemite in One Day: What You Must See and Can’t Miss

Is Yosemite in one day enough time? Well, no it would be better to have more time. However, it is possible to have an outstanding one day trip to Yosemite. Although yosemite Park covers over 3,000 square kilometres most visitors spend the majority of their time in the six-mile radius that is the Yosemite Valley. …

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Best Spots for Livermore Wine Tasting (2022) – from Trolley to Winery to Bar

It appears that the Napa Valley got all the best marketers in California. Livermore is about the same distance south-east of San Francisco that Napa is north-east but seems to get very little press. Which is quite shocking considering how extremely good their wines are. Livermore is an older wine region than both Napa and …

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