Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is the largest Alpine Lake in North America, straddles two states and has 300 days of sunshine a year.  We had to go explore this outdoor wonderland, so from Pacifica we drove to Lake Tahoe, it’s amazing to see the change in scenery from bustling San Francisco with cool temperatures to small towns … More Lake Tahoe

Windsor, California

We enjoyed a family get together in Windsor, it was nice to spend time together exploring the region.  We spent one day in San Francisco, picked up some food from Chinatown (really crowded but delicious cheap Chinese food) and hung out in Presidio and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.   We drove along the … More Windsor, California

Mendocino Coast

We made a short stop in Willits, CA to see the Mendocino Coast. The coast was beautiful, but it was cool and breezy so we didn’t explore the area as much as we wanted to.  The weather on the coast QUICKLY transitioned from 70’s and partly cloudy to low 60’s and foggy!    Mendocino Coast … More Mendocino Coast

Avenue of the Giants

One of our first stops from Klamath to Avenue of the Giants was the cute seaside city of Trinidad.  This city is the gateway to the California Coastal National Monument. We were unexpectedly surprised with how beautiful Trinidad Harbor is.   I would love to stay here next time and explore this area more! We stayed in … More Avenue of the Giants