Tag: California coast

7 Best Beaches In The San Francisco Bay Area

Moody weather, summer fog, large waves, rugged coast, fascinating views, resting seals. Welcome to the beaches of the San Francisco Bay Area! Even though swimming is out of the question not just because of the cold water temperatures, but also because of dangerous currents, we adore these beaches. We remember many quiet walks in the…
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10 Best Coastal Hikes In California

We’ve written a lot about great hiking trails in California. But even though we have some posts about specific coastal parks or hikes, we’ve never written a thorough guide to hiking on the California coast. Well, it’s better to do it late than never – here it comes: the best coastal hikes we’ve found in…
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Hiking At Point Reyes National Seashore, California

We’ve already shared tons of our favorite hikes with you from all the different parts of California. But there’s one park we’ve never talked about, in spite of it being one of our favorites. It’s not a national park, not even a state park or preserve. It’s called Point Reyes National Seashore. And it offers…
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Whale Watching In Monterey Bay, California

California coast is incredibly amazing not only because of its wild coastline and ocean vistas, but also because of its rich marine life. It’s especially true about Monterey Bay in Central California. The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is the largest US marine sanctuary with a shoreline length of 276 miles (444 km) from just north…
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Roadtrippin’ Big Sur, California

We’ve already told a lot about California State Route 1 (Highway 1, Pacific Coast Highway or whatever you’d like to call it) and why we are so in love with its breathtaking ocean views and wildlife watching opportunities. Now we want to highlight our favorite part of this long highway and share our 1 day…
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Best Scenic Drives In California

We usually think of driving as just getting from one place to another, hopefully fast and smooth. There’s periods in the long hours of driving when the scenery is interesting and beautiful, but most of the times it’s just the never ending road. California was the first place which surprised us with such scenic drives…
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Why Should You Visit San Diego?

San Diego is not the typical American city everyone has on their list. But it’s one that’ll surprise you with its diversity and beauty – and its amazing beaches! We’ve never really planned visiting San Diego until we moved to California. But once we lived so close to it, why miss it? We expected a…
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15 Reasons To Fall In Love With San Francisco

The first city we’ve been to in the US and the one we are most attached to. We lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for a year, so we had the opportunity to explore the city in summer and winter, rain and sun, day and night. Why do we love it so much? 1.…
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