The best things to do in Sonora, California

The best things to do in Sonora, California

Driving through rural California, you’ve got your pick of sweet little towns like Sonora. You can breeze by, or maybe do a quick pitt stop, but wouldn’t it be more fun to stay a few nights and get a feel for the place? There are plenty of things to do in...
Experience Castle Lake Trail’s epic views

Experience Castle Lake Trail’s epic views

Mt Shasta, in Northern California, is a draw card and stopping point for the majority of road trippers as they make their way up to Oregon or down to Redding on the way to San Francisco. Suffice to say that it can be crowded at the best of times. But what if I told...
Things to do in Redding, California

Things to do in Redding, California

The Northern California city of Redding is on the doorstep of Mount Shasta, and surrounded by beautiful landscapes, waterways and historic buildings. There’s no shortage of things to do in Redding. And yet, before we started planning our honeymoon road trip...
Travel back in time on a Jamestown train ride

Travel back in time on a Jamestown train ride

The California gold rush town of Jamestown is easy to get to from San Francisco for a weekend getaway, with the added gift of being entertaining for adults and kids. Start with a Jamestown train ride, then head over to neighbouring Sonora for a taste of small town...
Best time to visit Burney Falls, California

Best time to visit Burney Falls, California

You need to visit Burney Falls, California for so many different reasons that will appeal to almost everyone who is looking for a weekend getaway or a stop on a road trip in the state’s north. The problem with this fact, is that everyone is trying to get to the...