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San Francisco Bay AreaJune 17, 2024

Visiting Alcatraz

Alcatraz is one of California’s most popular tourist attractions. Located on a rocky island in the San Francisco Bay, its dramatic location is iconic. The […]

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Sacramento AreaJune 1, 2024

Top Things to Do in Folsom, CA

There’s definitely not a lack of things to do in my hometown of Folsom, CA. This Gold Rush town has a rich history, beautiful and […]

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San Francisco Bay AreaFebruary 10, 2024

San Francisco Neighborhoods

Ah, San Francisco. A relatively small city (only 7 square miles!), but with a huge personality.   It’s one of the most culturally diverse cities in […]

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Gold CountryJanuary 8, 2023

A 1-Day Trip to Calaveras Big Trees State Park North Grove Trail – Arnold

 Learn character from trees, values from roots, and change from leaves. Tasneem Hameed Note:  Check updated information on COVID-19 restrictions, weather updates on their website. […]

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Sacramento AreaJanuary 8, 2023

Best Coffee in Folsom

Friends don’t let friends do Starbucks. Yeah, I said it. I get it. Starbucks can be convenient. There’s one on. practically every corner, including inside […]

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San Francisco Bay AreaOctober 17, 2022

{A Hike} Point Bonita Lighthouse

Point Bonita Lighthouse Trail 1.0 mile, easy. Approximately 1 hour. Point Bonita Lighthouse is located in Sausalito at the Marin Headlands. The lighthouse at this […]

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San Francisco Bay AreaOctober 17, 2022

{A Hike} Tennessee Valley Trail

The Old Spring, Miwok, Wolf Ridge, Coastal, and Tennessee Valley Loop 4,8 miles, moderate. Approximately 2-3 hours 20 minutes away from San Francisco is the […]

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San Francisco Bay AreaOctober 17, 2022

{A Hike} Dipsea & Steep Ravine Trail

The Details: The Steep Ravine to Dipsea and Old Mine Trail Loop 5 miles, moderate. Approximately 2 hours-2.5 hours If you are looking for a […]

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Gold CountryJuly 1, 2022

A Cozy Bookstore: Books On Main in Murphys

If you haven’t spent time in Books On Main in Murphys, you’re missing out. The independent bookstore is a serious treat for any book lover. […]

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San Francisco Bay AreaMay 21, 2022

Your Guide to San Francisco’s North Beach

North Beach is one of my favorite San Francisco neighborhoods to explore. It is lively and energetic and has amazingly delicious food. There’s no better […]

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Central CoastNovember 30, 2021

A Weekend In Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is the quintessential beach town. It’s vibe is laid-back, quirky and diverse. Whether you’re there exploring with your family, on a romantic get-away, […]

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