The first thing I learned on this trip? Planning a road trip is one thing, sticking to that plan is a whole other ball game. To see what I'm talking about all you have to do is compare my original trip map with what ended up happening. Looking back I wouldn't change anything! This trip … Continue reading My Great American Road Trip (kind of)
California The first leg of my road trip to Indiana involved me going in the "wrong" direction up the West Coast of the United States. I figured if I was about to drive thousands of miles I might as well take a little extra time to drive up my favorite coast! I had a … Continue reading West Coast Best Coast: Leg One of My Great American Road Trip
Well it's been a minute since my last big adventure and I am so excited to get started on this next one! Today is the first stop of my 20-day road trip across half of the United States! My trip started this afternoon in Ventura and I made my way up the 101 along the … Continue reading Follow Along on my “Great American Road Trip (kind of)”
Every second Tuesday of the month is Free Museum Day at the Los Angeles County Museum of Modern Art which I took advantage of for the first time this week! Fair warning, if you plan to take advantage of this great deal be prepared for crowds! All of the designated LACMA parking lots were full … Continue reading Being a Tourist in My Own City: LACMA Free Museum Day
Day One: Before heading to the venue we stopped at Sloan's Restaurant in Indio for brunch at the recommendation of a friend. This place was a great breakfast food with a total mom and pop vibe. If you're in Indio for breakfast I would recommend checking it out! After brunch we headed over to Stagecoach! … Continue reading Stagecoach 2017: Three Days in the California Desert
Last week I was on Spring Break and I was lucky enough to have a day free from responsibilities so I decided to play "tourist" in my own home! I started my day at the Getty Villa in Malibu. I normally visit the Getty Center in Los Angeles so this was a nice change of … Continue reading Being a Tourist in my Own City: Getty Villa and Venice Boardwalk
Disneyland is currently running a special for Southern California residents, $189 for a three-day park hopper ticket. The special is running until May 25, 2017 and is a great deal! Day One: Disneyland!!!We spent our first day at Disneyland, knowing we had three days we were able to take our time and have a much … Continue reading President’s Day Weekend at the “Happiest Place on Earth!”
Today was our last full day in San Fran!! We leave early tomorrow morning! We started our day off by enjoying the view from the top of our apartment building!! Then we headed over to Chinatown for lunch! We had Dim Sum and were pretty much confused by what we were eating the entire time … Continue reading San Francisco: Day 3!!
Started our day off by heading over to the Golden Gate Bridge only to have our perfect photo op thwarted by clouds blocking our view! Still beautiful to look out onto the bay and to see the city in the background though!! After the bridge we headed over to Golden State Park where we spent … Continue reading San Francisco: Day 2!!
Made it to San Fran in one piece! Had a pretty laid back night walking around the city and just taking it all in! Tomorrow starts the sight-seeing bucket list! Coolest part of the afternoon? Discovering the incredible view at the top of my cousin's apartment building! Definitely going to spend more time up there!! … Continue reading San Francisco: Day 1!