The only lakeside resort in the Yosemite area, The Pines Resort is located right on beautiful Bass Lake, just 18 miles from the park’s South Gate entrance. It’s also roughly 4 hours from both San Francisco and Los Angeles. Yosemite National Park has long been on my USA bucket list, and I was thrilled to have the Pines as a base from which to explore it.
So you want to dress up and have a movie set straight out of Westworld all to yourself? Yeah, me too. That’s how I ended up in Pioneertown, California in the early morning hours, frolicking around in an orange dress. Read on for details and photos of this authentic Wild West movie set turned tourist attraction near Joshua Tree National Park.
Headed to Big Bear Lake, California? Looking for accommodation? Do I have a cozy Airbnb for you. And I don’t mean cozy in the typical real estate sense, where it’s used as a flattering word to describe a small space. The cabin I’m about to share with you is very spacious, but everything about it just makes you feel…well, cozy. And very much at home.
So you’re considering visiting Banff National Park in May? I’m here to tell you the things that I wish I’d known before visiting this Canadian bucket list item- namely that the picture I had in my head of turquoise lakes and boat rides was totally unrealistic! Don’t let this completely deter you, however- as Banff is pretty darn magical any time of year. Bring clothes for all seasons (you’ll be hot one day and freezing the next), get your camera ready, and consult this list of dos and don’ts ahead of time…it’ll help you plan accordingly!
I took my mom to South Yarmouth, Cape Cod for a mother-daughter weekend getaway and stayed in a beautiful Airbnb that has been dubbed the “Cape So Hard” house. The home is a traditional Cape-style and has been transformed it into a space where modern meets comfort, complete with the nautical trimmings and blue and white color palette that you would expect from a coastal vacation home.
Summer has ended and your tan has surely faded, but some may say that the best season of the year is now upon us. Fall is here, so make the most of it and consider visiting one of these five amazing destinations.