Road Trip

Most Unique Things to do Gold Country

California’s gold country, just east of Sacramento stretching across El Dorado, Amador, Tuolumne and Calaveras counties, is always an adventure. And I’m not just saying that because it snowed several inches this past visit (which I completely did NOT expect!). We aren’t in Los Angeles, that’s for sure! I don’t…

We can’t get enough of Mexico’s wine country, Valle De Guadalupe. As our readers know, it’s become an annual tradition for me and my husband to visit each January to celebrate our anniversary. Inside a new wine bar/restaurant called Bodegas. That wine wall is insane! I felt so tempted to…

There’s gold in them hills! The discovery of gold nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in early 1848 sparked the California gold rush, arguably one of the most significant events to shape American history. Downtown Nevada City, one of the cute little towns in California’s Gold Country The gold rush sparked one of the U.S.’s…

An ancient Egyptian city buried in California? Yes, you read that right. We recently took a 6-day journey through California’s central coast. While researching unique and quirky places along the way (as well as bakeries… you know my priorities!), I came across a hidden gem known locally as “The City of the Pharaoh”…