6 weekend road trips from San Francisco to avoid crowds

6 weekend getaways from San Francisco to avoid the big tourist crowds.

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Four geothermal pools you have to experience in Iceland

Marinating in a geothermal pool steaming with sulfur water from deep within the earth is a quintessential Icelandic experience. Sure you could spend a small fortune at the Blue Lagoon along with everyone else who ever goes to Iceland and look no further, or you can do as the Vikings did for a very long…

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Three reasons to visit Havasupai Falls

Three reasons Havasupai Falls should be on your USA bucket list!

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Weekend getaway from San Francisco – Stinson Beach

Take a break from life and head over to Stinson beach, just 25 miles north of San Francisco.

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get closer to nature at mount lassen volcanic park, ca

Lush forests, sparkling lakes, snow capped peaks, quiet camping respites, boiling geysers, active volcanoes, Mount Lassen National Park has it all! Fortunately, Mount Lassen is still relatively less popular than the far more popular Yosemite and Big Sur getaways, so we found it to be a perfect escape for July 4th weekend this year. Just…

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july 4th PSA: don’t jump on a plane

This July 4th weekend I had four consecutive┬ádays off and I immediately started racking my brain for places I could fly to. I was recently in Maui for less time than that so why not, I thought?! Puerto Rico and Seattle floated to the top of the list for a quick getaway. Then my husband…

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