California trips

I live in Southern California, and there are many different places to explore since the beach, desert, wine country, and mountains are all just a short drive or flight away.


San Diego County

Say goodbye to the Kimpton Hotel La Jolla – February 2016

Kimpton Solamar – celebrating my birthday (June 2016)


Orange County

Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel – Timmy’s 5th birthday (Feb 2016)

Great Wolf Lodge


Los Angeles County

Kimpton Hotel Wilshire


The Desert

Worldmark by Wyndham Indio


Central California

Kimpton Canary Hotel in Santa Barbara – Anna’s birthday & Mother’s Day weekend (May 2016)

Hilton Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach


San Francisco & Bay Area

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake – 3rd time is the charm (Apr 2016)

Kimpton Hotel Buchanan (formerly Hotel Tomo) – Last stay before new look (Jun 2015)