Bufano Peace Statue Monument: The Expanding Universe at Timber Cove

Located behind the Timber Cover Resort, along the rugged Sonoma County coast of California, stands a statue that seemingly looks out of place. Despite its contrasting appearance to the coastal landscape, the story behind this artistic masterpiece, known as The Expanding… Read More

Fort Ross: a multicultural historic landmark along the Pacific Coast

About two hours north of San Francisco, along the coast of California, sits one of California’s Historic State Parks – Fort Ross. Given the name Krepostʹ Ross, this fort brought many firsts to Alta California, such as the first windmill, glass… Read More

Point Arena Lighthouse: the tallest lighthouse on the Pacific Coast

Positioned on a narrow peninsula of land along the Mendocino Coast, is the Pacific’s tallest lighthouse – the Point Arena Lighthouse. At 115 feet in height, this lighthouse provides priceless views of California’s northern coast and an opportunity for visitors to… Read More

Bear Valley Visitor Center: start your Point Reyes National Seashore journey here

The 71,000 acre National Seashore has three visitor’s centers to help educate and guide the 2.5 million annual visitors. However, it’s the Bear Valley Visitor Center that’s considered the park’s headquarters and is my suggestion for the best place to start… Read More

Point Reyes Shipwreck: Divert your plans to the Inverness shipwreck

It’s in this awestruck bewilderment, that sites like the Point Reyes Shipwreck can easily be overlooked or even unknown to visitors. Shipwrecks Point Reyes has a long and horrifying history of shipwrecks. Until the late 19th century, the Point Reyes Headlands… Read More

Victorian Village: the historical elegance and charm of Ferndale

Ferndale, where both charm and elegance resides, is a hidden treasure of California and one of the state’s most preserved villages. Finding Ferndale Getting to Ferndale requires a bit of patience. From Highway 101, take the Fernbridge/Ferndale exit. Immediately, turn onto… Read More