35 Best California Travel Blogs and Websites

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California Travel Blogs

Here are 35 Best California Travel Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. California Through My Lens

California Through My Lens California, US
My name is Josh, and for the last 10 years, I have been exploring as much of California as I possibly can. This site is a collection of those adventures to encourage you to get out and explore California for yourself.
Also in California Lifestyle Blogs
20.9K 6.9K 2 posts / month Get Email Contact

2. La Jolla Mom Blog

La Jolla Mom Blog La Jolla, California, US
I'm Katie. I write La Jolla Mom. La Jolla Mom shares the best tips for San Diego vacation planning, luxury hotel perks, travel worldwide, theme park ticket discounts, & much more. I recap our trips and favorite places around the globe. I also talk about our favorite airlines, airport lounges, and gear. My information will help you plan and spend less on traveling.
Also in Luxury Travel Blogs, California Mom Blogs, Traveling Mom Blogs
23.8K 98.4K 68.6K 3 posts / month Get Email Contact

3. San Diego Travel Blog

San Diego Travel Blog San Diego, California, US
Your insider guide to San Diego. Follow us for inspiration on activities, attractions, and exclusive deals throughout San Diego County.
491K 165.2K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

4. Monterey Blog

Monterey Blog Monterey, California, US
Plan your vacation in Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, Pacific Grove, or Pebble Beach. Find Monterey hotels, things to do, restaurants, beaches and trip ideas.
156.4K 21.3K 1 post / day Get Email Contact

5. Trips With Tykes

Trips With Tykes San Francisco, California, US
Trips With Tykes is a family travel blog devoted to simplifying the logistics of traveling with young kids. With a little knowledge of airline rules & good planning, family travel can be really fun, even if it still involves the occasional in-flight tantrum or battle with TSA over your toddler's juice box.
Also in Family Travel Blogs, San Francisco Mom Blogs
2.6K 18.9K 5.3K 1 post / month Get Email Contact

6. Whimsy Soul

Whimsy Soul San Francisco, California, US
Life is short and we believe life is better when you fill it with whimsy. At Whimsy Soul, you can find anything from detailed weekend guides to help you take that last minute road trip, curated style items for all shapes and sizes, easy beauty hacks that make a big difference, even the occasional wine or Netflix recommendation.
2.1K 3.2K 95.8K 1 post / day Get Email Contact

7. The Atlas Heart

The Atlas Heart Berkeley, California, US
Mimi created this space to share local insight, practical travel tips, and everything you need to explore the best of the Golden State. Mimi is an avid traveler, entrepreneur, Californian, and lover of puns, road trips, live music, and sunny destinations.
Also in Solo Female Travel Blogs
9.7K 2.7K 28.4K 9 posts / month Jan 2013 Get Email Contact

8. No Back Home Blog

No Back Home Blog Los Angeles, California, US
A travel obsessed mom and a nature obsessed son exploring at home in Southern California as well as throughout the world looking for adventure, nature, and a little luxury too!
2.9K 21.1K 34.7K 1 post / month Get Email Contact

9. Tanama Tales

Tanama Tales Redondo Beach, California, US
My name is Ruth and I believe you do not have to travel far or spend a lot of money to have meaningful experiences. Let me show you how to kiss goodbye routine and add an exciting dose of adventure to your life.
1.3K 9.9K 1 post / year Get Email Contact

10. Bearfoot Theory » California

Bearfoot Theory » California Salt Lake City, Utah, US
Learn about California's outdoor activities, national parks & adventure destinations, and start planning your trip with our travel guide & blog posts.
51.6K 3.2K 7 posts / year Get Email Contact

11. Sandy Toes & Popsicles

Sandy Toes & Popsicles California, US
We LOVE Orange County, so we are sharing their best OC adventures like OC hotspots, best places to eat, family travel, theme parks, crafts, recipes, DIY, and my own personal musings. Everything that we enjoy while living in Southern California.
16.3K 9.7K 12.5K 2 posts / month Get Email Contact

12. This Is My Happiness

This Is My Happiness Sacramento, California, US
This Is My Happiness is a travel & lifestyle blog focused on sustainability and living a simple life in Northern California.
3.8K 10.6K 4 posts / year Get Email Contact

13. The World Is A Book

The World Is A Book San Diego, California, US
An island girl at heart who loves cruising, National Parks & traveling the world with two kids in tow. Sharing our adventures & tips along the way.
Also in Travelling with Baby Blogs
3.8K 19.8K 22.3K 1 post / week Jan 2010 Get Email Contact

14. Visit Oceanside Blog

Visit Oceanside Blog Oceanside, California, US
Stay up to date with Insider Tips on Oceanside, CA! Get itinerary inspiration for your upcoming vacation and learn more about the city's vibrant arts and culture, delicious dining scene, remarkable history, and more! O'side (as locals affectionately call it) is a destination of discovery where you can explore everything from awe-inspiring sea life through exciting ocean adventures, California history at the 'King of Missions,' and surf culture at the California Surf Museum.
58.1K 13.9K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

15. Life In Wanderlust

Life In Wanderlust Los Angeles, California, US
My name is Kana and I'm a part-time Travel and Food Blogger, and full-time project manager at a luxury hospitality tech start-up. Life In Wanderlust is a creative outlet for me as i write about my experiences and thoughts on Travel and Food. Grab a cup of tea, browse, and stay a while.
Also in Los Angeles Travel Blogs
2.7K 2 posts / month Get Email Contact

16. Global Munchkins » California

Global Munchkins » California San Diego, California, US
Amazing things to do in Lake Tahoe in the summer and new port beach that the family will love. Travel within the states, travel California. Global Munchkins is a luxury family travel lifestyle website. They are passionate about inspiring families to get out & travel as much and as far as they can with their kids in tow.
18K 8.8K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

17. The LA Girl's Guide to Los Angeles

The LA Girl's Guide to Los Angeles Los Angeles, California, US
The LA Girl's guide to things to do in Los Angeles including things to know, expect and love about LA. LA Girl's mission is to inspire discovery in the city of LA and around the world, and to build a community of LA girls that get together and give back.
30K 12 124.8K 5 posts / week Get Email Contact

18. The Family Travel Guy

The Family Travel Guy California, US
A travel advisor blog with hotel reviews and destination information inspiring you to travel better, smarter & help find more value for your money.
764 371 3 posts / week Get Email Contact

19. Hannah on Horizon

Hannah on Horizon Sacramento, California, US
California-based Travel Blogger living with lupus. Hi! I'm Hannah, and welcome to my little space. I am Philippines-born, California-raised. I'm here to show you how to travel, dream, and explore within YOUR limits and lifestyle.
1.3K 3.5K 1 post / week Get Email Contact


CABBI California, US
CABBI's California travel blog providing inspirational and in-depth reviews of local bed and breakfast inns and boutique hotels.
1.3K 631 3 posts / month Get Email Contact

21. Gennifer Rose » Travel

Gennifer Rose » Travel Sacramento, California, US
Gennifer Rose is a top California Lifestyle and Travel Blogger, who documents her family's travel adventures and lifestyle through this blog.
1.3K 446 1 post / day Get Email Contact

22. California Crossings

California Crossings California, US
California Crossings is your gateway to the Golden State. Get California travel tips, itineraries and bucket list inspiration. Carol Guttery loves hanging out in California's pine and redwood forests and recently bought a snappy travel van so that we can spend even more time exploring California's hidden corners.
2.4K 18 1 post / week Get Email Contact

23. Family Road Trip Guru » California

Family Road Trip Guru » California Travel guide for educational, fun, and affordable family road trips in California and beyond. Get detailed kid-friendly itineraries plus a wealth of travel tips.
592 1 post / month Get Email Contact

24. California Family Travel

California Family Travel California, US
California Family Travel is a family travel blog dedicated to sharing the best destinations and experiences in California. From beaches to theme parks, California has so much to offer.
150 4.2K 1 post / month Get Email Contact

25. American and the Brit » California

American and the Brit » California Los Angeles, California, US
Welcome to American and the Brit, exploring the world one country at a time. George and Hanna's passion for travel and seeing the world prompted them to quit their corporate jobs in 2018. They traded their stable lives at home for a life on the road.
135 9 1 post / month Get Email Contact

26. Next with Nicole

Next with Nicole California, US
A personal lifestyle blog of an adventure-loving, California girl navigating food, travel, nursing, and life in between.
3 posts / year Get Email Contact

27. What's Gaby Cooking » Travel

What's Gaby Cooking » Travel Los Angeles, California, US
Come travel the world with us! As someone who explores via her stomach, Gaby has you covered when it comes to the best places eat, stay and what to do!
434.3K 29.5K 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact

28. Hej Doll » Travel

Hej Doll » Travel San Francisco, California, US
Hej Doll is a travel, life & style blog inspired by the simple modern luxuries found in California and beyond. Jessica Doll is a professional photographer, avid traveller & stylish mama living in the San Francisco Bay area.
3K 13.9K 2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

29. Flashes of Delight

Flashes of Delight San Jose, California, US
Flashes of Delight is a life & style blog by Barb Lina Dionicio who is passionate about creating memories, family adventures, embracing life, staying authentic, empowering women, and being happy.
501 31 Get Email Contact

30. JetsetChristina » California

JetsetChristina » California San Francisco, California, US
Jetset Christina is a top luxury travel blog with award-winning guides and resources to elevate your travel and lifestyle, every day.
3.1K 761 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact

31. Backcountrycow

Backcountrycow San Francisco, California, US
I'm Alice, a weekend hiker and outdoor adventurer based out of the Bay Area in California. Here you'll find blog posts about some of my favorite backpacking and travel adventures.
300 90 1 post / year Get Email Contact

32. WhenWearGo

WhenWearGo California, US
Visual storyteller connecting you through travel. A curated selection of the places she enjoyed and the stories that came with it. When Wear Go's purpose is to take you on Alicia's travels and let you share in on her adventures along the way.
425 205 Get Email Contact

33. California Crossroads

California Crossroads California, US
This California travel blog is dedicated to showcasing the best of the Golden State: from the rugged beaches of the Lost Coast to the sandy shores of San Diego, from the beautiful coastline of Big Sur to the high alpine of the Sierras.
30 posts / year Get Email Contact

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California Travel Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering California Travel. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
Kara whimsysoul.com 129
Mimi McFadden theatlasheart.com 74
JoshMc californiathroughmylens.com 44
Kenny Gradilla thelagirl.com/category/guide-to-los-angeles 43
Ranee Ruble-Dotts cabbi.com/blog 40
Katie Dillon lajollamom.com/blog 40
Allison Green californiacrossroads.com 40
Jill sandytoesandpopsicles.com 37
Carol Guttery californiacrossings.com 33
Ally Bebout thelagirl.com/category/guide-to-los-angeles 25
Erika thelagirl.com/category/guide-to-los-angeles 24
Leslie Harvey tripswithtykes.com 23
Visit Oceanside visitoceanside.org/blog 22
Lindey Sage thelagirl.com/category/guide-to-los-angeles 15
Maya Gillett thelagirl.com/category/guide-to-los-angeles 14
Tatiana familyroadtripguru.com/category/location/american-family-travel-itineraries/california-family-trip-itineraries 13
Nicole Westcott californiacrossroads.com 12
Michael Mamian globalmunchkins.com/category/destinations/travel-within-the-states/california 12
Tenae Stewart whimsysoul.com 12
Mary Solio theworldisabook.com 10
Mama Munchkin globalmunchkins.com/category/destinations/travel-within-the-states/california 10
Taylor whimsysoul.com 10
kkowen nobackhome.com/blog 9
James Hebert blog.sandiego.org 9
Meryl Klemow thelagirl.com/category/guide-to-los-angeles 7
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