S. California

From the Queen Mary to Victoria, a photographer captures a West Coast road trip

From the Queen Mary to Victoria, a photographer captures a West Coast road trip

We stayed in a wide variety of accommodations over this five-week period: homes of friends, Airstreams, quirky inns and luxury hotels. Some experiences we’ll remember for a lifetime. A family meanders up the California Coast to Victoria, Canada This year was the year, our once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take a long drive with the kids and experience some of the most ...

Shore Hotel, Santa Monica

Shore Hotel, Santa Monica

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“Location, location, location” is everything for a hotel in a city like Los Angeles. When we decided on a family trip out West for a short winter break, I spent countless hours researching hotels in Century City, Beverly Hills, and West Hollywood. But this was a family trip, not a romantic getaway, and I knew what the hotel was ...

Four Seasons Aviara, North San Diego

Four Seasons Aviara, North San Diego

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Some of my fondest travel memories are from my days as a single, working gal vacationing in California. It's true that most moms recall any travel before their children as glamorous and restorative. When I reflect on my drive down the Pacific Coast Highway with my best friend from college in our red convertible, lounging in poolside cabanas, sleeping in, talking for ...