Category Archives: California

All 50 States in 50 Weeks posts related to California.

50 States in 50 Weeks – By the Numbers: The Final Countdown

From Maine to Washington and Alaska to Hawaii, here’s the final numbers recap of 50 States in 50(ish) weeks: TIME: Total days on the road: 330 (a day over 47 weeks – which doesn’t count the four day break I took in Massachusetts at the beginning or the six days I took to see Alex for his birthday before heading to… Read more »

California – By the Numbers:

California, state twenty-seven, by the numbers: Total miles: 1,319 Total money gained: $3.40 (5¢ from a parking machine return slot and $3.35 left over from the guy who bought me dinner in Chinatown after a hefty tip.) Total money spent: $227.54     Gas: $69.85     Other transport: $82.94 (parking and an oil change)     Food: $73.37     Attractions: $0     Other: $1.38 Budgeted amount ($200/week… Read more »

California – Days 4-10: The Best Tourist in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Yosemite National Park

I started my first full day in Los Angeles with a trip to Venice Beach. A previous Couchsurfing host had given me a heads up of where to go to park for free and the beach was pretty empty down by the free parking so that was nice. I did yoga on the beach and then took a post-yoga morning… Read more »

California – Days 1-3: New Friends and Shenanigans in San Diego

My first day in California was mainly a driving day. I started the morning in Arizona working on the blog and the second half of the day I drove west through California on my way to San Diego. My first full day in San Diego was awesome. I started with a trip up to La Jolla Cove (pronounced La Hoya Cove) to… Read more »