I am currently in the midst of packing up my life on the East Coast on a huge leap of faith and transferring my life over to the picture-perfect weather of Southern California and have been doing major exploring to figure out which city will be my new place to call home. I spent this New Years weekend in the sleepy shore town of Santa Barbara, which is only an hour and a half north of Los Angeles.
As many of you already know, I was in The Hamptons a few weekends ago with one of my besties and wanted to share some of the highlights from our mini girls trip for my Northeast babes. Read the post below and I hope you enjoy my travel tips!
With there being so much to do on the West Coast, I wanted to be sure I dedicated one day of our trip to visit wine country – looking back I wish we had spent the night in Napa, but next time I’ll be sure to give myself more time to indulge. There were only two places we knew we wanted to try and left the rest up to spontaneity and recommendations from other vineyards.
I finally made it out to the west coast this past week and it was a lot harder than I thought to get on the plane back home to Philly. I was thankful enough to have my brother as the local guide take us up and down the coast to find some fun places that the SF locals like to keep hush-hush from tourists. Read more for my first day in the bay area