Northern California Road Trip

A Perfect Northern California Road Trip Itinerary

Our iconic Grand California Family Road Trip — a longtime favorite with CB! travel planning clients — has families covered for all the big destinations south of San Francisco. But what if you want to hit the northern coastline as well? We’re happy to offer up some love for the north, with a guide to seven nights…


Parents-Only Getaway: A Taste of Italy in the California Wine Country

Napa Valley is a household name for parents-only getaways. What people don’t realize is that Sonoma Valley offers similar beauty, fine wine and phenomenal food … and is the same distance away from San Francisco. Because it’s less well known than Napa, Sonoma is quieter and many accommodations are less expensive for the same quality level as…

Northern California Wine Country Trail Ride Views

Crushing the Reputation that California Wine Country Isn’t for Kids

It’s been a quiet summer for my family when it comes to travel. My girls’ schedules have dictated more stay-cation type summer adventures, but I live in the Northern California Wine Country, so I have no reason to complain.

The Napa and Sonoma Valleys has a reputation for being adult-only destinations. ‘Leave the kids with the grandparents and go’ type places. Once upon a time that may have been true.