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Why Northern California is a Great Place to Live

by Guest Author 21 March 2017 06:33

California is filled with so many attractions that it pretty much contains all the fun things that some states could only dream of having. If you want to experience friendly people, amazing weather, and amazing views, Northern California is the right place for you.

Hike, bike and enjoy nature!

Northern California is filled with lush green trails that will lead you through historical trees, like at Sequoia National Park, Redwood National Park, and even Yosemite. Take a day and check out Half Dome, waterfalls, and so many other natural attractions while enjoying the fresh air.

Most of these places you can view pieces of in a day, but if you want to take in all the sites, you might want to plan a weekend or week to really capture it all.

Try new foods and fall in love

There are so many great restaurants to try that you will never be able to see them all. No matter your favorite type of food, Northern California will have something for you. Not to mention all the fun you can have sharing it with your friends.

Shopping your heart out

If you are looking for a girl’s weekend or just to find a few new pieces, you will find them here. There are many great malls and boutiques that you won’t know where to start. The best part, many of the boutiques offer one of a kind piece.

Go home and smile knowing that you can go out knowing you won’t match another person in your town.

Refined culture and intellect

With the one of the best universities and most of the state’s political power, Northern California is a great place stuff to hold intellectual conversations or learn about the government. That is because they are home to Stanford, UC Berkley, and more.

There are also many fine art galleries, unique structures (like the Golden Gate Bridge), and many more museums. You won’t find interesting places like this just anywhere. If you can, take the time to check them out and learn a little more about the area, people, or art.

Tee-off for a fun weekend

Golf.com has a list of some of the best places to golf in Northern California. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to tee-off at some of the best golf courses around. These places include CordeValle and TPC Harding Park.

WINE! Need we say more?

There are over 200 vineyards and some of these vineyards are located in Napa Valley. When’s the last time you got away to have a lovely wine tasting weekend with friends or a loved one? Well, visiting this area will provide chances to taste many award winning wines and tour the vineyards.

With so many choices, you can plan quite a few wine tasting trips and never run out of fun things to see along the way.

If you decide to plan a trip to any of these places we have the numbers for hotels, car rental places, and more! Put your whole trip together with one easy stop. Here!

Fun Things to do in Antioch

by Guest Author 8 March 2017 08:17

Whether you are visiting for business, vacation, or another reason, we want you to enjoy your time. Enjoy nature and some of the fun attractions in or near Antioch. Here are some of the best places to visit while you are in town.

Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve

Walk the trails and view the area that has a long history. As you might know, the area was used for coal mining for a while (black diamonds. Now, you will see lots of vegetation and potentially some animals. They have a few species of animals that you may or may not see while you are there. During the springtime, the area is filled with wildflowers. It is one of the prettiest sights in the area.

Antioch National Dunes Wildlife

This is one of the only National wildlife refuges in the country. For the safety of the area’s plants and animals, the public is not allowed to just hike through the area. However, if you call and set up an appointment you can get a guided tour. The refuge also gives monthly guided tours for educational purposes. If you have interest about the area and how you can help, this is the perfect place for you.

Lone Tree Golf Course

Looking for food, golf, or a place for an upcoming wedding? This golf course has it all. They have a lovely restaurant and their golf course was created a few holes at a time. Two of the original holes that were constructed still have the original green. This is why these two holes have such small greens and require great accuracy. Test your skills, plan the perfect wedding, and eat a great meal all in one day.

Prewett Family Park

They have a gym, water park, and a place to reserve for parties. If you have your children (or grandchildren) with you then you will have a great place to take them. Not only can you drop in to have fun, but you can also sign up for some of the recreation classes.

The water park is great for children, especially if they are elementary age. Plan some fun in your stay with Prewett Family Park.

Antioch Historical Society Museum

If you want to view art and learn about the history of the area, this is the place to be. The building itself is a historical landmark in the area. It was once the local high school. There is plenty of parking and admission is free. They have a selection of paintings and drawings on display for you to see besides learning about the area.

Antioch Speedway

Listen to the roar of the engines at Antioch Speedway. You can buy your tickets at the raceway and they have great concessions that include wine coolers and beer. Their races start at 5pm and their grandstand is first come first serve. That’s right; you don’t have to pay more for different seating.

We hope that you have a great time in the area. Visit myyp.com to plan where to stay and eat. We are here to help you.

Date Ideas in Northern California

by Guest Author 24 February 2017 06:42

Looking for the perfect getaway or a great date? Here are some ideas that are perfect for any of these occasions in Northern California.

Midnight Mystery Ride in San Francisco

If you would like to take a fun ride through the area this is the perfect choice for you. The destinations of the rides are determined on the day of ride, so it is the perfect surprise for you and your date. There is nothing like riding your bikes around and getting to experience the nightlife together.

Boat Ride in Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

Take a romantic boat ride around Stow Lake. They have reasonable rentals for you and your date. The scenery is absolutely beautiful. On your boat ride you might see turtles, birds, and more. There is a waterfall, bridge, and other gorgeous structures on your ride.

You can easily make a day out this. There are plenty of Museums and places to eat around the area.

Apple Hill

This is a gorgeous destination for any time of the year. This is a great place for photo opportunities if you want to document any special moments. This is close to the Sacramento area. That means that you can take a great hike during the day and enjoy the perfect dinner at night.

Yosemite National Park

There is so much to do in this area that you don’t want to miss out. Whether it is just a drive around the area or hiking the trails, you don’t want to miss out. During anytime of the year, you can go on some of the smaller trails. When the weather is warm, you can hike up Half Dome or the other major trails for the perfect views of the perfect date.

During the winter months you can have small snowball fight, ice skating, or just enjoy the snow that you won’t experience anywhere else in the area.

Empire Mine State Historic Park

This place has so many opportunities to create the perfect date, including horseback riding, a picnic, and so much more! This mine opened in the 1850s and closed in the 1950s. Not only will you get to make memories with somebody special, but you will also get to view years of history that was a part of the Gold rush era.

Napa Wine Tour

Ride on a luxury train from the 1900s and enjoy multiple course meals and delicious wine. They have kept amazing care of this train by having it run on its own 25 mile track. You can enjoy a regular dinner or join a part of their other themed dinner rides, including a murder mystery dinner. If you choose to do a dinner like this, be prepared to dress and act the part. It might get rid of any jitters you have about the date to have a little fun that is out of the box.

Hot Air Balloon Ride in the Napa Valley

You will enjoy your experience before and after the ride with pastries and champagne. You will get to ride above the vineyards with a knowledgeable expert. This breathtaking experience is memorable one that you and your date will not soon forget.

We at myyp.com want you to have a memorable date with somebody special. If you are planning to take them out of town or need more date ideas, come visit us and we will give you the ideas you need.

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