It may surprise many visitors to California that the sheer vastness of its landscape boasts everything from beaches to deserts, forests, ski resorts, lakes and mountain cabin life. The last four alone can be found in the peaceful areas of Lake Arrowhead, Twin Peaks and Big Bear, California.
Every time I visit Ojai, California it gets harder and harder to leave. Nestled in a valley, located just 30-minutes from Santa Barbara and 90-minutes from Los Angeles, this charming town and artist haven will have you returning too.
Aside from pouring over travel magazines and maps for most of my life, books and movies have ultimately inspired my travels near and far. Having just read a couple of new gems, I thought it was a good time to round up some travel literature classics along with recent faves.