Get Tacos, Coffee, and a Cool Airbnb at One Bunk San Diego

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Looking for where to stay in San Diego? We recently stayed at One Bunk San Diego, a super rad Airbnb located in the up-and-coming area of Barrio Logan. The huge backyard, close proximity to the best tacos in town, and affordable price definitely make this one of the best Airbnb's in San Diego

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Where to Stay in San Diego: one Bunk San Diego

You know when you walk into a hotel room or AIrbnb, and smile from ear to ear because the hosts just "get it?" You'll definitely experience that at One Bunk San Diego! It's outfitted with everything a millennial could want or need, from the local craft Mexican beer in the fridge to the smart TV with Netflix and Hulu, plus a great speaker system and really good wifi. 

The Airbnb is a spacious, 500+ square foot room with both sleeping and living quarters and it was the perfect place to relax and hang out in for a couple days in San Diego. Plus, it looks super cool for your Instagram photos too.

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If you're new to Airbnb, you can get $40 off your first stay by signing up with our code here!

Even if you don't have a trip to book now, the credit will still be there when you do :) 

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One Bunk San Diego has a huge, shared backyard with the One Bunk offices. During the day you might see some people having meetings in converted shipping containers, but honestly we didn't notice anyone at all! The backyard is huge, and it was so nice to relax there at the end of the day for a little happy hour. 

Heading south of the border? One Bunk Tijuana is now open! We love going to TJ, it's pretty safe nowadays and there's a lot of great tacos and craft beer. One Bunk TJ looks super gorgeous and it's definitely on our list to visit! 

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Where to Go in Barrio Logan:

There's no need to suffer with sub-par hotel room coffee at One Bunk, because one of the best coffee shops in San Diego is right across the street! Take the provided mugs in your room to Cafe Moto for a complimentary pour, or treat yourself to a latte and yummy pastry. Getting a good coffee and then walking 10 seconds back to our room to cozy up in bed with it was one of our favorite things about staying at One Bunk. 

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San Diego is full of really, really good tacos, but Salud is arguably the best in the city. It's one of those places that has both a hip vibe, cool decor, and amazing food rolled into one. Also, the TJ street corn is the most delicious thing ever, so definitely order that too! Trust us...it's the one thing we go back for every time we visit San Diego.

Salud has gotten super popular since we first shared it, so be prepared for a line or head over there at a non-peak time!  

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This post is in partnership with our friends at One Bunk, who are genuinely some of the best in the hospitality biz! You can follow them on Instagram at @webunkyou

Summer Road Trip to Portland & the Oregon Coast!

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Heading to Portland, Oregon? Excellent choice! We love this PNW city full of amazing neighborhoods, breweries, and coffee shops, plus there's tons of great places to eat in Portland. Every time we take an Oregon road trip, we just have to stop somewhere along the coast too, and this time we found a super affordable (and adorable) hotel! 

Get inspired with these fun things to do in Portland and the Oregon Coast:

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Where to Stay in Portland: The Ace Hotel 

We love to stay at The Ace Hotel when we're travelling, every location is tailored to the city it's in and doesn't feel like a "chain" at all! The Ace Hotel Portland is walking distance to some of the best restaurants, bars, and shops in the city (not to mention Powell's bookstore!). We are obsessed with the happy hour at Clyde Common, the bar and restaurant attached to the Ace Hotel, and Stumptown Coffee is right next door. 

There's a ton of places to visit in downtown Portland, some of our favorites are Blue Star Donuts, Teardrop for cocktails, Multnomah Whiskey Library (for whiskey, obviously), and Tasty n Alder for dinner.   

If you want to chill, hanging out in the Ace Hotel's lobby is pretty great (as you can tell from everyone's Instagram feeds). 

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Where to Go in Portland

After exploring downtown Portland, we ventured over to the NE side on Alberta Street. There are so many good happy hours to choose from, and we really enjoyed our margaritas & tacos at Stella Taco!

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If you're looking for a relaxing weekend getaway to Portland, you have to visit the Loyly Sauna. There are two locations in Portland, and we really loved the Northeast location (near Coava Coffee!). They have co-ed sauna days, as well as Women Only & Men Only days. We loved the flower petals foot soak, as well as the option to drink kombucha on tap while getting a facemask! Literally heaven.

Wondering where to go shopping in Portland? Wildfang is one of our favorite stores! They have both a happy hour and an awesome selection of curated apparel and home goods. 

Union Way is a cool "arcade" full of artisanal vendors and lots of curated home goods, and we also love Woonwinkle Design Shop too! 

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If you're looking for chicken and waffles, head over to Irving St Kitchen in Portland's Pearl District or grab a delicious brunch just outside of downtown at Screen Door!

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Road Trip to the Oregon Coast

After a few days in the city it was time to hit the road and explore the Oregon Coast! Seriously, one of the most beautiful places in the world. We stayed at the Ashore Hotel, which is located right along the beach in Seaside, Oregon. 

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The Ashore Hotel is super affordable and recently renovated, they have a small cafe and a great lounge area, plus they have free bikes for you to ride around on! It's the perfect spot for some relaxing, and we visited nearby Canon Beach as well.

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Looking for more things to do in Oregon? Check out Top 5 Places to Visit on Your Oregon Road Trip

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Spend Your Summer Vacation at an A-Frame Cabin in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite is a gorgeous place to explore all year round, but we had the best summer vacation at Yosemite National Park! Thanks to our beautiful a-frame cabin rental from Boutique Homes, it was a relaxing trip full of sunshine, nature, and lots of relaxation. Here's some travel inspiration for your next trip, including the best place to stay in Yosemite National Park!

Getting to Yosemite National Park

We picked up our rental car in San Francisco and drove 3.5 hours to Yosemite National Park. Our car ended up being a VW Bug convertible, which was perfect because it was over 100 degrees while we were there! Hello, heat wave. We felt like we were on a safari the whole weekend, so we definitely recommend getting a convertible for your summer trip to Yosemite.

Where to Stay in Yosemite National Park: An A-Frame Cabin in the Woods 

We stayed slightly outside of Yosemite National Park in a gorgeous, remote a-frame cabin with our friends. Located in the Oakhurst area, it's only about a 30 minute drive from the park entrance that is closest to Fresno. The a-frame cabin comfortably sleeps 4 people, it has great WIFI (essential if you work remote!) and a barbecue for some late night grilling. 

The a-frame cabin is so lovely, you could spend a ton of time just relaxing and playing ukulele with your friends! We loved the decor of this cabin, we instantly felt inspired and at home, all at the same time. Nothing like a little mid-century decor out in nature! 

We loved that there is a grocery store nearby if you need anything, and if you're visiting Yosemite National Park in the summer, definitely bring bug spray!

Exploring Yosemite National Park

Of course we had to spend time visiting the actual park too! We explored Yosemite National Park and enjoyed all the main spots and viewpoints, like the view of half dome. You can check out this blog post for all of the best exploring spots in Yosemite from our last trip! 

It even rained inside the park while we were exploring, which we didn't mind one bit considering it was over 100 degrees out! [Yellow Drawstring Backpack from Frachella!]

The sunsets in Yosemite National Park and the Oakhurst area are seriously the best. We hung out at Bass Lake one afternoon, which is only about 10 minutes away from the cabin! The perfect place to cool off in the summer heat.

We had the best time staying in this gorgeous A-frame cabin from Boutique Homes - we will definitely be checking out more of their beautiful places to stay for future trips! You can book this cabin here or explore more of their homes here

Follow us on Instagram for more travel inspo and cool places to stay: @localwanderer

[Special thanks to Elizabeth Gilmore for taking some of these photos!]