Complete Guide To Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park is one of the most popular parks in California. Whether you are going there for the 10th time, or your 1st- there is always something new to explore and discover. Here are some of my top tips for hiking, backpacking and exploring this National Park!   Location: Southeastern California Getting There: Joshua Tree […]

What to Know Before Hiking The Lost Coast Trail

The Lost Coast Trail is a 25 mile thru hike on the Northern California Coast. The LCT is California’s wildest and most remote coastlines and follows along sandy beaches, rocky shores, and grassy beach bluffs. Stretches along the trail are only crossable during low tide and best hiked during the spring/fall months for less crowds. […]

A Local’s Guide to Santa Cruz, California

The real Surf City, USA. A notable stop on the famous Highway 1 that has morphed into a bustling haven of college students, surf bums, and local hippies. Its been the nesting grounds of several Silicon Valley start-ups, the surfing powerhouse O’Neill, and recognizable Santa Cruz Skateboards. The city is a locally-made oasis for artists […]

Where to Go on an Eastern Sierras Road Trip

The Sierra Mountains is home to thousands of gems. Its jagged landscape, alpine lakes, trails, and peaks have inspired many to continue to come back and explore deeper. The National Parks of Sequoia, Kings Canyon, and Yosemite are located here, as well as a 390 mile stretch of the Pacific Crest Trail.

Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park Location: Southeastern California Getting there: Death Valley is a little over 4 hours from Los Angeles, and 2 hours from Las Vegas. The is nestled between the border of Nevada and Sequoia National Forest.