National Parks

Grand Canyon

To the Grand Canyon! Fall Break means its time to take a break and go wander.  We took off on…

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Sunset at Joshua Tree

It was another spontaneous trip to Joshua Tree, deciding less than 12 hours prior that we would drive out on…

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Hetch Hechy, Yosemite

Honestly, I didn’t know this existed inside Yosemite National Park, but there are several reasons why you must make Hetch…

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Hiking Barker Dam at Joshua Tree

When I heard that Barker Dam was also known as Big Horn Dam for all of the big horned sheep…

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Morning Coffee with Half Dome

I’ve written previously about my goal not just to see Yosemite, but to experience Yosemite.  We started out with the…

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Evergreen Lodge at Yosemite

In my last post about Yosemite, I wrote about my lifelong dream to fully experience Yosemite.  I also wanted that…

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Yosemite Travel Tips from First Timers (and one on crutches)

It’s our first trip to Yosemite National Park, and we learned many travel tips, mostly because my daughter was on…

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Adventure to The Channel Islands National Park

The Channel Islands have always been this alluring beacon to me to come explore. They always seem just out of…

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Road Trip to Joshua Tree National Park

What I love the most about living in California is just the opportunity for adventure that surrounds me.  I am…

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