National Parks

Epic Road Trip from Los Angeles to Zion & Bryce

This is the story of our epic road trip from Los Angeles to Zion and Bryce National Parks in Utah. …

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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,  We decided in less than 12 hours that we would drive out…

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Hetch Hechy, Another Option for Yosemite

Not many people realized Hetchy Hechy is another option when visiting Yosemite National Park. Honestly, I didn’t know this existed…

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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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Where to Stay in Yosemite: Evergreen Lodge

Deciding where to stay in Yosemite and selecting Evergreen Lodge just heightened our experience.  In my last post about Yosemite,…

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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 unexpectedly…

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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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