Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park does not have the popularity among the National Parks in the United States, but it definitely should not go unnoticed. This park is filled with volcanic features and hydrothermal activity with surrounding peaks! It also features a lot of backpacking opportunities and the PCT (Pacific Crest Trail) runs through it!) Definitely a [...]

By | 2017-07-31T14:13:17+00:00 July 12th, 2016|All Blog Entries, California, National Parks|0 Comments

Garrapata State Park- California State Park- N of Big Sur

Garrapata State Park lies north of Big Sur, and south of Point Lobos. Two amazing adventures to check out on the California Coast. Garrapata Sate Park is another cool adventure to explore if you are in the area. It promotes great coastal views and is known for it’s aggressive beach line. You can’t swim or [...]

By | 2016-07-12T18:37:12+00:00 July 12th, 2016|All Blog Entries, California, State Parks|0 Comments

Big Sur- A California Coast Must!!!!

Big Sur is a beautiful place accustomed with viewpoints right along this jagged-edge highway, filled with twists and turns at every corner. It offers spectacular viewpoints accessible for everyone and is also equipped with three State Parks for the hiking enthusiasts; Julia Pfeiffer, Pfeiffer, and Andrew Molera. […]

By | 2017-07-31T14:19:55+00:00 July 12th, 2016|All Blog Entries, California, State Parks|0 Comments

Yosemite National Park Hiking- Yosemite Valley Floor

Yosemite National Park is in the top 20 largest National Parks, ranking number 16. You could spend an entire summer just hiking all the trails in Yosemite. It’s huge! There is a lot of hiking and there are many other things to do there too such as fishing, rafting, rock-climbing, swimming, etc. It’s a fascinating park [...]

By | 2017-07-31T16:03:02+00:00 July 9th, 2016|All Blog Entries, Backpacking, California, National Parks|4 Comments

Point Lobos- one of the best sights for coastal views and wildlife viewing in California

Point Lobos is a State Natural Reserve in California that offers an intricate trail system loaded with coastal views and wildlife. If you heard of Big Sur, one of the most popular coastal hiking attractions in California, this is just as good in my eyes! Or even better. […]

By | 2016-06-28T22:01:59+00:00 June 28th, 2016|All Blog Entries, California, State Parks|0 Comments

See Seals in their natural habitat, for FREE!!!!!

There is a seal sanctuary right off the coast of California, right off highway 1. It is north of Hearst Castle, pretty much directly in-between Los Angeles and San Francisco. It is called Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery. There are so many seals molting/resting/mating/giving birth right in front of your eyes! Obviously not all at [...]

By | 2016-06-26T21:20:17+00:00 June 26th, 2016|All Blog Entries, California, Wildlife - what to do|0 Comments

San Simeon: A cool place to go for coastal views!

The small town San Simeon offers great lookout points right off the coast of California! If you’re ready for a leisure day that doesn’t require much hiking with great reward, this spot is for you. It became one of my favorite places! […]

By | 2016-07-16T00:40:38+00:00 June 26th, 2016|All Blog Entries, California|2 Comments

Hearst Castle; California Coast; Just South of Big Sur!

Hearst castle is a national historic landmark that features an incredibly huge castle in Central California. It was constructed by architect Julia Morgan but it was William Randolph Hearst who had the money and desire to make this possible. If you like castles, this one is a must see! […]

By | 2016-06-26T19:58:28+00:00 June 26th, 2016|All Blog Entries, California|0 Comments

Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park is a magnificent place off the coast of California. It is called the “Galapagos Islands of North America.” There are five islands you can adventure out to; Anacopa Island, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, San Miguel, and Santa Barbara. Each island different and each island protected by the Nature Conservancy and National [...]

By | 2017-07-31T16:15:49+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|All Blog Entries, California, National Parks|2 Comments