Rock formations Hidden Valley Joshua Tree NP California

Hike the Hidden Valley Trail in Joshua Tree National Park!

The Hidden Valley Trail in Joshua Tree National Park is a spectacular and easy nature trail, perfect for anyone that wishes to experience Joshua Tree’s signature rocks and trees in a not-too-long walk. Hiking the Hidden Valley Trail is one of my favorite things to do in Joshua Tree National Park, and so far, we’ve done this hike on each … Read More

Things to Do Joshua Tree National Park

20 Best Things to Do in Joshua Tree National Park (+ Tips for Visiting)

Joshua Tree National Park is one of California’s two spectacular desert national parks, and a fabulous place to visit if you enjoy the outdoors. Its unique landscapes will wow you with their stark beauty. Located in Southern California, under an hour from Palm Springs, Joshua Tree National Park is most famous for its massive monzogranite boulder formations and straight-out-of-Seuss Joshua … Read More

Bluff Trail Montana de Oro State Park Central California

Hiking the Bluff Trail in Montana de Oro State Park

The Bluff Trail in Montaña de Oro State Park is a stunning, easy hike, perfect for anyone that enjoys beautiful views. So if you are planning to visit the Central California Coast, add this great hike to your itinerary! Likely the easiest trail in the beautiful state park, the Bluff Trail is also one of the most popular Montana de … Read More

California road trip itinerary

The Great California Road Trip Itinerary: An Epic 4-Week Golden State Adventure

A California road trip is at the top of the bucket list for most visitors to the state. And no wonder! California’s spectacular natural beauty and its vibrant cities and towns make it the perfect road trip destination. Read on to discover the ultimate itinerary for a road trip through California! Located on the Pacific Coast, California is the third-largest … Read More

Pinnacles National Park California USA

Pinnacles National Park: One Day Itinerary Ideas

Pinnacles National Park is the youngest and the smallest of California’s national parks. One day in Pinnacles National Park allows you time to do some epic hiking, admire and photograph wildflowers (if you visit in season), and look for California condors and other birds and wildlife. While hiking is the major reason why you’d visit Pinnacles National Park, you can … Read More

Inside California's National Parks

Inside the Nine Incredible National Parks in California

There are more national parks in California than in any other state in the United States. And together, the nine California national parks offer one of the greatest wilderness aggregations on the planet. From Yosemite to Death Valley, California’s national parks inspire infinite wonder, and you can’t help but feel an almost aching appreciation of their untamed beauty. Dramatic landscapes, … Read More