A weekend in Tahoe is a great opportunity for adventure and relaxation. What a wonderful opportunity for magnificent landscapes and happy memory-making! Nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Lake Tahoe spans across 2 states, California and Nevada. It is 22 miles long, 12 miles wide, and has 72 miles of shoreline. It is the deepest … Read more Your Perfect Weekend in Lake Tahoe Itinerary: 2 Days of Alpine Bliss
Ah, Lake Tahoe: one of the most beautiful lakes in California and in the world! Tahoe is the deepest lake in California and Nevada and 2nd deepest (Crater Lake in Oregon is number one) in the country. It is 22 miles long, 12 miles wide, and has 72 miles of shoreline to enjoy, from rocky … Read more 17 Magical Things to Do in Lake Tahoe in Winter for Non Skiers
As the other articles on this site about Yosemite describe, it is known that Yosemite is truly a treasure of America and the planet. From high alpine hiking to amazing scenery, Yosemite is a dream. It is a place of stories and lore. It is brimming with a rich history from its original Native American … Read more 30 Useful Things to Know Before Visiting Yosemite in Winter: Hikes, Closures, + Activities
Yosemite National Park is open all year long, and each season offers something unique. Fall is an especially great time to visit the park as it will contain fewer crowds and ample opportunities for leaf-peeping (California has some great fall foliage!). Things begin to quiet down. The beauty is still, and always, mindblowing. Here are … Read more 30 Essential Things to Know Before Visiting Yosemite in Fall (Including Fall Hikes!)
Santa Cruz is not only a beach and surfing destination, but it also has some of California’s best hiking. It’s easy to find adventure within Santa Cruz proper and the surrounding vicinity. From coastal hiking to redwood forests, any adventurer is sure to find excellent locations for short and long hikes. Choose from difficult, moderate, … Read more 13+ Amazing Santa Cruz Hikes to Tackle
In 1864, Yosemite National Park technically became the world’s first National Park. President Abraham Lincoln protected Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias by creating a public trust with the state of California. He did so to keep it free from exploitation, as he understood the undeniable perfection of this scenery. Since then, … Read more Hidden Gems in Yosemite: 5 Secret Spots With No Crowds
Santa Cruz is a popular coastal town on California’s Central Coast. It is largely known for its surfing culture. It is an artist friendly location where much of the state’s counterculture has evolved. On top of this, Santa Cruz is extremely family-friendly and offers a wonderful classic beach town experience for all. There are many … Read more Your Wonderful Weekend in Santa Cruz Itinerary!
The Lost Coast Trail (LCT) is a backpacking trail in the Sinkyone Wilderness, Humboldt County, California. It has a north and south section covering 60 miles of California’s beautiful coastline. Most hike the northern section: this is the section we will be covering in this guide to hiking the Lost Coast trail. The northern section … Read more Hiking the Lost Coast Trail: Guide to Trekking California’s Wildest Stretch of Coastline