9 Best Hikes in Big Sur to Add to Your Bucket List

Big Sur is an unbeatable highlight of California’s coast! Nature lovers dream of this beautiful area because of its picturesque camping sites, unparalleled hiking trails, and magical ocean views. Big Sur includes stunning coves, waterfalls, and rock formations, unlike any other area of the state, making it a popular spot for visitors and native Californians. … Read more 9 Best Hikes in Big Sur to Add to Your Bucket List

7 Breathtaking Malibu Hikes with Mountain and Coastal Views

Welcome to Malibu, where there are endless coastline and ocean views! While these views can be enjoyed by taking a drive along the Pacific Coast Highway or at one of the many Malibu beaches, there are even better vantage points for taking in all the beauty of this coastal city—on a hike in Malibu! Malibu … Read more 7 Breathtaking Malibu Hikes with Mountain and Coastal Views

6 Exciting Palm Springs Hikes for Your Next Getaway

With Joshua Tree National Park (and its awesome hikes) so close by, the remaining Palm Springs area doesn’t get much attention but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t! Palm Springs is located between not one, not two, but four mountain ranges — and let us not forget about the Coachella Valley stretching in almost every direction! … Read more 6 Exciting Palm Springs Hikes for Your Next Getaway

10 Best Mammoth Lakes Hikes for All Hiking Levels

Mammoth Lakes is a town in California’s Sierra Nevada, sitting pretty at an elevation of 7,880 feet. While the town itself is fairly small, with a population of around 9,000 people, the town can get crowded in the winter, as visitors flock from across the country (and even around the world) to ski at Mammoth … Read more 10 Best Mammoth Lakes Hikes for All Hiking Levels

7 Things to Do in California’s Alabama Hills: Movie Road, Hiking, Stargazing & More!

a lone tree in the middle of the california alabama hills with views of the sierra nevada mountains and mt whitney behind the hills

California’s Alabama Hills is one of the most fascinating places in the Eastern Sierras and should be on any Highway 395 itinerary! Nestled in the shadows of the grandiose Mt Whitney, the Alabama Hills afford plenty of opportunity for adventure and exploration.  Whether you’re all about hiking and climbing or prefer to just chill in … Read more 7 Things to Do in California’s Alabama Hills: Movie Road, Hiking, Stargazing & More!

9 Can’t-Miss Day Hikes in Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach, famous for its stunning location and artistic culture, offers diverse and lively adventures for all-day excursions. Sea caves, secret coves, and art galleries fill the small, social city; it’s no wonder locals and visitors flock to this location! Laguna Beach brings more than just watersports and ocean activities to the table: the coastal … Read more 9 Can’t-Miss Day Hikes in Laguna Beach

Top 10 Things to Do in Redwood National & State Parks

The Redwood National and State Parks attract countless visitors to Northern California each year, and it’s a must on any NorCal road trip. This stunning region of California graces visitors with scenic coastal drives, old-growth temperate rainforests, and of course, the tallest trees in the world!  It’s not surprising that Redwood National Park makes it … Read more Top 10 Things to Do in Redwood National & State Parks

The Best Marin & Mt Tam Hikes: 12 Best Day Hikes in Marin County

Marin County lies just beyond the famous Golden Gate Bridge and stretches along California’s beautiful rocky coastline for many miles. The area, which was inhabited by the Coast Miwok for thousands of years, is now occupied by many small towns and an abundance of recreational areas. Marin is perhaps most well-known for its wonderful hiking … Read more The Best Marin & Mt Tam Hikes: 12 Best Day Hikes in Marin County

6 Best Trinity Alps Hikes to Tackle on a Day Hike

view of the canyon creeks lake a popular hike in the trinity alps of california

The Trinity Alps is a stunning mountain range within the Klamath Mountains System in Northern California. While the Trinities are not as well-known as other areas within California, the Trinity Alps Wilderness is actually the second-largest wilderness area in the entire state, after Death Valley National Park. In these Trinity Alps hikes, you’ll find pine … Read more 6 Best Trinity Alps Hikes to Tackle on a Day Hike

12 Awesome Places to Go Apple Picking in Northern California: Orchards, Farms + U-Pick Apples!

Picking apples in the fall is one of the most rewarding and peaceful activities that you can enjoy alone or with friends and family. There is something special about going out in the autumn sun and picking fruit that will feed you and your family — and hopefully make some tasty desserts, too! Northern California … Read more 12 Awesome Places to Go Apple Picking in Northern California: Orchards, Farms + U-Pick Apples!