10 Best Hikes in Los Angeles (For All Levels!)

Los Angeles is known for its glitz and glamour, but an often overlooked feature of this sprawling city is all the incredible LA hiking trails the cities offer! A hike in the westside of L.A. will bring you near the city’s beautiful beaches that stretch for miles alongside the vast Pacific Ocean. Meanwhile, a hike … Read more 10 Best Hikes in Los Angeles (For All Levels!)

The Absolute Best Hikes Near Sacramento: 15+ Ideas

Sacramento is the state capital of California and known as “the city of trees”. For being the capital of the most populous state in the US and one of the largest economies in the world, Sacramento is a fairly small city. However, it has some great restaurants, family-friendly activities, and some interesting nightlife, with a … Read more The Absolute Best Hikes Near Sacramento: 15+ Ideas

The 15 Best Hikes in Lake Tahoe: Hiking Trails For All Levels

While Tahoe is a world-renowned ski area in the winter, there are also some amazing and interesting Tahoe hikes to keep you busy all summer long. The fact that Lake Tahoe is nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountains means you will find yourself immersed in some of the best, most scenic high alpine hiking in … Read more The 15 Best Hikes in Lake Tahoe: Hiking Trails For All Levels

6 Best Santa Barbara Hikes For All Levels

Hiking in Santa Barbara is a unique experience. A small mountain range called the Transverse Range is just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean, creating a scenic mountain backdrop from anywhere in the city and meaning that countless Santa Barbara hikes are, literally, in your backyard! It’s located just two hours north of Los … Read more 6 Best Santa Barbara Hikes For All Levels

7 Easy Yosemite Hikes for Beginner Hikers

Out of all the national parks in the United States, Yosemite is one of the most iconic. If you like the peace and quiet of a beautiful national park, this is an ideal stop on your next trip to California. You can breathe easy – provided you aren’t visiting during wildfire season! – and enjoy … Read more 7 Easy Yosemite Hikes for Beginner Hikers

13+ Amazing Santa Cruz Hikes to Tackle

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

Hiking the Lost Coast Trail: Guide to Trekking California’s Wildest Stretch of Coastline

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

7 Best Hikes Near Mt Shasta: Hiking Trails For All Levels!

Drive a little over four hours north of San Francisco and you’ll arrive in Mount Shasta – an enchanted city at about 3,600 feet above sea level in Siskiyou County. Known for the massive volcano of the same name, Mount Shasta is a popular attraction for outdoor enthusiasts across the nation. While mountaineers travel to … Read more 7 Best Hikes Near Mt Shasta: Hiking Trails For All Levels!

13 Things to Do in Point Reyes: Complete Travel Guide + Tips

Just a short day trip away from San Francisco, you can enjoy the beautiful Point Reyes National Seashore.  Drive a leisurely 1 hour north on Highway 101 to Manzanita, then continue north on CA-1 to Olema, where you will find the park entrance. Even though it is just a short drive, you may want to … Read more 13 Things to Do in Point Reyes: Complete Travel Guide + Tips

17 Incredible California Waterfalls Worth the Hike (+ Trail Info)

The Golden State is famous for many things — its sky-scraping sequoias, its awe-inspiring mountains, its stunning beaches — but for some reason, people forget about all the beautiful waterfalls in California. Sure, McWay Falls in Big Sur may come to mind, but there are several hidden gem waterfalls in California few people know about … Read more 17 Incredible California Waterfalls Worth the Hike (+ Trail Info)