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Spend a Day Kayaking Along The Russian River

The Russian River is a popular California summer destination. Located in Sonoma and Mendocino counties just north of San Francisco, the river winds past...

Death Valley 1-Day Road Trip

Planning a road trip to see all of Death Valley in one day is impossible. It's one of the biggest parks in the country...

Making The Most Out of a 3-Day Trip to Yosemite

Planning a 3 day trip to Yosemite can be overwhelming when there's so much to see and do. If you're only spending 3 days...

How To Get A Hiking or Backpacking Permit For Half Dome

Getting a Half Dome hiking permit in Yosemite is like winning the lottery - literally!... since it's a lottery system, you have to win...

Guide to Visiting Death Valley

Foreboding, desolate, isolated, and brutally beautiful; Death Valley in the largest national part in the continental US at 140 miles long and 15 miles...

Guide to Hiking Half Dome

Hiking Half Dome is a "bucket list" item for many people and is not something to commit to lightly or to go into unprepared....

Backpacking/ Hiking to Big Pine Lakes (via North Fork of Big...

The North Fork Trail of Big Pine Creek to the 7 alpine Big Pine Lakes is definitely one of the prettiest and best hikes...

Guide for Hiking Mt. Baldy (Mt. San Antonio)

Mt. Baldy is the highest peak in Los Angeles county and is a popular and difficult hike that's just over an hour outside of...

Hiking to Yost / Fern Lakes, Inyo National Forest

This is a short but difficult hike to two beautiful lakes in the Sierra Mountains in Inyo National Forest. Yost and Fern lakes sit...

How to Get Permits for the John Muir Trail

The John Muir Trail is a life long dream for many hikers. With incredible views and challenging terrain, hiking this 213 mile trail can...

The Panorama Trail: Glacier Point, Illilouette Falls, Nevada & Vernal Falls

The entire Panorama Trail goes from Glacier Point past several stunningly beautiful views and waterfalls, and down to the valley floor via The Mist...

Hiking Taft Point to Sentinel Dome Loop

Taft Point and Sentinel Dome are two prominent landmarks along the south rim which boarders Glacier Point Road. You can visit each point or...

Hiking Upper & Lower Jackass Lake

This is an absolutely beautiful hike with astounding views of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The name Jackass Lake comes from when congress sent the...

Hiking The Mist Trail in Yosemite

The Mist Trail is one of the most popular and beautiful trails in Yosemite. Marked by amazing landscapes and waterfalls views, it's pretty obvious...

Visiting Pirate Tower, Victoria Beach, Laguna Beach

A fun little roadside stop on a beautiful Victoria Beach in Laguna Beach CA. Contrary to it's name, this 60ft "Pirate Tower", as it's...