Category Archives: California

Hiking in Channel Islands National Park: Trails, Tips, & Camping

Island Coastline, Santa Cruz Island, Channel Islands National Park, California

If you’re seeking a unique place to go hiking in California, Channel Islands National Park will offer spectacular views and trails for all levels. This is a guide to hiking in Channel Islands National Park, including Santa Cruz hiking tips, where to camp, and more! Channel Islands National Park Hiking Guide We have split this […]

12 Beautiful Cabins and Airbnbs near Sequoia National Park

Best Airbnbs near Sequoia National Park

There are few national parks in the United States as impressive as Sequoia. These are the best Airbnbs near Sequoia National Park (and King’s Canyon)! If you’re looking to spend more than one day in Sequoia National Park, you will definitely need to get accommodation sorted and have a fantastic place to stay while there. […]

Ultimate California to Arizona Road Trip in 3-5 days (+ Map)

California to Arizona road trip - Monument Valley

When I trace back the years and all of my trips, one of my favorite journeys was a California to Arizona road trip where I had the opportunity to stop at national parks, roadside attractions, and other points of interest. As an east coaster, I am not used to remote places and feeling like a […]

How to Visit Channel Islands National Park (+ Things to Do)

How to Visit Channel Islands National Park

One of the best national parks in California worth visiting is Channel Islands National Park.  This is a guide to one of the most beautiful places in the state and it will detail how to visit Channel Islands National Park, what to do there, and more! Traveling to Channel Islands National Park Located approximately 29 […]

Should You Visit Death Valley in Winter? (+ Tips if You Do)

Death Valley in winter

Visiting in summer is practically a ‘no-go’ but should you visit Death Valley in winter? This guide spills all the details and tells you exactly what to do during winter in Death Valley if you plan a trip there! Death Valley, California. The thought of the place makes me shudder as a person who hates […]

One Day in Joshua Tree National Park (Day Trip Itinerary)

One day in Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree National Park is a perfectly located park for those wanting to take a day trip there or stay for a short weekend.  You can easily see a lot in one day in Joshua Tree or you can stay there for a week and still keep occupied. It truly is one of my favorite US national parks to […]