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Carrizo Plain National Monument | Carrizo Plain Wildflowers | Carrizo Plain Travel Guide

Carrizo Plain National Monument | Carrizo Plain Wildflowers | Carrizo Plain Travel Guide

Carrizo Plain National Monument is located in San Luis Obispo County and features over 200,000 acres of public land for visitors to enjoy exploring year round. The national monument is very remote and provides you that peace and quiet you just can’t seem to get in its surrounding cities. It is a place to become one with nature and it’s considered one of Southern California’s best kept secrets. Well…till now of course. The 204,107 acres of public land are currently being completely taken…

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Pet Friendly Ideas Joshua Tree National Park | Navigating Joshua Tree National Park With Your Dog | Top Hikes For Dogs In Joshua Tree National Park

Pet Friendly Ideas Joshua Tree National Park | Navigating Joshua Tree National Park With Your Dog | Top Hikes For Dogs In Joshua Tree National Park

Most National Parks are not very Fido friendly,  and unfortunately Joshua Tree National Park is no exception. With the park spanning almost 800,000 acres, which is slightly larger than Rhode Island, there are surprisingly not too many options on where you can adventure with man’s best friend. But don’t fret I’ve put together a small list of some of my favorite pet friendly activities at Joshua Tree National Park so you don’t have to leave Fido at home. Keys Ranch Dirt Road Dogs…

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Bedford Peak | Hiking Cleveland National Forest | Hiking Trails Silverado California

Bedford Peak | Hiking Cleveland National Forest | Hiking Trails Silverado California

Bedford Peak was not a hiking spot I was really aware of till I hiked it today. It seems it’s an unknown hidden gem of a hike in Orange County, California. One where you kinda forget your in Southern California…well till you spot Mt. Baldy in the distance (that mountain haunts me I swearūüėĀ). We were told the hike would be roughly 7 miles, but we did get off track a bit and ended up hiking about 9 mile. Which the Tiny…

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Pali Puka Hike | Oahu Hawaii Hikes | Dangerous Island Trails | Nu’uanu Pali Lookout

Pali Puka Hike | Oahu Hawaii Hikes | Dangerous Island Trails | Nu’uanu Pali Lookout

So we all read the posts on social media saying things like if something scares you it means it’s good for you or do something that scares you everyday….etc, etc, etc. I mean I’ve even posted stuff like that on my social media outlets …And it all sounds good and it makes you motivated to do things you haven’t done before. And that’s all great and dandy…till your bestie tells you you’re hiking the Pali Puka. And you think to yourself…

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Lanikai Pillboxes Hike | Hiking the Lanikai Pillboxes | Kaiwa Ridge Hike

Lanikai Pillboxes Hike | Hiking the Lanikai Pillboxes | Kaiwa Ridge Hike

Explore the Lanikai Pillboxes! The Lanikai Pillbox hike is a great way to start your day on the Windward side of Oahu. A lot of people hike this to view the sunrise. However, me and my girl gang are on island time so we opted for a late morning hike! The hike is very clearly marketed across from Mid Pacific Country Club with a sign that says The Pillbox. This hike can also be referred to as Kaiwa Ridge Trail….

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Makapuu Lighthouse | Makapu’u Point Lighthouse Trail | Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline | Makapu’u Tide Pools

Makapuu Lighthouse | Makapu’u Point Lighthouse Trail | Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline | Makapu’u Tide Pools

 Makapu’u Point Lighthouse Trail Always amazing to fall asleep on a plane and wake up in my former home state of Hawaii. My heart has always been split between my home in Ohio and my home in Hawaii. It’s a treat to arrive on Oahu to visit friends and family.  Every time I arrive I quickly realize I don’t have near enough time to go to my fav spots, eat the best grinds, and see my old friends. My time…

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Chino Hills State Park | Hiking Chino Hills State Park | Wildflowers at Chino Hills State Park

Chino Hills State Park | Hiking Chino Hills State Park | Wildflowers at Chino Hills State Park

We’ve turned into total hippies… just running aimlessly in fields of flowers! And man it feels so good. Walker Canyon just fueled my wildflower obsession and as soon as the tiny monster and I were driving away I immediately felt the need to research another wild flower location… to get my flower fix! And don’t fret I waited till we reached home to start my research on my next wild flower location Such led me to…. CHINO HILLS STATE PARK…

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Walker Canyon Wildflowers | Hiking Lake Elsinore Wildflowers

Walker Canyon Wildflowers | Hiking Lake Elsinore Wildflowers

I have not one bit of shame in the fact that I’ve become crazed…obsessed…captivated by all¬†the amazing wildflowers appearing in Southern California. Since the “super bloom” I’ve been on the hunt for the best flower power¬†spots around. Location: Flower Heaven….Just Kidding…Walker Canyon near Lake Elsinore California…Off the 15 Freeway. I was on the 15-South so it was Exit 81 Lake St. You currently can’t miss it. 1) Because the poppies are a poppin and…2) There are crowds of peep in…

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Newport Beach Back Bay | Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve | Dog Friendly Trails in Newport

Newport Beach Back Bay | Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve | Dog Friendly Trails in Newport

Since we got massive amounts of rain here in Southern California every hiker, adventurer, and outdoorsy person I know is on the hunt for wild flowers. Well we found em! We found a whole heck of a lot of them…let me tell you!!! I had heard some rumors that the¬†Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve¬†was covered with beautiful wild flowers. So I packed up little Lemon, got our new nifty Cannon camera and headed out to….hopefully, catch a glimpse of some…

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Hiking Yosemite National Park | Vernal Falls | Mirror Lake | Winter Hiking Yosemite National Park

Hiking Yosemite National Park | Vernal Falls | Mirror Lake | Winter Hiking Yosemite National Park

Hiking Yosemite National Park So I went over a lot of the benefits of visiting the park in the winter, however I would be lying if I didn’t tell you that there are also some drawbacks. Some of those drawbacks being that some trails are closed, some roads are not accessible, and the quickly changing weather can make for dangerous conditions all around you! We ran into some of these drawbacks when wanting to hike to Vernal and Nevada Falls. Vernal…

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