Category: State & National Parks

California Vacation Ideas

California Vacation Ideas

Whether you’re passing through, staying for 3 days or digging into the California Lifestyle we have vacation tips for your trips all along the California Coast.

Discover Ohio: Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Discover Ohio: Cuyahoga Valley National Park

If you’re visiting Northeast Ohio, you may not realize we have our own nature retreat right in Cleveland’s backyard. Cuyahoga Valley National Park is an easy drive from both Cleveland and Akron and can provide a fantastic getaway from, well everything. I’m always surprised when I talk to […]

Hiking at Limekiln State Park

Hiking at Limekiln State Park

Exploring Big Sur for a day? Making your way down the PCH? Whether you plan to spend a little time or a lot in this area, Limekiln State Park is a must-see. (more…)

Tips for Your Yosemite Valley Vacation

Tips for Your Yosemite Valley Vacation

If this is your first time visiting Yosemite National Park here are the things you should know.

When You Run Out of Gas in Yosemite Valley

When You Run Out of Gas in Yosemite Valley

It was a foggy morning. After having a quick breakfast that we had to pick up from the VONS grocery store in Oakhurst ( due to lack of Free Breakfast at our hotel), and questioning if Hiking in Yosemite Valley was really the best plan […]

Visiting the Marin Headlands

Visiting the Marin Headlands

 

The Marin Headlands are a perfect escape from the city if you’re visiting San Francisco. Not only does it give you some beautiful views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the city and Angel Island, there’s also some great hiking opportunities, beaches and Point Bonita Lighthouse. (more…)

Easy Waterfall Hikes in Yosemite Valley

Easy Waterfall Hikes in Yosemite Valley

  Taking the trip to Yosemite Valley can be a once-in-a-lifetime-adventure OR just a lot of driving and frustration.

Daytrip to Point Reyes National Seashore

Daytrip to Point Reyes National Seashore

Point Reyes National Seashore was the first place we stopped on our recent California trip. And all I can say is WOW. I wish I had planned more time here….in fact, this place was so awe inspiring for me, I’m trying to figure out if […]

6 Reasons you need to Visit Point Reyes National Seashore

6 Reasons you need to Visit Point Reyes National Seashore

Point Reyes National Seashore…..you need to go there. Why?! Because

 

  1. the beaches!  While there are many different types of coastline here, the beaches are breathtaking. (more…)