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The Sierra Nevadas refers to the mountain range starting from Sequoia National Park and workings its way up to Tahoe where it recedes into the hills of Plumas National Forest and shows itself again in the form of the Central Cascades. While Yosemite National Park is world-famous, the eastern face of the Sierra Nevadas is …

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San Diego is “America’s Finest City” for a reason.  Between the quick access to the desert, mountains, and beaches, plus year-round 70-degree weather, this city has so many outdoor adventure possibilities.  San Diego is a big, widespread city with so much to do so it’s hard to decide what things are worth seeing or doing, especially …

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California. The birthplace of modern surf culture. All the stereotypes are true. People say “dude” too many times in a conversation with a heavy California accent. Navigating the California coast for waves reveals an intriguing surf culture filled with intriguing contradictions. Amongst lineups bustling with surfers donning brands like Ripcurl, Billabong, Patagonia, and Quicksilver, the …

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  Driving along Interstate 5 in Northern California can feel monotonous, but these 3 waterfall hikes are easy to do and are a wonderful way to break up your West Coast road trip. A detour between Redding and Mt. Shasta offers stunning mountains, forests, lakes, and waterfall hikes. It transforms a dull road trip into …

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This was one of the very first road trips we took when we first moved into our RV and became full time travelers back in 2015 and it’s STILL one of the most beautiful highways we’ve ever driven. With white sandy beaches, jagged coastlines, and turquoise waters, Big Sur is no doubt one of California‚Äôs most famous and beautiful destinations. Read our blog Big Sur Road Trip for our top tips on where to stay, what to see + our 10 Day Itinerary!

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California coast road trips are so much fun!  From surf towns to city life and from sand dunes to dense forests, driving the coastal Highway 101 and Highway 1 is always an adventure.  This 2 week California coast road trip will take you to great surf spots near Ventura and Santa Cruz, beautiful hikes in Mendocino and …

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Hiking Trip from San Diego, All my life, and I thought I knew everything there was to do in America’s Finest City, especially when it came to hiking in San Diego. That is until El Niño’s onslaught of storms kept our oceans polluted with runoff and the surrounding vicinity too wet to do much outside. …

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