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3 Hikes in Lake Arrowhead: Plan a Weekend Getaway

TRIP DATES: November 13-15, 2020 LOCATION: San Bernardino Mountains (Crestline/ Lake Arrowhead) CAMP: Thousand Pines via Campspot HIKES: Hot Spring, Heart Rock, & Pinnacles National Take a Hike Day 2020 There are 60k+ trails in the National Trail System and with the convenience of a cabin near Lake Arrowhead this past weekend, I got to […]

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One Weekend in Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada

This blog post combines two separate half-day trips, but if you start in the morning, you can pack all this into one full day or a leisurely weekend trip! I pass Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada on EVERY Southwest road trip and always told myself I would stop by on the way home […]

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Death Valley: 24 Hour Trip

Trip date: Dec 20-21, 2018Death Valley in 24 hours + 5 sightseeing spots for all levels The winter is the best time to visit the desert because of the weather. It’s much cooler temperatures during the day (low 70s when I went) and the evenings were amazing temps as well, around 55 degrees at night. […]

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The Wave, North Coyote Buttes: Permit & Hike Info

After 14 months of applying, I finally got lucky and won a permit to visit The Wave. To give you a quick background, “the wave” is officially known as North Coyote Buttes and is part of Paria Canyon/ Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness. It’s one of the most coveted permits and hardest to get because they only […]

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Patagonia (Trip Guide to Exploring Chile & Argentina)

I spent about 2 weeks exploring Patagonia which is the minimum amount of time recommended to me. I went at the end of the summer season and had amazing, almost perfect, weather! The weather is can be unpredictable there so you want to make sure to leave some extra days in case things don’t go as […]

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Visit St. George, Utah: Outdoor Activities & Parks within 1 Hour Drive

If you’ve been following my journey, then you would know I go to the Southwest a lot and always pass through St. George, Utah, but this year was the first time I’ve spent some time in the city and discovered so much more the surrounding area has to offer besides Zion National Park! Did you […]

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Arizona/ Sedona Road Trip: Trails, Camps, & Things to See

Last Thanksgiving, I took a week-long road trip to explore Arizona and discovered there’s much more variety than just the desert. They have canyons, red rocks, mountains, turquoise blue-green colored streams, milky blue colored rivers, arches, waterfalls, and so much more! Some days, we drove a lot and saw very little, but every day was […]

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