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The Best Weekend Road Trips from Orange County, California

The Best Weekend Road Trips from Orange County, California

Southern California is literally the perfect starting point for so many great road trips in California. Just in SoCal alone, there are tons of beaches to relax on, deserts to roam, parks to hike, and even an island to explore (yes – an ISLAND!). I’m…

11 Easy Hikes in Orange County with an Amazing View

11 Easy Hikes in Orange County with an Amazing View

Orange County is lucky to have a bunch of amazing hikes…and such a wide variety too. From super easy ocean view hikes to difficult hikes that take you to the top of the mountain, we have them here. In this post, I am sharing some…

How to Cure Wanderlust When You Can’t Travel

How to Cure Wanderlust When You Can’t Travel

Whether you are reading this during the time of the COVID-19 stay at home order or for whatever reason you just can’t travel at the moment, I think these tips will help you get through your feelings of wanderlust when you can’t take that trip…

3 Day Itinerary for a Unique Southern California Desert Road Trip

3 Day Itinerary for a Unique Southern California Desert Road Trip

The desert is one of my favorite places to explore and in this post, I’m sharing a California desert road trip itinerary for a weekend in the Colorado Desert. Maybe you haven’t heard of the “Colorado Desert” before (which is part of the larger Sonoran…

2019 Year in Review

2019 Year in Review

I don’t normally write this type of post, but it’s a New Year so why not! I haven’t been in the mood for writing much lately, and the best way for me to get my momentum back is to just write whatever I feel like,…

25+ Practical Gifts for Outdoorsy Women

25+ Practical Gifts for Outdoorsy Women

Finding a gift for the woman who loves the outdoors isn’t all that difficult. My wish list of outdoor items seems to be never-ending since I’m always finding super cool things that will make my hikes, bike rides, road trips, or beach days even better.…

7 Unique Outdoor Activities in Irvine, California

7 Unique Outdoor Activities in Irvine, California

You might not know it yet but Irvine, California, or “The Center of Orange County, California”, has a ton of outdoor activities. I mean miles and miles of outdoor fun! I live right next door and I am just now realizing exactly how many things…

Laguna Beach Parking Guide: Where to Park in Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach Parking Guide: Where to Park in Laguna Beach

If you’ve been before, you know that parking in Laguna Beach can be somewhat of a pain. That pretty much goes for any Southern California beach city, especially in the spring and summer. The beautiful coastline of Laguna Beach is filled with residential areas among…

YogaClub Subscription Box Review: 5 Reasons to Try It

YogaClub Subscription Box Review: 5 Reasons to Try It

I decided to give the whole subscription box thing a try and I went with the YogaClub subscription box. This couldn’t have been at a more perfect time since I recently added “practice more yoga” onto my 6-month Dreamline (if you don’t know what a…

8 of the Best Beaches in Laguna Beach

8 of the Best Beaches in Laguna Beach

Laguna is my favorite beach city in all of Southern California, and the first place I fell in love with when I moved to Orange County. Once you see my list of the best beaches in Laguna Beach, you will understand why I love it…

Visiting the Mission San Juan Capistrano

Visiting the Mission San Juan Capistrano

The Mission San Juan Capistrano is an amazing historical gem located in Orange County, California. Even if you are not into history, it is still worth visiting because the Mission is absolutely gorgeous. The story behind it is very interesting too! Before my visit, I…

The Best Way to Spend a Day in Crystal Cove State Park

The Best Way to Spend a Day in Crystal Cove State Park

One of my favorite things to do in Orange County is to spend a day in Crystal Cove State Park. Crystal Cove is one of Orange County’s largest park areas, and it stretches from the ocean into the backcountry hills and has a bunch of…