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Sound Bathing in Joshua Tree: A Guide to the Integratron

Sound Bathing in Joshua Tree: A Guide to the Integratron

One of the most unique things to do near Joshua Tree is to get a sound bath at the Integratron. It’s sort of a spiritual-type experience that you need to have an open mind for, but if you really let yourself get into it I…

How to Start Mountain Biking: A Quick Guide for Women

How to Start Mountain Biking: A Quick Guide for Women

Starting out as a beginner mountain biker can be intimidating, especially for us women! I’ve been there before so I get it! I started mountain biking because my husband really likes it, so I decided to try it as something fun for us to do…

The Best California-Themed Gifts Found on Amazon

The Best California-Themed Gifts Found on Amazon

What kind of gift do you get someone who is obsessed with California? I’ve got quite a few ideas for you to find that perfect gift for the California-lover in your life.  Being obsessed with California myself, I have scoured Amazon looking for all the…

The Best Pacific Coast Highway Stops in Orange County

The Best Pacific Coast Highway Stops in Orange County

Did you know that California’s famous Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) starts (or ends) in Orange County?! This famous scenic route goes almost all the way through The OC, sending you past the cutest beach towns along the way. It’s the perfect mini Southern California road…

16 Weekend Road Trips from Orange County, California

16 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…

12 Easy Hikes in Orange County with an Amazing View

12 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…