2017 Super Bloom in Joshua Tree National Park

Did you know Southern California is experiencing what’s called a, “Super Bloom”?! Something they haven’t seen in over a decade if ever. A park ranger stated, “this year’s conditions were perfect for such a phenomenon: long steady rain throughout the winter and the heat never got too hot. “ There are flowers in places where you usually don’t see them. … Read More

5 Must-Do Adventures in & around Yosemite National Park

This trip marks our 30th National Park explored together! Ron and I are celebrating my Birthday week! Yes, I get a whole week to celebrate and explore Yosemite NP and Mono Lake!  Thanks to my PNC points, I’ve saved up the past two years (not the best point system but can’t complain) and managed to get our flights and car for … Read More

20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Mono Lake

Day 5 We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to visit Mono Lake since we were staying so close. I was excited to see the famous tufa towers in person! This 70 square mile saline lake has no living fish but is home to TRILLIONS of brine shrimp and alkali flies. Over 2,000,000 birds visit every year! Talk about a bird watching paradise. … Read More

My Experience Hiking Half Dome & Everything You Must Know

DAY 3 Our alarm goes off at 3:45am.. yup that early! We had a two+ hour drive to the trail head from June Lake. Rolled out of bed and my calfs were more sore then the day before! Want to know how I won the daily lottery?! Click here and read about how we entered We never looked up where … Read More

A Day at Lambert Dome & Tenaya Lake

Day 3 Today is the day! Im nervous, but yet excited. So many things running through my mind, do I even want this? I am so sore from yesterday, I don’t know if I can fathom making it. The only way to find out is look. Ron and I both pulled out our laptops, checked our emails at the same time, … Read More

Yosemite; Hiking Up Four Mile Trail To Glacier Point

DAY 2 Perks of a three hour time change, we woke up at 5:30am ready for the day! We took it easy, did some work, got an accepted offer on one of our homes and had a good complemtary breakfast. Headed 45 minutes into the park and stoped at the Wilderness Center to see about hiking Half Dome since a … Read More