Route 66 Rendezvous: An Excuse to Photograph Vintage Cars

One of United States most famous roads is Route 66 which spans 2,448 miles and connects Chicago and LA. The road itself was established in 1926 and ran for almost 60 years before it was removed from the US highway system in 1985. The historic Route 66 gets many visitors ever year, but it’s the […]

Torrey Pines State Reserve: Hiking Razor Point, Yucca Point & the Beach Trail

By far one of the easiest and most rewarding hikes you can do in Southern California is the plethora of trails at the Torrey Pines State Reserve in La Jolla. These trails provide a perfect backdrop for your exploration of the amazing California coastal scenery and they can be as long or as short as you […]

The Donut Hole, La Puente: A Drive Thru Donut

A couple weeks ago I was researching cool places to go in LA and stumbled upon The Donut Hole of La Puente. My sister is a huge fan of donuts so naturally I had to check it out and see if it was as awesome as the pictures made it seem. It is not everyday […]

Fingerprints Record Store: The Horrible Crowes

Finding myself in a good record store is how I would imagine antique lovers feel about a good vintage shop. I love to browse the aisles looking for hidden treasure, be that a CD from my youth that brings nostalgia or a record of a band that I have been waiting to pick up. When […]

Winchester Mystery House In San Jose, CA

By far one of the strangest places I have written about thus far will be this post on the Winchester Mystery House, of the Winchester rifle fortune. The house is full of mazes, corridors, doors and windows that lead to full brick walls and even a door in a second story room that drops completely to the […]

Eberle Winery Paso Robles: Cave Tours and Wine Tastings

One of my favorite places in California is the little strip of coast that starts in Pismo beach and heads inland to Paso Robles. In that 45 minute stretch of road you can encounter beaches at Pismo, shopping and great food at San Luis Obispo, the Firestone brewery and Paso Robles Wine country. All of […]

The Olive Pit in Corning (Green Olives, Nuts and Olive Oil)

It is always fun to find those little stops along your road trip that provide something different and help you to create new memories and traditions. For me and my friends every trip to Northern California always The Olive Pit in Corning in it. This place is in the self proclaimed “green olive capitol of […]

Hiking Bumpass Hell: Lassen Volcanic National Park

When exploring Lassen Volcanic National Park and hiking Lassen Peak we decided to also hike Bumpass Hell, one of the parks most well known attractions. Bumpass hell is named after Kendall Vanhook Bumpass who stumbled on this area in the late 1800’s while he was hiking. It is named Bumpass Hell because he actually fell […]

Hiking Lassen Peak: Lassen Volcanic National Park

I have always wanted to hike Mt Lassen in the Lassen Volcanic National Park (part of the Cascade Range) so we made it a point to make the trip to the park over Labor Day weekend. Lassen peak is undergoing a lot of restorations for the next three or four years, so there is only […]

Hiking to the San Jacinto Summit from the Tram

About a year ago a couple friends and I set out to hike to the San Jacinto Summit from where the tram lets out. Without much research we went into it thinking this would be a pretty simple hike as the tram drops you off at 8500 feet and the summit is only 10500; however, […]