Point Reyes Lighthouse: One of California’s Most Beautiful Coastal Scenes

In my opinion, the Point Reyes Lighthouse is one of the most memorable and beautiful places you can see in California. I have wanted to go for years, to see this historic spot and to walk down the 300+ steps that take you to the lighthouse on the cliff. Due to how far from everything […]

Pigeon Point Lighthouse in Pescadero

Located on historic Highway 1, the Pigeon Point Lighthouse has been guiding ships since the late 1800’s. Even though it is no longer able to be climbed, it is still a fun, quick stop along Highway 1. You can walk around the area, see the old lens, photograph the lighthouse from a distance and stay […]

Point Pinos Lighthouse in Monterey: Oldest Lighthouse on the West Coast

While spending time in either Carmel or Monterey, be sure to add a visit to Point Pinos Lighthouse to your list. This lighthouse is the oldest of all of the lighthouses on the West Coast, is well preserved, and has excellent docents that tell you about its history and help you learn about house lighthouses […]

DL Bliss State Park: Beaches, Lighthouses, Hiking & Campgrounds

As the second most popular state park in the Tahoe area, next to Emerald Bay, DL Bliss State Park is an amazing spot to camp for the weekend or spend a day relaxing on the beach. It is also the starting point for the famous Rubicon Trail as well, which is one of the most […]

DL Bliss Lighthouse Trail to the Historic Rubicon Point Lighthouse

DL Bliss State Park is a popular state park in Lake Tahoe area, especially since it is the start of the famous Rubicon Trail. This trail goes from DL Bliss all the way to Emerald Bay along the water and I have been told it is one of the best in the entire area. That […]

Trinidad Head Lighthouse Memorial

In the small fishing village of Trinidad, the entire town is a National Landmark, sits a small but beautiful lighthouse. This lighthouse was moved off the hill nearby it to its current location and overlooks stunning coastline while it stands as a serene monument. It is a great 15 minute stop during a road trip […]

Anacapa: Channel Islands National Park

One of the adventures that has always been high on my priority list has been visiting the Channel Islands National Park. Due to it being 14 miles off the coast of California at its shortest distance and 55 miles at its furthest, this series of islands hold a ton of untouched beauty in their remoteness. […]

Cabrillo National Monument & Point Loma Lighthouse

On a recent trip down to San Diego Amie and I were searching for things to do. I was browsing Google Maps and saw a National Monument right on the tip of the Point Loma Peninsula. I wasn’t even aware that it was there and since we were already going to Lucha Libre Tacos and […]