Pfeiffer Beach in Big Sur: Purple Sand, Sea Caves & Dog Friendly

After visiting the McWay Waterfall in Julia Burns State Park, I was looking over some pictures of Big Sur I had pulled up on my phone and noticed Keyhole Arch, the large rock that is a staple of Pfeiffer State Beach. I did some research and figured out how to get to this park which is not […]

Tide Pools of Little Corona Del Mar

I have always been intrigued by the limitless and extraordinary life that exists in our planet’s oceans. I am a huge fan of aquariums, have snorkeled dozens of times and have a hard time turning off Shark Week even though it’s the same thing every year. For this reason, I am a fan of tide […]

Morro Bay State Park and Morro Rock

Morro Bay is a beautiful little town located along highway 1 in between the elephant seals of Cambria and the sprawling beaches of Pismo. I have traveled their many times as it is a great stop or final destination for a vacation along the California coast. During my most recent trip we stopped there only […]

Elephant Seals of San Simeon

San Simeon is a small town above Cambria and Morro Bay that is known for two things, Hearst Castle and Elephant Seals. I have visited both, and while I love Hearst Castle, the elephant seals are my go-to stop. These creatures are truly unique with their vast stature and overall playfulness. These seals really do get their […]