Five Unique & Crazy Places to Visit in Los Angeles

Through writing this blog I have been able to research a lot of the more unusual and interesting places around California, because lets face it, no one wants to read about a chain restaurant or small city park. There has always been a fascination in seeing or experiencing something that you haven’t before, and in this I […]

Best Places for Christmas in Southern California

While California doesn’t have the snow and cold that ushers in the Christmas spirit for most of the United States, there are still a ton of great events that allow you to get into the holiday spirit. While I cannot speak for the epic celebrations in Northern California, here are my favorite ways to enjoy the holiday […]

California State Parks: List by County

Since California has so many state parks I figured I would create a page which lists them all and then links to the posts I have made on the different parks I have been able to visit. I would love to get to all of these one day, but until then hopefully it will help […]

Hiking the John Muir Trail: Top Six Favorite Places via The Muir Project

The Muir Project is a collective of multimedia artists and outdoor enthusiasts, which set out on July 10, 2011 to hike the John Muir Trail and record their experiences. 219 miles in 25 days. In that epic snow year in the High Sierras, they left their daily lives behind in search of new adventures. They […]

Offroading in California: Top Four Areas

This is a guest post, the things mentioned in the article may not coinside with the views of the owner of this site. Use caution when attempting anything refrenced in this article. “California is the place you wanna go”, so says the old Beverley Hillbilly’s song, and with its incredibly varied topography, California really is […]

California’s Ten Best Places for Photography

One of the questions I am most often asked is “What are the best places to photograph in California.” While this question is like asking someone who their favorite child is, I have tried to narrow down my favorite places to just ten. I am sure they will change, but as of August 2012, these are my […]

Top Hiking Trails in Southern California

Update: This post now has more then ten hikes – Enjoy and be sure to comment with your favorite hikes! By creating this blog, I am often asked, “What are the top places to hike in Southern California?” While this is a tough question answer, it is petty easy for me to narrow down my […]

California’s National Parks and National Monuments

One of best things about living in California is the wide array of beautiful and diverse National Parks & Monuments all located within the state (there are nine of them, but 28 including the monuments). From Joshua Tree in the South to Lassen Volcanic Park in the North, California is full of diverse and wonderful […]