Potato Chip Rock: Mt Woodson Summit in San Diego

I love the picture I have seen of people standing on the edge of a thin rock that looked like it will break at any moment. Upon additional research, I found out that the rock as mentioned above is outside of San Diego on top of the Mt Woodson summit. I figured I had to […]

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 […]

Santa Rosa Plateau: Vernal Pools, Wildflowers & Adobes

It is not often that you really get a taste for what our area of Southern California was like before the commercialization and people filled it to its current capacity. Sure you can make the drive up into the mountains, but a quick trip over the Santa Rosa Plateau is a great way to spend […]

Bee Rock Hike in Griffith Park

Bee Rock is another little gem of a hike that is located right next to the old LA Zoo in Griffith Park. This area is quickly becoming one of my favorite stops in LA as it is so close to the hustle of the city yet it feels so far away. This unusual mountain juts […]

Hollywood Sign & The Batcave: Hiking LA’s Famous Spots

One of the most iconic symbols of Southern California, the Hollywood Sign, is also very accessible and should be a go to destination at least once during your time in California. The hike is easy enough that any member of the family can do it, but still difficult enough to get your heart rate pumping […]

Escondido Falls Hike in Malibu: A Beautiful Three Tiered Waterfall

Escondido Falls is one of the best hikes along the entire coast of Malibu. The hike itself is a relatively easy 4 miles round trip, but it leads you to one of the best waterfalls in Southern California. The waterfall has three tiers, one that is easy to access and two more that should only be […]

Devil’s Chair Hike in Devil’s Punchbowl County Park

After hearing about the beautiful geography and interesting hiking trails in Devil’s PunchBowl County Park I finally set out to experience it myself. About an hour and a half from LA and from the Inland Empire, this county park, located in the city of Pearblossum, is a gem that I would highly recommend you seek […]

Devil’s Punchbowl In Pearblossum, CA

The Devils Punchbowl is a unique area in Pearblossum, CA (about an hour and a half North East of Los Angeles) with a state park that houses some interesting hiking trails and truly unique geological formation. The Devils Punchbowl itself is accessible from a 1 mile loop trail that drops you down into the center […]

Slot Canyon in Anza Borrego State Park

The slot canyon in Anza Borrego is one of those hikes that you never realized you had right in California. The slot canyon is a beautiful natural formation nestled in the heart of the Anza Borrego State Park, about an hour and a half East of San Diego. The park has no fees to enter, […]

Natural Rock Bridge in Death Valley

Death Valley is full of unique and interesting places to visit. From Devils Golf Course to the Racetrack it has a large collection of odd natural formations, and the rock bridge is one of them. The natural rock bridge in Death Valley is located only a short 10 minute drive from Badwater along a dirt […]