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Just Go to Joshua Tree National Park – A Full Day of Hiking and Adventures

California Joshua Tree National Park

Just Go to Joshua Tree National Park – A Full Day of Hiking and Adventures

Many of the millions of people who go to Joshua Tree National Park each year are seeking photographs of Joshua trees, an iconic plant which actually grows throughout much of the Mojave Desert. However, on our first visit to the park, we discovered that Joshua Tree has so much more to offer than just Joshua trees. 

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Just Go to Joshua Tree National Park - Hiking the Fortynine Palms Oasis Trail

California Joshua Tree National Park

Just Go to Joshua Tree National Park - Hiking the Fortynine Palms Oasis Trail

Joshua Tree National Park is located less than three hours from both Los Angeles and San Diego and attracted nearly 3 million visitors in 2017.  One trail that is commonly skipped is the Fortynine Palms Oasis Trail.  Though you may be tempted to skip this hike in favor more well-known attractions, what you’ll be missing is a very special desert landscape that is sure to surprise you!

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6 Reasons Why You’ll Fall in Love with Death Valley National Park

California Death Valley National Park

6 Reasons Why You’ll Fall in Love with Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park occupies over 3 million acres on the border of California and Nevada.  This desolate area isn’t what comes to mind when you think of the most beautiful places in the world, but those that make the 2.5-hour trek from the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas are in for an unexpected treat.  Based on our time in the park, here are a few reasons why you should add Death Valley to your list of travel destinations!

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Ask Andrew - Death Valley National Park

Ask Andrew California Death Valley National Park

Ask Andrew - Death Valley National Park

Andrew traveled to Death Valley National Park in February 2016. We asked him for his thoughts on the park, and here is what he wrote.

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Just Go to Muir Woods National Monument - A Morning of Hiking and Exploring

California Muir Woods National Monument

Just Go to Muir Woods National Monument - A Morning of Hiking and Exploring

When planning a visit to San Francisco, most do not even consider incorporating the natural wonders of Muir Woods National Monument into their plans. While it is easy to fill up a week visiting popular attractions such as Alcatraz Island, Ghirardelli Square, Chinatown and Fisherman’s Wharf, you are missing out if you don’t head across the Golden Gate Bridge and spend a half-day amidst this beautiful grove of old-growth redwoods.  Learn More about our Itineraries Now! TRANSPORTATION TO MUIR WOODS Muir Woods National Monument is an easy 30-40 minute drive (see map from San Francisco). Make sure you pull off...

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