Hiking Half Dome Yosemite National Park | A First Timer

As I sit here preparing to write about my incredible hiking experience to Half Dome, my mind is drawing a blank. I think I am still going through a hiking hangover. Yosemite National Park is so amazing I don’t even know where to begin. The pure magnificence of this place is astounding and anyone who has visited will know it can leave you speechless. So, I will do the best I can to take you...

Three Sisters Falls Hiking Guide

San Diego certainly has its share of culture, coasts, and city life! But it also has an abundance of beautiful nature, landscapes and waterfalls. Three Sisters Falls Hike in the Cleveland National Forest is icing on the cake when it comes to fun and unique hiking adventure. Here is a recap of our recent excursion into Pine Valley to explore this amazing pathway to gorgeous waterfalls. Three...

Hiking Guide To Ryan Mountain|Joshua Tree NP

One of the highest peaks in the beautiful Joshua Tree National Park is Ryan Mountain. It’s vast diversity of foliage and desert shrubs align this moderately challenging hiking trail on Ryan Mountain. The opportunity for stunning views and exploring the surrounding desert nature is what lured me to this hiking adventure recently. Read further for my hiking guide to Ryan Mountain in Joshua Tree...

The Slot Trail In Anza-Borrego Desert State Park!

Dramatic colorful canyons, big horn sheep enjoying the ocotillo, and a beautiful sunny California day. It's a perfect time to hike the slot trail in Anza Borrego Desert State Park! We are starting the new year already with a little adventure and hiking, exploring, and navigating through this picturesque and historic state park. Did you know? That Borrego in Spanish means bighorned sheep? The...

Exploring Saguaro National Park

Fitlifeandtravel.com Two Districts to Saguaro National Park Being surrounded by endless numbers of saguaro cactus might not be the best way to spend an afternoon in your mind. But exploring Saguaro National Park shed some nature enlightenment and history for me. Allow me to take you on a journey as I take a closer look into the West District of Saguaro National Park. We stroll through these...

Top 12 Calendar Worthy Nature Pics!

We recently started a new tradition of creating a calendar that contains our best pics from our travels and adventures as a gift to our families. They have mentioned several times how much they enjoy our calendar. The calendar we create is one that recaps many of our experiences in adventure and travel over the past year. Here is our Top 12 calendar worthy nature pics. Travel Recap Captions This...

Explore Pinnacles National Park!

Pinnacles National Park is known as the People's Park and it is the final park we visited on our three-day weekend excursion to central California. We are excited to finally explore Pinnacles National Park! The previous two days were filled with impressive historical sequoia trees, beautiful landscapes, and stunning sunsets! For every new national park we visit, we have a new found appreciation...

Hiking Camelback Mountain In The Summer!

The Phoenix area is home to at least seven mountain summits for hikers and adventurers to enjoy. Camelback Mountain stands out in the area as the ultimate mountain of mountains. And although thousands visit this hiking trail annually, do not be misguided by this popularity. Climbing this mountain is quite a challenge, but hiking Camelback Mountain in the summer is feat! Here is my recap of our...

Channel Islands National Park | Santa Cruz Island

Channel Islands National Park might be one of the most under appreciated national parks of them all. Granted, there are still several national parks I have yet to visit, but Channel Islands has definitely been put on my places to revisit bucket list. The Park We didn't what to expect upon visiting this park with its distinct location and coordinating transportation, etc. So we arrive with open...

Hiking To Potato Chip Rock San Diego

There are so many beautiful hiking trails and nature walks throughout San Diego County, but one of San Diego's most popular and well known hiking spot is Potato Chip Rock at Mt. Woodson. Hiking to Potato Chip Rock San Diego will offer you plenty of nature viewing pleasure and scenic landscapes. Hiking To Potato Chip Rock Mount Woodson Hiking To Potato Chip Rock As you make your way up Mount...