If you need a break from the hustle and bustle of city life and want to reconnect with the great outdoors, check out Switzer Falls in the heart of Angeles National Forest. This hike has a beautiful babbling creek, the stunning scenery of the mountains, and a moderate hiking challenge to get your heart pumping. The finale of course, is Switzer Falls.
Modernism Week is made up of events, tours and workshops all over the Coachella Valley (Palm Springs & beyond). It’s a celebration of design, innovation, and midcentury glamour. Nestled against the backdrop of the arid desert landscape, this annual event unfolds as a vibrant tapestry, weaving together the rich history of midcentury modern architecture, the allure of Hollywood's golden era, and the timeless elegance of Palm Springs.
Black Star Canyon Falls Trail is a hidden gem in Silverado, California, that truly comes to life during the spring after a refreshing rain, transforming into a paradise of vibrant wildflowers and cascading waterfalls. In this blog post, we'll give you all the details you need to know to hike this stunning trail.
Clyde Canyon Lower Loop and Charmichael Road Trail is located within the Charmlee Wilderness Park in Malibu, California. In January everything is gorgeously green, trees standing tall, and wildflowers adding a pop of color. On clear days, get ready for mind-blowing 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean.
Tucked away in the vast wilderness near Joshua Tree, the Chaparossa Loop Trail offers a refreshing escape from the crowds and fees of the more popular hiking destinations inside Joshua Tree National Park. This lovely hike showcases the unique beauty of the Pioneer Mountains Preserve. In this blog post, we'll take you on a photo journey through the trail, providing valuable insights and tips for your own adventure.
Tuna Canyon Trail is in the picturesque Santa Monica Mountains near Topanga. It has breathtaking vistas of the Pacific Ocean, diverse plant life, and a serene atmosphere.In this blog post, I'll take you on a virtual journey through the wonders of hiking Tuna Canyon, showcasing why it's a must-visit destination for outdoor enthusiasts.
Gigi’s restaurant in Palm Springs has a touch of retro charm with modern aesthetics, creating a space that feels both timeless and trendy. The outdoor patio, surrounded by lush greenery and the distant hum of Palm Springs life, provides the perfect setting for a leisurely brunch or a relaxed catch-up with friends.
The East Indio Badlands Trail near Palm Springs features the San Andreas Fault showcasing tectonic up tilts created over millions of years, unique slot canyons, and panoramic vistas of the Coachella Valley, all amidst sandy river washes. This trail is often overlooked due to it’s proximity to Joshua Tree National Park, but it’s a stunning trail that offers so much to see!
Mission San Francisco De Asís (Mission Dolores) was founded in 1776 and is the Oldest Surviving Structure in San Francisco. The mission is a small church constructed of adobe with ornately painted wooden ceilings and carved statues of saintly figures. The basilica now stands towering over the mission and was finished in 1918.
Abalone Cove Trail in Palos Verdes is a short trail to a beautiful beach on the Pacific Coast of Southern California. Once you park, you can follow the trail down the cliffside to explore the tide pools with all kinds of sea creatures and really interesting rock formations.