Posts tagged california national park
3 Days in Death Valley National Park
City Guide: The Stunning Granite Rock Faces of Yosemite
City Guide Joshua Tree: A Rustic Desert Escape

Joshua Tree is a gorgeous desert escape with its towering rock formations, starry skies and quirky art installations. This is a complete guide for all the wonderful activities there are to experience in this quaint desert town.

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The Perfect Weekend Itinerary for Joshua Tree

I’ve crafted what I would consider a perfect itinerary for those visiting Joshua Tree for the first timers. This is the perfect blend of activities to get a taste of the desert vibe. A little relaxation, some hiking, great food and sight-seeing.

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Visit Joshua Tree's Best Lookout Point at Sunset

Key's View is the best drive-up vista in Joshua Tree National Park. From the top you can see the Coachella Valley and the San Andreas Fault. You can also catch a view of Southern California's two highest mountains, Mount San Jacinto and Mount Gorgonio. On a clear day you can see California's largest lake, the Salton Sea.

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Kayak through Sea Caves on One of the West Coast’s Uninhabited Islands

A half-day exploring the sea caves on kayaks with Channel Islands Adventure Company.

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Climb Half Dome with Shoestring Adventures

Half Dome is on most Californian hikers top summits to conquer. I joined Shoestring Adventures on a 3 day backpacking trip through Yosemite National Park to summit this aptly named mountain.

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Explore Santa Cruz Island

Santa Cruz island is off the coast of Ventura and part of the Channel Islands National Park. It's a great place to camp, hike and kayak.

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