Category: < 3 Miles

Valley View Preserve Loop Hike in Ojai

Valley View Preserve in Ojai

On this gorgeous morning back in January, we took a day trip to Ojai, CA. Ojai is about 1.5 hours northwest of Los Angeles and east of Santa Barbara. Located in Ojai Valley, this area is too hot for hiking for us during summer months. However, this hike makes a great hiking option this time

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Cathedral Rock in Sedona

Cathedral Rock Sedona

If you are ever in Sedona, Arizona, I recommend the Cathedral Rock hike. In short distance (0.7 miles), this hike gains 660 feet and involves boulder climbing. It is a super fun hike and is rated as challenging. After parking at one of the parking lots near the trailhead, pay the fee at the fee

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Teacup Trail to Coffeepot Rock

Coffeepot Rock Hike

Teacup Trail to Coffeepot Rock is a moderately trafficked loop trail located near Sedona, Arizona. This hike offers a scenic view and is family-friendly. It’s a nice little hiking option when you don’t have hours to explore. This hike starts from the Sugarloaf trailhead that is located on Buena Vista Dr. The parking lot is

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Not All Mountains Are Pointy

Toulumne Table Mountain

Traveling is great for many reasons. But my favorite reason is, I get to explore local trails and mountains otherwise I wouldn’t have the opportunity to. There are so many interesting trails to explore but we wouldn’t necessarily make plans to visit every mountain especially small mountains that are only known to the locals. Tuolumne

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Lewis Falls Trail

Lewis Falls

Lewis Falls Trail in Falling Springs, CA has been on my list for a couple of years, and we finally got to do it this summer. Not once but three times! It’s short, fun and beautiful! It is a perfect little hike during the hot Southern California summer months. The photos used in this post

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Jacks Peak to Rhus Trail Loop

Adventure Dog Photography

A trip isn’t complete without exploring a trail or two for outdoor-loving girls like us. Considering how extremely dog-friendly Carmel was, I found it hard to believe that it was difficult to find a dog-friendly trail nearby. I managed to find one in Jacks Peak County Park in Monterey, CA, so off we went. I

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Robbers Roost Trail in Arizona

Robbers Roost Sedona

Please note off-roading is required to get to the trailhead. Although you don’t need a 4×4, I wouldn’t recommend this hike if you have a low clearance vehicle. Robbers Roost Trail is an out and back trail in the Red Rock-Secret Mountain Wilderness located 20 miles northwest of Sedona, Arizona. It’s a lightly trafficked trail. We didn’t see anyone on

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