Category: < 3 Miles

Juniper Trail

Juniper Trail in Moab

Here is the last hike from our February Moab trip. After the short but fantastic hike to Corona Arch, we drove to the empty Gold Bar Group Campground nearby to make lunch. The food is always so good after a hike! Since the morning hike was a short one, we decided to check out another

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Corona Arch Trail

Corona Arch Trail in Moab

Before “Corona” was associated with “Stay At Home” and pandemic, we visited this wonderfully dog-friendly place to explore the natural arch. This is the most popular hike in Moab, UT, with or without a dog, because of the dramatic sandstone rock formation, so I highly recommend doing this on a weekday if you want to

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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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