Category: < 3 Miles

Red Rock Canyon NV

A year ago we visitedย Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area for the first time. It was during a holiday weekend in February so it started to get crowded by 9am. Out of 26 available hiking options in the park, we explored 2 trails – Moenkopi Loop & White Rock. January of this year, we headed

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Hiking with Dogs in Big Bear Lake

Best dog-friendly hikes in Southern California

Initially I drove up to Big Bear Lake to hike Gray’s Peak that Sunday morning. But when I got there, I found a note at the trailhead saying that it’s closed until 6/16/17 for bald eagle habitat. Hmm, ok then. Luckily, Big Bear Lake is dog-friendly and have many trails that Xena is allowed. The

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Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada

Valley of Fire State Park is 55ย miles northeast of Las Vegas off Interstate 15. Unlike the day before, I took my time in the morning. I even ordered a room service. I wasn’t going to be having a real meal until dinner so I savored it. Valley of Fire Hwy was peaceful. Make sure you

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Red Rock Canyon in Nevada

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is 17 miles west of Las Vegas. I made a PB&J sandwich for lunch from the room then packed our food for the day as I planned on spending all day at Red Rock Canyon. I picked up a soy latte from Starbucks at the hotel on my way

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