Category: < 3 Miles

Mojave Desert Lava Tube

Mojave Desert Lava Tube is one of the popular destinations in the Mojave National Preserve. This short easy hike is family friendly. It begins at the dirt parking lot off Aiken Mine Rd. Although this hike is rated easy based on the distance and elevation gain, it has a few challenges worth mentioning. The first challenge is

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Hiking to Ho’opi’i Falls

Po'opi'i Falls

When I vacationed in Kauai a few months back, I made sure we explored a few trails. It’s my 3rd trip to this paradise and so far, I didn’t have to repeat any hikes. In fact, my hiking wishlist grows after each trip. There is plenty of beautiful trails to explore on the Garden Island

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One More Try At Convict Lake

We were back in the Eastern Sierra past weekend. I just can’t get enough of that place! Last time we were up in Convict Lake, Xena ate a fish hook and had to be rushed to a vet. You can read all about that exciting visit here. This time, she was advised not to eat any

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Red Rock Canyon NV

A year ago we visited 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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