Category: Los Padres National Forest

Girls Weekend in Santa Barbara

Last spring, my sister and I drove up to one of our favorite places. Santa Barbara. When we take a trip together, wine tasting and hiking are almost always on our list and this weekend wasn’t any different. πŸ™‚ Dog-friendly Hotel: We checked in to Santa Ynez Valley Marriot in Buellton. They had a small

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Cold Springs Trail to Montecito Peak

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.Β  — Edward Abbey Trailhead is located on E Mountain Drive in Santa Barbara. There is a wood sign at the trail. With canopies of trees and a gradual incline, the trail startedΒ out

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Message on a Stone.. Jesusita Trail

This is a sequel to my previous entry We Love You, Santa Barbara. WhenΒ I went to bed the night before, I planned to hit the trails early that morning. But when I woke up, it was overcast and it even drizzled a little on and off. So instead, I got myself a soy latte from

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