Tag: dog-friendly-travel

Carrizo Plain National Monument

Carrizo Plain National Monument is 151 miles northwest of Los Angeles. Two popular destinations in southern California during the wildflower season (March-April) are Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve. Pictures from there are breathtaking but they don’t allow dogs on the trails. And you know how I feel about hiking without Xena. On

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Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada

Hiking with Dog

Valley of Fire State Park is 55 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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Solo Travel and Hiking with Dog

Hiking with Dog

I get asked often about hiking and traveling solo from other women, “Aren’t you scared?” with horror on their faces. Yes, I do get anxious at times on the trails when the trail doesn’t show up on my GPS, and I don’t see anyone for a while, but those moments don’t stay long. A little

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Whatever Wednesday: Road Trip

I don’t normal blog two days in a row but Whatever Wednesday sneaked up on me this week. We recently took a road trip to Nevada and wanted to share a few photos from the road with you guys. I can’t wait to share our trail adventures from Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State

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