Tag: outdoors

Best of Portuguese Bend Reserve

With many trail options, Portuguese Bend Reserve in Rancho Palos Verdes is a popular hiking location. This is also our go-to place when I don’t have time to research a new trail but want to spend some time on the trail. Not a bad place to have as a back-up. 😉 The view from Burma

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Fish Canyon Falls

9/12/19  Update:  This trail is indefinitely CLOSED due to fire damage since 2016. Fish Canyon Falls trail is located in Duarte, CA and the trailhead is located in Vulcan Material Plant. At the end of Fish Canyon Road, there is a sign for the trail. Follow the sign to the parking lot. This is a popular hike

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Dog Gear Review: Waterproof Dog Collars

Does your dog love water? Warm weather is approaching. That means water activities will be surely part of your adventures. River, lake, stream, beach or even some pool time! 💦 So many options! Xena’s not quite a water dog yet but loves to, I mean L-O-V-E, to roll in things outside. My favorite collar for Xena has white fabric with black

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Ontario Ridge To Shell Beach Bluff Loop

This may be the best coastal hike we’ve done so far! This hike is in Pismo Beach, CA. You can do this loop either clockwise or counterclockwise. We happened to do it counterclockwise and in the end we were glad we chose to do it this way. If you are like me and have acrophobia,

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Wildwood Park

A couple of weeks ago, I packed my bags for a long weekend at Pismo Beach in San Luis Obispo County. I was happy that my sister could join us. 1st Day – Wildwood Park in Thousand Oaks I’ve been wanting to go back here and explore more. It was Hazel’s first time so I was excited

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Paradise Falls

Wildwood Park is in Ventura County. I loved this place so much, I went twice this month! Since I extended the route for our second hike, I decided to write two separate posts. This is a 3-mile loop hike that includes a tepee and waterfalls. We arrived at the parking lot just a little after

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