Tag: travel

Happy 7th!

birthday girl

Every year I try to do something special on Xena’s birthday. This year, we celebrated my sweet girl’s milestone birthday at the Mojave Desert last week. After an exhilarating hike that included a standoff with a wild bull, chasing after jackrabbits, getting cactus spines removed from a paw in the middle of a hike, and

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Hiking to Ho’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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Guest Blog: Top Dog-Friendly RV Campgrounds Near Hiking Trails in California

We are delighted to share our next guest blog by Shelley Trupert at Outdoorsy! Dreaming about renting a cool RV and traveling with your four-legged friend by your side or love camping but cold winter nights aren’t your thing? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

Ruby Lake via Mono Pass

This hike begins from the Little Lakes Valley trailhead which is the same trailhead for the popular Little Lakes Valley hike. The main parking lot gets full quickly in summer. There are additional parking spaces on the side of Rock Creek Road about a mile away from the trailhead. We came here last summer with a

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