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Escape The Crowds In North Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is a fantastic vacation destination. There’s casinos, live shows, a beautiful lake waiting for you to jet-ski and kayak. The beaches fill up quickly in the summer, and the winter is a skier’s paradise. However, we find Lake Tahoe to be so beautiful and picture-perfect in every season that we would rather enjoy […]

Can You Walk Your Pet On The Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas, Sin City, walking the Strip… it’s an attractive prospect to most, but what about if you have your four legged furry friend with you? Well, it’s a bit complicated. When we visited Las Vegas in 2015 on our way home from California we spent the night in Las Vegas with Ellie. At this […]

Visiting Ft. Bragg & Glass Beach

Ft. Bragg is a quaint town along the Mendocino Coast. The drive takes about 4.5 hours from San Francisco. If you’re coming in from the south, we highly recommend taking Highway 1 along the coast for incredible ocean views the entire way. If you’re coming in from the west, we recommend taking Hwy 20 along […]

Amboy California Ghost Town

On our Route 66 road trip to the west coast, we found our way to a curious little town called Amboy. First settled in 1858 and established in 1883, Amboy has a long history nestled between the towns of Barstow and Needles. Hang with me here for a brief bit of history: The town was […]

Dog Friendly in Coronado California

Hitting the San Diego area with your pooch? We can’t speak highly enough of staying on Coronado Island. Coronado Island is located across the bay from San Diego, and is accessible by an easy 15-minute drive across the impressive 2.1 mile long Coronado Bridge. The town feels small, while surrounded by the big city (and […]

Best Places to Take Pictures of the Golden Gate Bridge

A professional or amateur’s photographer’s portfolio is arguably incomplete without their take on the Golden Gate Bridge. We’ve outlined some of the best spots to take pictures of one of the most iconic structures in the world, the Golden Gate Bridge. Close Shots – South Side of the Bridge Baker Beach Baker Beach is one of […]

Camping in the San Rafel Swell

This past spring, we felt the urge to ditch civilization, turn off our phones, and test out some new camping gear. Having only a 3-day weekend, and a small budget, we narrowed our sights on the area in Utah known as the San Rafael Swell. Nearby spots such as Moab and Zion usually draw all […]

6 Essential Tips for Traveling with Technology

We know the feeling of being disconnected. Luckily, there’s a multitude of devices to keep you in touch with the rest of the world. Here are our personal favorite tech to keep you connected to everything that matters during your adventures- whether you travel by plane, train, or automobile. Portable Charging While Traveling First things […]

5 Cabin Stays in Lake Tahoe CA

Planning a vacation to Lake Tahoe and don’t want to stay in some overcrowded hotel? We’ve compiled a list of some of the best cabins in the area. You’ll find a little something for everyone here. Some of these are closer to the busy hubub of South Lake Tahoe, some are on the opposite shore, […]

Route 66 Ghost Towns – Part 2

(Click on the map markers to see locations. Click to jump to that town in this post.) Lela, TX Lela, originally known as Story, Texas, sprung up at the turn of the century due to the railroads. The town had access to water, and boasted a school and post office. However, the nearby town of […]