Craters of the moon caves

Cave Exploration at Craters of the Moon National Monument

The landscape that Craters of the Moon National Monument offer is stunning in its own right. Below the surface, there are over 400 unique caves. Year over year the number of caves discovered at Craters of the Moon is growing. Crater of the Moon Caves Craters of the Moon makes for a very memorable exploration Read more about Cave Exploration at Craters of the Moon National Monument[…]

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Top Trails at Craters of the Moon National Monument

Craters of the Moon is the result of multiple eruptions that have formed an array of lava tubes, cinder cones, and volcanoes. Walking through Craters of the Moon feels as if you are on another planet. Strange structures, vast lava fields, and wickedly shaped trees are found throughout this foreign landscape. Craters of the Moon, Read more about Top Trails at Craters of the Moon National Monument[…]

Crater Lake

Crater Lake: Top 3 Family Trails

When it comes to Crater Lake, the archaeic volcano turned lake no doubt steals the show. The 33 mile loop that circles Crater Lake is full of stunning views. Well known for being the deepest lake in the United States, the collapsed volcano also has plenty of hiking trails ranging from easy to extremely difficult. Read more about Crater Lake: Top 3 Family Trails[…]

Crescent City, California: Day Trip Itinerary

Crescent City is a quaint coastal town in Northern California. If you are on a road trip exploring the coast, Crescent City is the perfect place to spend some time and stretch your legs. We hope to provide some insight into the area by sharing how we spent our day here. There are so many Read more about Crescent City, California: Day Trip Itinerary[…]

Hidden Gems: Enderts Beach

Enderts beach tops the list for beaches located on the Redwood Coast. Given that you have to take a hike to enter Enderts Beach from Enderts Beach Road, we found that it is a lot more secluded than other beaches in the area. Enderts Beach is known for its tide pools and whale watching. There Read more about Hidden Gems: Enderts Beach[…]

Trees of Mystery: BIG Paul Bunyan on a Road Trip in Northern California

When most people go on a road trip in northern California, they probably don’t have visiting a big Paul Bunyan at the top of their list given all the natural beauty in the area. If you are looking for a place where nature meets weird, Trees of Mystery definitely delivers. Trees of Mystery is ideal Read more about Trees of Mystery: BIG Paul Bunyan on a Road Trip in Northern California[…]

Trillium Falls Trail: Beauty in Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park in Northern California offers trails of all lengths from the challenging Lost Man Creek Trail (22.0 miles), to the well known Lady Bird Johnson Grove Natural Trail (1.4 miles). Ultimately, we decided to take on the Trillium Falls Trail. Like many of the surrounding trails, this 2.8 mile trail brings you through Read more about Trillium Falls Trail: Beauty in Redwood National Park[…]

The Lost Coast: Camp Usal

Camp Usal is an isolated camground in Sinkyone Wilderness State Park. Located in a very under-developed area of California, the towns that exist on the coast are few and far between. The fact that a lot of these areas are hard to access make it ideal for overland exploring. Multiple hiking trails are found along Read more about The Lost Coast: Camp Usal[…]

The Lost Coast: Usal Road

After having our camper installed in Sacramento, we headed north. Our first destination was Usal Campground located in Mendocino County. Usal Campground is remote, and is one of the southernmost points of the Lost Coast. After turning onto US-101, the turnoff for Usal Road is roughly 13 miles north of Westport, California. The entrance for Read more about The Lost Coast: Usal Road[…]