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craters of the moon

Top Trails at Craters of the Moon

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[…]

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[…]

Sand Camp | Crescent City

Sand Camp is a remote camping site located on the Smith River, in close proximity to the Redwoods National and State Parks. There is nothing better than pulling up in our truck camper, and having the whole place to explore on our own. An added benefit is that this spot is free. Many of the Read more about Sand Camp | Crescent City[…]

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[…]

Enderts Beach; A Hidden Gem

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

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 Campground

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 Campground[…]

all terrain camper

All Terrain Camper Install-Bobcat Shell

Choosing An All Terrain Camper When we first started to consider how we wanted our all terrain overland setup to look, there were a few must-haves on our list. We wanted the camper to be lightweight, cost effective, and convenient, and the bobcat shell checked all three boxes. Most importantly, we had to have something Read more about All Terrain Camper Install-Bobcat Shell[…]