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Motorcycle Ride Around South Lake Tahoe

3-Day Road Trip in Lake Tahoe

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Looking for something to do for a 3-day Tahoe/Truckee getaway? Look no further, here’s the plan!  My name is @hannahbrie and I’m going to take you on a 3-day adventure through some of my favorite parts of North Lake, Truckee and South Lake.  This next visit you can enjoy our beautiful home as well as […]

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Mono Lake Eastern Sierra Family Fun

3-Day Road Trip in Eastern High Sierra

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Day 1 | Bishop, California Bishop, CA is known as a small town with a big backyard. When you visit you’ll quickly understand why. Bishop is nestled between two mountain ranges, the Sierra Nevada’s to the west and the White Mountains to the east.  Both hold some of the highest mountains in the state, over […]

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Kings Canyon National Park

4-Day Road Trip in Western & Southern High Sierra

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Pinecrest Lake, Tuolumne County Our adventure began at Pinecrest Lake in Tuolumne County. After a delicious lunch at Mia’s restaurant nearby, we parked our car and stepped off excitedly for our first hike of the trip. The loop trail around the lake is about five miles with a very small amount of elevation change, and […]

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Sequoia National Park Tunnel Log Driving

7 Unique & Wonderful Things To Not Miss In The High Sierra

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Looking for things to do on your next vacation in the Sierra Nevada? From the largest gold leaf nugget in the world to the iconic falls that Ansel Adams made famous, here’s seven weird & wonderful things you won’t want to not miss in the High Sierra. The Classic “Fall” In All Those Pictures Of […]

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A Salute To National Park Week In The High Sierra

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The United States is very fortunate that past citizens had a vision to protect our most beautiful places. If it wasn’t for people like John Muir and many others, the current and future generations wouldn’t be able to enjoy its treasures. Join the nation as we celebrate National Park Week in the California High Sierra’s […]

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Yosemite Falls High Sierra Waterfalls

Waterfall Season Is Here

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Why do we enjoy traveling into the mountains? Is it for the scenery? Adventure? Solitude? There are so many reasons to visit, but we feel a major one overlaps all of them: Freedom. The ability to let go and enjoy the moment. With waterfall season upon us, it’s the perfect time to step away from […]

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lupine California flowers in the High Sierra during spring

5 Easy To Spot Flowers In California High Sierra & One Flowering Plant

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Crimson Columbine. Desert Evening Primrose. Sierra Tiger Lily. Honestly speaking, wildflowers might have the coolest names of any living organism on the planet. And if you begin the process of identifying what they are, the stories behind them are even more interesting. To help you start the journey, here’s a few of the easier to […]

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California mountain region animals Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep

High Sierra “Natives” – Animals, Plants, & More That Only Exist Here

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We’ve talked about the legends of the human-kind which shaped our mountains’ story, but now it’s time to delve into the wildlife that only call this place home. Just like the hardy individuals that settled here, this list of the California mountain region animals, flora, fauna, and fish will astound you. Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep […]

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Minaret Vista secluded roads

Most Secluded Roads – Four Mountain Passes Only Open In The Summer

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It’s a simple scientific fact vacations are good for your health. They remove you from the activities and environment you associate with stress and anxiety. Why not take it one step further and get as far away from people as possible by taking a road trip to one of these four mountain passes only open […]

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