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6 ACTIVITIES FOR WHEN YOU’RE IN QUARANTINE

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VISITING MANZANAR NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

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7 WAYS TO MOTIVATE YOUR KIDS TO HIKE

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HIKING DELICATE ARCH TRAIL WITH KIDS

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PLANNING YOUR FIRST CAR CAMPING TRIP

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DISCOVERING LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST

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4 EASY WAYS TO ELEVATE CAMPING BREAKFASTS

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FINDING THE IDEAL SPOT TO PITCH YOUR TENT

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FAMILY ROAD TRIP TO SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK

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ESSENTIAL CAMPING CHECKLIST

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CAMPGROUND ETIQUETTE

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FIRST COME FIRST SERVED CAMPING TIPS

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3 MUST DO THINGS AT LASSEN VOLCANIC N.P.

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GOING TO THE MOUNTAINS IS GOING HOME

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National Parks Stay Home Activities

6 ACTIVITIES FOR WHEN YOU’RE IN QUARANTINE

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April 22, 2020
There are times when you want to be outdoors, exploring our beautiful public lands but for a myriad of reasons, you can’t be outside. Maybe it’s the weather that’s keeping you at home? Or, maybe there is a global pandemic that requires of all of us to work together in order to protect each other […]
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National Parks Road Trips

VISITING MANZANAR NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

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March 24, 2020
Nestled against the Eastern Sierra range, with snow capped mountains peering down from above and a brisk wind sweeping through, sits the Manzanar National Historic Site.  While, this may sound like a spectacular spot for a vacation; sadly, this is where a very dark time in our US history has been preserved for the education […]
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Hiking Outdoor Newbies

7 WAYS TO MOTIVATE YOUR KIDS TO HIKE

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February 25, 2020
As parents we look forward to passing our love of the outdoors onto our children.  Many of us strap our kiddos into a baby carrier very early in their lives and hope they fall in love with all the new experiences they are having!  We also really look forward to when our little ones are […]
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HIKING DELICATE ARCH TRAIL WITH KIDS

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February 5, 2020
Delicate Arch is the most iconic rock structure in Utah.  Located just outside the city of Moab, Delicate Arch is a golden sandstone bridge that towers alone on the tip of a deep bowl of orange striped rock that drops off steeply on both sides of the arch.  It stands in solitude like the Statue […]
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Camping Outdoor Newbies Road Trips

PLANNING YOUR FIRST CAR CAMPING TRIP

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January 22, 2020
Car camping is one of the easiest ways to get started camping whether it’s by yourself, with a group of friends or your family.  Having your car parked at your campsite gives you an easy base to work from and it allows you to bring a few extra ‘comforts’ of home to make your trip […]
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Hiking National Parks

DISCOVERING LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST

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January 9, 2020
We love it when we discover a whole new area to explore and hike in our own backyard.  Living in Southern California, there is so much to discover and sometimes you just need a friend to invite you to hike somewhere you haven’t visited before and just like that your world expands! We’ve driven through […]
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4 EASY WAYS TO ELEVATE CAMPING BREAKFASTS

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December 3, 2019
Cooking at the campsite can be many things.  It can be quick or drawn-out. It can be a fun bonding moment or it can be a chore.  It can even be all those things and more at once leading you to being intimidated and a bit too conservative in your meal planning which is why […]
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Camping Outdoor Newbies

FINDING THE IDEAL SPOT TO PITCH YOUR TENT

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October 15, 2019
Whether you reserved your campsite 6 months ago or at the last minute found a fabulous First-Come-First-Served site, campers often have no idea how the actual layout of their site will be until you’re standing right in front of it.  Your site may have a severe slope or the fire ring and picnic table are […]
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Hiking National Parks Road Trips

FAMILY ROAD TRIP TO SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK

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October 1, 2019
When our youngest was 15 months old, we took our first long road trip from California to Utah to explore some spectacular National Parks.  Since then, each year in March, when my husband has Spring Break from his university teaching position, we take a week to drive, hike, explore and bond in some of our […]
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