Tag: Big Sur

10 Best Coastal Hikes In California

We’ve written a lot about great hiking trails in California. But even though we have some posts about specific coastal parks or hikes, we’ve never written a thorough guide to hiking on the California coast. Well, it’s better to do it late than never – here it comes: the best coastal hikes we’ve found in…
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Our 6 Favorite State Parks In California

California is a big and diverse state and it’s home of several unique national parks. Like Sequoia, the land of giant trees, Yosemite, the land of waterfalls or Death Valley, the hottest place on Earth – just to mention the most famous ones. But California has a lot of state parks as well (roughly 200…
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Our 10 Favorite State Parks In The US

We’ve been to 13 US states. 17 national parks, 30+ state parks, 20+ other kind of parks (preserves, regional parks, recreation areas etc.). Yes, we love outdoors! And the United States is a huge country with a great variety of hiking opportunities. A lot of its national parks are world famous and for a good…
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Best Early Spring Hikes In California

Every season is hiking season with unique beauties in California. Early spring’s magic is the wildflower bloom! It starts as early as January and it’s over by April – at least at lower elevations (we definitely don’t think of the Sierra Nevada which is mostly covered by snow even in April). Also, early spring is your last…
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Roadtrippin’ Big Sur, California

We’ve already told a lot about California State Route 1 (Highway 1, Pacific Coast Highway or whatever you’d like to call it) and why we are so in love with its breathtaking ocean views and wildlife watching opportunities. Now we want to highlight our favorite part of this long highway and share our 1 day…
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Best Scenic Drives In The US

Road trips are especially popular among Americans. We understood the reason while living in the United States. It’s just the perfect country for road trips. Roads are wide and well-maintained. They offer any kind of service you’d need (gas stations, restaurants, restrooms, rest areas). On the other hand, distances are long. If you want to see…
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Best Scenic Drives In California

We usually think of driving as just getting from one place to another, hopefully fast and smooth. There’s periods in the long hours of driving when the scenery is interesting and beautiful, but most of the times it’s just the never ending road. California was the first place which surprised us with such scenic drives…
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Best Autumn Hikes In California

One of the many reasons we love California is that it’s perfect for hiking all year. Every season has some specialties to offer though and there’s some extremes which is good to know about. We’ve started this series to show you our favorite California hikes for all the seasons. Let’s start with autumn, so you can…
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