Pinnacles National Park

January 15, 2017
About an hour southeast of Salinas, California, lies Pinnacles National Park. The Pinnacles area was named a national monument in 1908 and gained national park status in...
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Around the Pacific Coast Highway

January 13, 2017
After visiting Sequoia and Kings Canyon, we headed west to Salinas, which would be our base of operations for a couple days. We arrived in Salinas in time to go to Point...
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Kings Canyon National Park

January 11, 2017
Kings Canyon National Park is adjacent to Sequoia National Park and the two are usually mentioned at the same time, as in "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks." Kings...
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Sequoia National Park

January 09, 2017
Sequoia National Park is the country's second oldest national park (Yellowstone was the first). From atop Moro Rock you can get a good overview of the park (after climbin...
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Joshua Tree National Park

January 07, 2017
This past October, Denise and I ventured to California for 18 days. During that time, our primary objective was to see 6 national parks, in celebration of the 100th anniv...
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