Ghost Hunting in Tonopah, Nevada

Our road trip this time takes us deep into the Nevada desert to an old mining town that is still booming today. It was my kids 16th birthday and the only wish was to stay at a haunted hotel. So we headed out on a haunted road trip filled with abandon buildings, scary clowns, and…

Lake Dorothy

Our annual hiking trip found us in the Inyo National Forest again.  This year we are hiking behind Convict Lake and backpacking to Lake Dorothy.  We headed out Wednesday night following along the very familiar 395 highway.  We got to Bishop early enough to check in to the Bishop 395 Inn and make a quick…

Three Sister Falls

Three Sisters Falls is an out and back 4.1 mile trail in the Cleveland National Forest close to Julian, California.    We came in from Temecula, taking highway 79. Once you are about a mile away from Julian you will turn on a country road that will take you through some amazing ranches.  A couple more…

13 Places to Visit While Road Tripping Through Southern Utah

May 2022 For this three day weekend we decided to head to one of our most favorite places to visit, Utah, to explore some of their back country roads.  We had no plans except to start near Zion National Park.  Below you will find our video and all our stops along the way with some…

Three Sisters Falls – San Diego County

Three Sisters Falls is an out and back 4.1 mile trail in the Cleveland National Forest close to Julian.    We came in from Temecula, taking highway 79. Once you are about a mile away from Julian you will turn on a country road that will take you through some amazing ranches.  A couple more turns,…

Montana 2021 Deer Hunt

This is the first year we have ever hunted Montana. Don got drawn for a mule deer tag. We were invited by our friend Gary to come hunt with him while he was out there, something their family has done for years and years. The drive to Montana took us 21 hours of drive and…

Historic Railroad Hiking Trail to Hoover Dam

When you think of Nevada you think of the Glitz and Glam of Las Vegas but Nevada offers so much more than just casinos and the night life within the casino walls. We traveled to Nevada on a Wednesday morning in February for a work trip. I have been wanting to do some of the…

How to See the BEST of Death Valley in 2 Days

Friday Night 2022 is the year of road trips for us.  We started the year with a weekend Road Trip to Death Valley. We both work over 40 hours a week so most over our trips are only 2 days but we cram as much as we can in those two day. This blog will…

10 Places to See on Highway 395 in 2 Days

Friday Night 1. Hogback Creek Our summer road trip focused on the 395 highway along the Eastern Sierra’s mountain range in the Inyo & Mono County. We found camp late Friday night at a primitive camp spot along Hogback Creek.   Nothing around us but the bright stars and the dark sky in the sierra’s. …

Zion, Utah ~Youth Deer Hunt ~ 2021 Season

October 13, 2021 The youth program in Utah is amazing. Alyssa has been drawn 3 years in a row for Utah. She got drawn for the Zion unit again. We decided to do the early hunt this year which starts on October 13th. The area is really popular with hunters but with the early hunt…