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10 Relaxing Green Spaces Around Los Angeles

Cities can be stifling. Even Los Angeles. Though it’s not full of skyscrapers like its East Coast counterpart, LA’s traffic-packed grid of streets and chaotic population can become a bit overwhelming at times. Sometimes...

Guide to California’s National Parks

California features the most national parks of any state in the U-S of A, so it can be tough to choose between them. If you’re taking a trip to the Golden State and are...
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Chief Tenaya, the Ahwahnechees, and the Mariposa Battalion: Yosemite National Park’s Violent Beginnings

Like every parcel of land in the United States, Yosemite National Park is imbued with a complex history of both flourishing progress and incredible violence. This complexity is made obvious when we read the...
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The Top Photo Spots in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is one of the most well-known parks in the United States — and possibly even the world. Its famed granite peaks and picturesque valley views make Yosemite an incredibly attractive photography...
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Half Dome at Midnight: Hiking in Yosemite

After spending my summer in Chicago, I came back home to California feeling a void from not having spent any time in the mountains. Luckily, a friend of mine happened to win the Yosemite...
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Day Trip Guide to Channel Islands National Park

Located off the coast of Southern California, Channel Islands National Park is an untouched, pristine group of islands that offer plenty of opportunities for outdoor exploration on just a simple day trip.  As the perfect...

Wheelchair-Accessible Trails in America’s Top National Parks

To sit in the massiveness of any natural landscape brings about a healing perspective everyone deserves and needs. To be surrounded by cycles and beauty that function independently from human touch is disorienting and...

Trace California’s Coast on a Highway 1 Road Trip

California State Route 1 (also known as Highway 1) is the highway that runs along most of the state’s Pacific coastline. With stretches of beaches, cliffs, forests, hills, and mountains, Highway 1 provides an...

Your Day Trip Guide to Santa Barbara, California

When planning a classic California road trip, remember that Los Angeles is almost always the ideal starting point — think of it as a springboard to the countless destinations that lie just a few...

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