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[Pinnacles National Park, CA / San Juan Bautista, CA, Nov 27, 2021] On our second day, we left even earlier than the day before. We knew the gate to the west...

[Pinnacles National Park, CA / Soledad, CA, Nov 26, 2021] Don’t let Pinnacles’ reputation fool you – this little gem gets busy. The parking lots can fill up quickly on weekends,...

[This blog post will be continuously updated with new information. Last Updated Jan 13, 2022] As more and more national parks institute timed entries, reservations and lotteries, planning your national park...

[Los Angeles, CA, Nov 25, 2021] Pinnacles National park protects a mountainous area in California’s Central Valley. The park is an easy drive from both Los Angeles and San Francisco (4.5...

[Kings Canyon National Park, Aug 28, 2020] On our third full day on this trip, we decided to stay closer to home in Kings Canyon and do some of the things...