Fitzgerald Marine Reserve

This last year we started exploring Half Moon Bay a little bit. One of the places we found and absolutely love is Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. It’s a beach but, not just a beach, it has tide pools! Really good, easily accessible tide pool that aren’t in a dangerous location. This place is gold, a trifecta…

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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

One particularly early morning, Erik had a doctors appointment. So we all piled in the car and went with him. The kids and I hung out in the car while daddy did his appointment. Afterward we wanted to shake off those doctor vibes, and the best way to do that? Go adventuring, of course! We…

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Gaia GPS

When hiking the less gear you have to carry the better. Most of us are already hiking with our phones and we don’t want to have to carry another GPS device. We use iPhones and the built in GPS locates us quickly and with pretty solid accuracy. Most modern smart phones come equipped with at…

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Pinnacles National Park: Bear Gulch Cave Hike

We were itching to get out of the house. Work and school and housework had us needing an escape. There was a chance of rain in the late afternoon, so that meant we had all morning to adventure (not that we would have let the rain stop us). So we got ourselves ready, filled our…

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Our Go To Place: Hunting Hallow

In my blog: Tips for Hiking with Kids, tip number 6 is, find a favorite spot. A spot that is close to your house, that makes getting out easy and fun. Today, I’m going to share ‘our spot’ with you. It’s close to home yet far enough away to cure any wanderlust hearts. It’s called…

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