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Tag: California

Hiking Redwood National Park

Hiking through Redwood National Park for a totaled 8.8 miles on our trackers.  It is fun to have a step tracker on a vacation like this because some days end up being impressive. Redwood National Park is a strangely set up park in that it is mostly a California State Park with some “National Park” sections thrown in. But it is a free National Park! The Kuchel Visitor’s Center to the South is along the ocean and in a section known for it’s eerie fog and huge rogue waves. We watched the 1980s video about Redwood National Park while simultaneously Read More

A Day in Mendocino, California

Mendocino ended up being the best surprise of the whole trip! I have heard of Mendocino prior to this trip but didn’t know anything about it and don’t know anyone who has been here. Sunny skies, friendly natives, delicious food, amazing views, and opera music made it very memorable. Unbeknownst to us, the big Mendocino Music Festival was going on while we were there. Instead of paying for tickets to get inside the music tents, we wandered around outside while an amazing opera singer performed or was practicing, either way it was pretty cool. As we listened to opera BC Read More