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Giants Things- California Roadtrip

The end of any vacations strikes at your emotions- whether glad to get back to “real life”, pets, and your own bed or sadness that an adventure is coming to an end. With one day left of our California roadtrip we made the most of it by seeing lots of giant things- like giant statues and Avenue of the Giants. Not too far outside of Redwood National Park is the strange giant statues of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox at the roadside stop called Trees of Mystery. We stopped for a photo op of course. Inside the Trees Read More

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