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San Diego Swimming Holes

San Diego truly has everything. Just 45 minutes away from the beach you’ll find natural swimming holes in San Diego’s state park. These hikes range in distance and difficulty so there’s something for everyone here. Whether you just moved to San Diego or are a local, this blog post will explain the best swimming holes […]

Hiking Annie’s Canyon Trail (Local’s Guide)

Annie’s Slot Canyon hiking trail is a family friendly 1.5 mile trail located in the San Elijo Lagoon. Annie’s Canyon is known for its unique slot canyons and ocean views. It’s an easy, family friendly hike located in Solana Beach. It’s also great for beginners. There are multiple routes available when hiking Annie’s Slot Canyon in […]

Hike Mission Trails Visitor Center Loop

Mission Trails Visitor Center Loop is the perfect introduction to hiking the 8,000 acre park. With over 60 miles of hiking trails there’s something for everyone. Visitors Center Loop is an easy, family friendly hike that starts at the park’s amazing visitor center. The trail is easy to follow with trail signs along the way.  […]

Best Hikes in North County San Diego

The hiking scene in north county San Diego is very diverse. There’s hiking trails with ocean views, lakes, slot canyons, and in the wilderness. They range in difficulty and distance so there’s something for everyone here. Whether you just moved to north county or are a local, this blog post will explain the best hikes […]

Local’s Guide: Hiking Eagle Rock

Eagle Rock is a great family friendly hike in Warner Springs. With minimal elevation gain, trail markers, views of the mountains, and an awesome rock formation, what’s not to love about Eagle Rock hiking trail. Even better, it’s part of the historic Pacific Crest Trail. The hiking path that goes all the way from Mexico […]

Hiking Guide: Monserate Mountain Trail Loop

Hiking the Monserate Mountain Trail Loop is a fun challenge. Without construction, Monserate Mountain Trail Loop is a 4 mile hike located in Fallbrook, CA. Monserate Mountain is normally done in a loop but part of this hike is currently closed for construction. For now, Monserate Mountain is a 3.2 mile out and back hike.  […]

Local’s Guide: Three Sisters Waterfall Hike

As an avid hiker, I make it a point to hike Three Sisters Waterfall every year. When it’s flowing, it’s such a beautiful waterfall. Before doing this hike, there’s certain things you should know and prepare for. Preparation is key before every hike. This is not a beginner hike. It’s no secret that Three Sisters […]

Hiking Chula Vista: Mother Miguel/ “Rock House”

Is Mother Miguel hiking trail open? YES, from sunrise to sunset. After seeing so many hikers post their infamous Rock House photo, I decided it was time to check out the Mother Miguel hiking trail for myself. I was not disappointed! The views were awesome. If you can hike Cowles, you can hike Mother Miguel. […]

5 Peak Challenge- Mission Trails Regional Park

What is the 5 Peak Challenge? If you just moved to San Diego, one of the first hikes you’ll probably do is Cowles Mountain. It’s a great first hike if you’re new to the area. It’s part of Mission Trails Regional Park. The park itself is only 20 minutes from downtown San Diego. But there’s […]

Black Mountain Summit Hiking Trail

Black Mountain Summit is perfect for beginners looking for a bit of a challenge. Located in Rancho Penasquitos, Black Mountain Summit is only 4 miles roundtrip making this hiking trail a shortie but a goodie! With an elevation gain of about 800 ft, Black Mountain Summit makes for a great transition hike into more difficult […]

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