Traveling the Country

Big Bear- The Less Traveled Path

Big Bear Lake is a beautiful vacation spot. There is nothing quite like a nice getaway in the fresh mountains. As I have said before Big Bear is Southern California’s mountain treasure and if you make a trip there you will see exactly why. After all, who wouldn’t enjoy hanging out on a lake in the perfect 80 degree weather during the day and ending the evening with a stroll around the village? All before grabbing dinner at one of Big Bear’s most popular restaurants, like the Azteca Grill. While the town of Big Bear Lake offers so much to do and see, some of the best and most unique adventures are on the Less Traveled Path.   I love exploring what many do not. It makes life all that more adventurous. I love looking back and saying “we explored this cool place”. Big Bear was our first real adventure…

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Big Bear- Southern California’s Mountain Treasure

When most people think of Southern California they think of warm weather and the ocean. However, in a culture that favors beaches, breezy warm weather, and flip flops, there is something exotic and adventurous about having a beautiful mountain range so close by. As a native Californian, Big Bear is somewhere that I frequented throughout my entire life. So I can tell you that it is no secret- Big Bear is Southern California’s Mountain Treasure! Whether you like off-roading, hanging out on a lake, fishing, hiking, or strolling around just to shop, eat, and take in the local sights…. Big Bear needs to be on your California bucket list. Scroll to the bottom to see my photo gallery. If you are planning a getaway during the warm weather, the following tips will help you get the most out of your trip. Try to head up on a Thursday (anytime) or…

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Exploring Flagstaff, Arizona

Flagstaff is a beautiful mountain town in Northern Arizona. Something that many don’t think of when they think of Arizona- mountains. Not only is it home to one of the Universities in Arizona, but it is a stop when headed to the Grand Canyon. It is a a destination town and many people enjoy exploring Flagstaff, Arizona every year. However, there is much more to see and do when coming to Flagstaff. When we first considered Arizona as our next home, all I could think of were the hot deserts. I was extremely excited when we discovered the beautiful White Mountains, an area that we soon called home. However, after exploring our area far and wide, we decided that it was time to expand our adventures. We decided to begin exploring Flagstaff, Arizona. We always try to keep things exciting for our family and get out of the house at…

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