The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Sequioa National Park {local getaway}

Luke and I just spent a recent weekend at Sequioa National Park for our 4 year anniversary… and it was awesome. If you haven’t been yet, or it’s just been awhile, I definitely recommend it. We were looking into Zion and Yosemite for our anniversary, but both were a little too last minute to plan (and… Continue reading

5 Simple Ways to Incorporate Exercise into your Vacay {DIY Fitness}

I love to be active and explore while on vacation, as I think most people do — unless you’re more the lounging, reading a book type, which is also fine (I guess;). Don’t get me wrong, I’m all about laying poolside and enjoying a few Pina Coladas (which the waiter so kindly brought over to me) … BUT,… Continue reading

Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

This weekend, we will be celebrating our own Hayley’s 30th birthday (!!!) camping and boating at Lake Nacimiento!  That’s right, we will be traveling up to our more northern 805 destinations, and making some fun stops in the area.  Here are our favorite stops on the way to Lake Nacimiento, on today’s Five Friday Faves!… Continue reading

Top 10 Favorite Local Beach & Lake Campgrounds

There’s nothing like the warm, summer nights to make you crave a good camping trip, or two 🙂 Who doesn’t love waking up in a tent, beach-side, to the crackling sound of fire pits and the delicious smell of bacon?? Plus, it’s my 30th birthday this weekend- and I mean, what better way to celebrate than by camping at… Continue reading

Five Friday Faves {Memorial Day Weekend Edition}

Helloooo, long weekend! (we’ve been waiting for you!) 1. I (Nicole) will be heading up to visit my in-laws in Lake Tahoe, and will be hitting up some of my favorite stops along Hwy 395.  Can’t wait to sink my teeth into some Dutch Crunch Pullaway bread from Schat’s Bakkerÿ! Don’t miss this post if you… Continue reading

Five Friday Faves :: This Week’s Edition

You guys July is already almost over, which means summer is almost over… le sigh.  So enjoy the summer sun and warm summer nights while you can — but then again, who are we kidding — it’s always beautiful in the 805! ::::: 1. Speaking of summer almost being over, have you finished checking off all… Continue reading

El Capitan Canyon & Market {local glamping}

We mentioned El Capitan Canyon in our Favorite Local 805 Campgrounds post and wanted to share a bit more about why we love it. El Capitan Canyon caters to luxury campers in the Santa Barbara area and offers two choices of glamping experiences with their Cedar Cabin or Safari Tents. If you’re more like us — you’re on a… Continue reading