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    Visiting Muir Woods & Point Reyes in One Day

    If you are visiting the San Francisco area, historic sites such as Muir Woods and Point Reyes are nearby and both can be seen in just one day! This post will tell you how my friend and I visited both on the same day in a day trip from San Francisco. Make sure to stay tuned until the end because I will give you important parking information about Muir Woods! Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Which means if you purchase through my link, I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you. Read full disclosure here. The History Twelve miles north of San Francisco, California,…

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    Cabrillo National Monument & Point Loma Lighthouse

    If you are visiting San Diego and have some spare time, I highly suggest visiting Cabrillo National Monument. The beautiful views and the tide pools are something I’ll never forget! To learn more about visiting Cabrillo, the Point Loma Lighthouse, and the tide pools, keep on reading! Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. If you purchase through a link, I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you. How to Spend a Day Trip to Cabrillo National Monument: Visit the Tide Pools and the Point Loma Lighthouse Cabrillo Park and Visitor Center Hours: The entire park and the visitor center is open every day of the…

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    Day Trip to Joshua Tree: Make the Most of One Day in the Park

    While visiting San Diego in February 2017, my friend and I decided to make the 3-hour drive and take a day trip to Joshua Tree National Park. Joshua Tree is known for it’s unique Joshua trees, endless rock climbing opportunities, and stargazing. As far as rock climbing goes, Joshua Tree has climbs for just about any skill level. The gift shop in the visitor center has several books on rock climbing locations and routes. And if that’s not enough fun for you, I have heard the stargazing in Joshua Tree is amazing! Unfortunately, we didn’t stay overnight in the park. But you can Google images of sunsets and stars in…