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The Carrizo Plain National Monument!

What is it?
Where is it?
And why did we go there!


Top 5 Adventures ~ We Were Tagged!

So yeah, this is always fun!
And to be tagged in a third generation ~ very cool.
Super hard to narrow our top 5 adventures down, but hey, we did it!

California’s 395 Camping Trip Re-Cap ~ What Can Be Seen and Done in 10 Days!

And now for the human version of the same trip!

Lexie’s Best Trip Ever ~ A Labrador Retriever’s Version of Our 395 Camping Trip!

Even wonder what a dog thinks about a vacation, camping or an epic road trip?
Well, then wonder no more.

Manzanar National Historic Site ~ A Place Not to Miss on The 395!

“Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.” – Edmund Burke

Museum of Western Film History ~ A Fun Little Stop in Lone Pine!

A super fun little stop in Lone Pine!

Arch Loop Trail & Mobius Arch ~ Alabama Hills!

I am sure this is the most popular hike in The Alabama Hills!
And Mobius Arch the most photographed rock formation in the area.
And the fact that the trailhead was walking distance from our campsite?
Even more easy.
And awesome!

Tinnemaha Campground ~ A Campground Fav!

A creek.
Only one other camper.
A view of the Sierras.
Stars galore.
And a creek.

10 Things to Do & See While Camping At The Alabama Hills!

Or if you are in a motel in Lone Pine.
Or Independence.
Or even Big Pine!
So much to see and do in this area.
Amazing geological formation.
Movie filming locations.
A movie museum!
A dry lake (thanks Mulholland)…
And Manzanar.
Seriously a lot to do and see in this area!

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