Point Lobos State Natural Reserve – A Pacific Coast Highway Stop

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve – A Pacific Coast Highway Stop

The morning of my visit to Point Lobos State Natural Reserve was a balmy day. The clouds hovered at the tips of the mountains like pennants on flag poles as we drove south from Monterey. Did I mention it’s July, and I’m wearing a sweater? Being a native Floridian, the concept of temperatures lower than [...]

Must-See Stops At The Petrified Forest National Park

Must-See Stops At The Petrified Forest National Park

Visiting the Petrified Forest National Park almost didn’t happen for us on this trip. It was a miscalculation on my part. I thought we could squeeze in two longer stops in one day; the Petroglyph National Monument and Petrified Forest National Park. I didn’t account for traffic, travel between visits, and time changes. Planning this [...]