Shroom Caves

As Solana Beach’s worst kept secret, it seems that almost every local San Diegan has at least heard of the Shroom Caves. The tall, sandstone caves that are visible from the 5 freeway are a favorite hangout spot among local teenagers, and a canvas  for graffiti artists. I first heard of this place as a … More Shroom Caves

Slide Rock State Park

Finally in the Arizona series is one of my favorite places we visited on the roadtrip; Slide Rock State Park. Located a little north of Sedona is this gorgeous haven from the hot Arizona sun: a natural waterpark surrounded by some of Sedona’s infamous red rocks. After paying a $10 entrance fee, we walked in … More Slide Rock State Park

Laguna Beach

Home to some of my favorite beaches in all of California is a town called Laguna Beach. An hour long drive from San Diego, Laguna was the perfect place to escape from seeing my entire school’s population, and still have a nice beach day. With the most clear water I’ve ever seen, incredible foliage and … More Laguna Beach

Box Canyon

Home. Box Canyon was my backyard. I would make a trip here at least once a month, as all it required to get there was a stroll down a trail behind my house. The perfect place to escape the craziness of home life and relax, swim, and truly connect with nature. Box Canyon is one … More Box Canyon