Tag: west coast

What To Expect On Your First Time Horseback Riding Experience

What To Expect On Your First Time Horseback Riding Experience

Hiking the trails in Arizona, I have always come across horseback riders that I would stop and pave way for to let them get ahead on these trails. There are numerous, close to infinite, trails in this state with rocky and deserted terrains that create […]

Places Worth Seeing If You’re Traveling to San Francisco, California, For The First Time, According to 2 Girls (feat. Yosemite National Park)

Places Worth Seeing If You’re Traveling to San Francisco, California, For The First Time, According to 2 Girls (feat. Yosemite National Park)

Collaboration Blog Post by Leslie Lopez and Gabrielle Sales (Side note: This will be quite a lengthy post, but grab a snack or two and maybe a beer, and sit back and relax while you read through our suggested itinerary.) San Francisco is a city […]

Lights of the World: One of America’s Largest Lights and Lantern Festival Located in the Heart of Arizona

Lights of the World: One of America’s Largest Lights and Lantern Festival Located in the Heart of Arizona

When you think of festival lights, you may automatically think of the holidays, during the time that millions of people around the world proudly display their brightly lit decorations. That’s not the case for Lights of the World, a lights and lantern festival located in […]

In Winslow, Arizona, You Can Go See The Best Preserved Meteorite Impact Site on Earth

In Winslow, Arizona, You Can Go See The Best Preserved Meteorite Impact Site on Earth

Located few minutes from the historic Route 66 and by Interstate 40 in Winslow, Northern Arizona lies a giant hole. Yeah, a giant hole, but not just a plain giant hole… it’s a meteor crater. Instead of singing “Well, I’m standing on a corner in […]

Let’s Pretend We’re In Italy at Las Vegas, Nevada: Tivoli Village

Let’s Pretend We’re In Italy at Las Vegas, Nevada: Tivoli Village

Last week, I came back from Las Vegas, Nevada as part of a short family trip (and since coming from Arizona, we went to the Grand Canyon first — my second time and we directed over there).  It’s been two years since I last visited […]

Tucson, Arizona: Find Millions of Cacti in “Cactus Land” (Saguaro National Park)

Tucson, Arizona: Find Millions of Cacti in “Cactus Land” (Saguaro National Park)

The other day (October 14) was the 24th birthday of Saguaro National Park! I moved here temporarily in Arizona on September 29th to spend time here to relax with my family, especially with my parents who moved here almost a year ago. Coming to this […]

How I Made the Most of 24 Hours in Colorado (featuring the Rocky Mountains)

How I Made the Most of 24 Hours in Colorado (featuring the Rocky Mountains)

Nobody ever forgets the first time they travel alone. In May, after spending time with my parents in their home state of Arizona, I decided to take that plunge to do some solo traveling and it was going to be my first time. I said […]

Twentynine Palms, California: Joshua Tree National Park

Twentynine Palms, California: Joshua Tree National Park

4 hours away from my parents’ home located in Surprise, Arizona is a remarkable place in the vast Mojave Desert. This road trip led us to the Joshua Tree National Park located in Twentynine Palms, a city in the neighboring Southern California. It’s been 5 […]

Prescott, AZ: Western-Inspired Artwork at Phippen Museum and The Striking and Unusual Watson Lake

Prescott, AZ: Western-Inspired Artwork at Phippen Museum and The Striking and Unusual Watson Lake

Hey guys! So sorry for the hiatus, life has been pretty hectic from coming back from vacation to moving to a new place and to balancing work and starting school again with my last semester in college (I’ve technically had a graduation already and celebrated […]

Mesa, AZ: Superstition Mountain Museum and The Superstitions

Mesa, AZ: Superstition Mountain Museum and The Superstitions

Some of the things I truly cherish around my parents’ new home in Mesa, Arizona, which is almost 30 minutes away from the capital of Phoenix, are the endless mountain views you can see not too far. Growing up from suburban neighborhoods and being raised […]