Hate Black Friday Shopping?

Hate Black Friday Shopping?

Hate Black Friday Shopping and fighting the crowds? Go take a hike! Just Released: Easy Hikes Around Lake Arrowhead by travel writer Mike Harris Forget the long lines and jammed parking lots. Head up to Lake Arrowhead for an easy… Read more >

Yosemite National Park Adds Shuttle Buses

Yosemite National Park Adds Shuttle Buses

Yosemite National Park has added two new shuttle buses to the park’s fleet that serve over 3.7 million visitors each year. The free shuttle service in Yosemite Valley is expected to help reduce traffic congestion. The two shuttle buses were… Read more >

A Hint of Fall Just Arrived

A Hint of Fall Just Arrived

I love when fall comes to Southern California’s San Bernardino Mountains (where I live) so I make it a game with myself to look for the first signs of autumn knocking on the door. Usually, it starts showing up around… Read more >

Calico – California’s Silver Rush Ghost Town

Calico – California’s Silver Rush Ghost Town

The first thing that caught my eye on this windy, early-winter morning was the big white lettering near the top of the rocky hill in front of me: Calico. I was anxious to explore this Old West silver mining town… Read more >

The Wonderful Mountain Town of Wrightwood

The Wonderful Mountain Town of Wrightwood

Wrightwood always reminds me of the towns and communities I’ve seen in California’s lower Sierra range, with plenty of pine trees, powdery snow in the winter and a getaway feeling that makes you feel relaxed from the daily grind. It’s… Read more >

The Grass Is Always Greener

The Grass Is Always Greener

I’ve lived in Southern California’s San Bernardino County for more than 30 years. My wife and I moved from greater Los Angeles to a home near Lake Arrowhead, a community in the San Bernardino Mountains with a four-season climate. Elevation… Read more >

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