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Orange County Travel Guide: Everything You Need to Know!

By Renee Hahnel | November 14, 2019 | 2 Comments
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California’s Orange County is the perfect destination for a short getaway. The OC is jam packed with beautiful beaches, amazing places to eat, scenic hikes, historic sights, and fun parks like Disneyland and Knott’s  Berry Farm. In this blog post I’m sharing everything you need to know to plan your…

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How to Spend 24 Hours in San Francisco

By Renee Hahnel | June 29, 2018 | 20 Comments
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San Francisco is one of those cities that instantly pulls you in with its charm and history. I find myself visiting again and again, each time with new experiences to be had. This trip was a short one and my husband and I had to pack in as much as…

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Winter California Road Trip – Redwoods and Yosemite

By Renee Hahnel | January 23, 2018 | 17 Comments

I recently took an epic winter road trip to two of California’s most beautiful parks – Redwoods and Yosemite. I hiked some of my favorite trails, took way to many photos and also put together a video of my adventures (see below!) I teamed up with Nature Valley on this trip, because…

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California Road Trip: Golden Mornings & Painted Skies

By Renee Hahnel | August 7, 2016 | 21 Comments

In late June I returned to California for the third time this year. There’s just something about the sunny state that keeps drawing me back. My husband and I had a 10-day adventure planned that would see us traverse from the beach to the mountains and back to the beach…

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West Coast USA Road Trip: California & Oregon

By Renee Hahnel | April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Back in February (2016) my husband (Matthew) and I decided to fly to Seattle and spend a week road-tripping down to California. We had only our flights and car rental booked and had left the rest of our plans open. It was lucky that we did because the weather forecast…

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Mountain Girls in California

By Renee Hahnel | March 2, 2016 | 3 Comments

Back in January (2016) I was fortunate enough to be invited to a Mountain Girls event in Big Bear, California. The wonderful ladies at the @mountaingirls Instagram organized an epic weekend of hiking, yoga, snowboarding, and social events. They hosted 30 or so women in one big snow lodge. It was…

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