Category Archives: road trip

HIGHWAY 1 ROAD TRIP | Bixby Creek Bridge | Big Sur, California

Our little California road trip was so much fun. I knew I definitely wanted to stop at Bixby Creek Bridge in Big Sur. The views were phenomenal and did not disappoint. In case you are planning a trip, there is a little parking lot (limited spots) where we stopped to […]

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Highway 1 Road Trip | Pfeiffer Beach | Big Sur, California

*** WARNING: DOG OVERLOAD! *** A few months ago we hit the road for my 30th birthday trip up the California coast. Zora came along for the adventure and we met my best friend near the Redwoods. I’ve always wanted to drive up Highway One and see more of the […]

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Southwest Road Trip | California to Arizona

Fourth of July weekend we took a road trip to Arizona to see my parent’s new home outside of Tucson and finally got to take Zora along on an adventure!  It was eight hours in the car, and we weren’t sure how she would do, but it turns out she […]

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Hop Grenade and Heretic Brewing | California Beer

 If you’ve been around my blog for awhile, you know my husband is all about beer (brewing, consuming, learning about, etc.), so I always try to find ways to work visiting new breweries into our vacations.We were traveling from San Francisco to Lake Tahoe in May and it just so […]

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California: Paso Robles and Morro Bay.

Part 3, or the final leg of our road trip…. or “the one in which Ashley falls deeper in love with the state of California.” Whatever you want to call it, it was wonderful. Beautiful Morro Bay on the California Coast.  We’ll get to this in a moment… After leaving […]

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Sacramento: The Road Trip.

Lest you think I only post things from the past- here I am with a brand spanking new adventure, from this year!!!  It does start with a story…. So this one time I had the best friend ever.  And one day she moved to Northern California for college, then met […]

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My relationship status with Utah.

If I were Facebook friends with the state of Utah, our relationship status would be “it’s complicated.” One of these days I will have to write out my experiences as (what sometimes felt like) the only non Mormon at Brigham Young University, but now doesn’t feel like the time to get into […]

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Dig our toes, into the open road.

Road trips always seem great in theory, but rarely turn out to be “wind in your hair, music blasting, empty two lane road” kind of experiences. Somehow this one turned out that way. I kept thinking, “this is how a road trip should feel!” The drive back from Julian was, […]

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Julian, California.

My husband gave me an awesome birthday present this year… a day in Julian, California!  Julian is a small mountain town about 80 minutes northeast of San Diego.  It is just about peak apple season and with all of our work, school, and general craziness going on, we needed a […]

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