Sierra Nevada

Dinkey Creek Camping: 3 Days of Summer Fun in the Sierra National Forest

The Honeymoon Pool at Dinkey Creek Campground

August 24, 2020

Motivated by pent-up COVID wanderlust, I booked a campsite at a place we’d never been, Dinkey Creek Campground. Logging into some trusty camping sites, I searched for a campground that was a 3-4 hour drive from home with a range of swimming options for the kids. The idea of Dinkey Creek Camping fit the bill with two swimming holes, a lake, the namesake creek, and a sequoia grove all nearby.  … Read More

Yosemite with Kids: Family Adventures for Every Season

Warming up by the fire while ice skating in Yosemite.

November 11, 2020

Because there is so much information out there on Yosemite, I felt a bit overwhelmed when planning our first trip. My aim with this post is to help simplify trip planning. You’ll find fun and easy family experiences for every season, lodging ideas, packing tips, and even a couple of ideas to get the kids excited for your visit. … Read More