Overnight Camping Guide: Alabama Hills, CA

Overnight Camping Guide: Alabama Hills, CA

As most full-time employees know, weekends are precious. Saturdays and Sundays fly by and the next thing we know, we're back at the office. You only have 48 hours, just enough time to make a drive up to Alabama Hills in Inyo County, CA, for an overnight camping trip. You may give up the luxury of extra sleep or lounging on the couch, but I guarantee the short adventure will rejuvenate you for the next week. Once you arrive you will realize why there have been hundreds of movies filmed here including 1938's 'The Lone Ranger' and 2000's 'Gone in 60 Seconds'.

7 Best Dog-Friendly Trails in Orange County

7 Best Dog-Friendly Trails in Orange County

Orange County is known for its beautiful beaches and pristine neighborhoods. Its parks and beaches are extremely well kept due to the county's strict regulations which sometimes excludes your fluffy pal. They are definitely there to preserve nature, but responsible dog owners often have a tough time finding outdoor places for their beloved pets to smell fresh grass, play in the sand, or mark their 'territories'. However, there are still some hidden spots in Orange County to bring your best friend to roam everywhere and smell everything!