Day Trip: Glass Elevator Ride

Day Trip- Glass

As we head into winter and spring here in southern California, riding into our deserts becomes more appealing.  This ride encompasses both mountain terrain (Palomar Mountain) and desertscape (Borrego Springs). To begin this ride, head south on the 405, then CA-5S.  Exit onto CA-76E.  Wide, sweeping turns facilitate a quick ascension toward Palomar Mountain and…

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Day Trip: Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park is a place that holds a lot of mystery and other-worldly beauty. It is home to the iconic Joshua tree, surreal boulder formations and panoramic views. Back in 1969, it was also the location of a now-infamous desert photo shoot and undoubtedly enlightening trip made by friends Keith Richards and Gram…

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Day Trip: Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear

Day Trip- Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear

With cooler fall temperatures and the promise of colorful changing leaves and foliage, a ride up into our southern California mountains should be at the top of your destinations. There’s nothing quite like turning off the freeway and heading up into higher elevations, twisty mountain roads and pine-scented fresh air. Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear…

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