Ben LertsakdadetExplorer

Currently a graduate student at University of California, Irvine, who enjoys exploring and photographing the great outdoors in my spare time.

Explore the Cypress Tree Tunnels at Moss Beach

Moss Beach, California

The Cypress Tree Tunnels are a quick jaunt from San Francisco (22 miles) and make for a great half-day trip. Getting here depends on traffic, but 30 minutes from the center of the city is doable.

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6 Tips for Mastering the Long Weekend Adventure Trip

Time is a precious commodity.

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Camp at Joshua Tree's White Tank Campground

Riverside County, California

White Tank Campground is in the perfect spot to get a taste of all that Joshua Tree has to offer.

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Explore the Seascape at Crescent Bay

Laguna Beach, California

If you are in Southern California and want to find a good place to watch the sunset, this is the place.

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Photograph the Iconic Malibu Pier

Malibu, California

Less than a mile South from the small town center, Malibu Pier stretches out into the Pacific.

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Hike to the Wisdom Tree

Los Angeles, California

In Griffith Park, park along Lake Hollywood Drive and walk the paved quarter mile up Wonder View Drive to the start of Wonder View Trail.

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Hike to Tamanawas Falls

Mount Hood, Oregon

This easy trail in the Mt Hood National Forest has a journey just as lovely as the destination.

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Hike the Horsetail Falls Loop

Cascade Locks, Oregon

Start off on this loop from Horsetail Falls Trailhead. It never hurts to start a hike with a view of Horsetail Falls. This 2.

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Hike to Wahclella Falls

Cascade Locks, Oregon

This is a very short and fairly easy, 1 mile in – 1 mile out, hike with a little bit of elevation gain.

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Hike Munra Point

Cascade Locks, Oregon

This hike starts at the Wahclella Falls trailhead, but does not use that trail. Instead, walk back towards the freeway and take a left onto the Columbia River Highway Trail.

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Quick Hike and a Dip at Hermit Falls

Arcadia, California

From Roberts Camp, many hikers will head to Sturtevant Falls, which is an amazing 60-foot waterfall.

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Hike to the Cave of Munits

Los Angeles, California

Are you looking for a hike that offers trail running, scenic views, hiking, and CAVE exploring? This short, but exciting trail leads you on a short 0.8 mile hike to the Cave of Munits.

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Stand Up Paddle (SUP) in Huntington Harbor

Huntington Beach, California

Huntington Harbor is the perfect location for an easy and relaxing stand up paddle board session.

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Catch a Sunset at Sunset Beach in CA

Seal Beach, California

Sunset Beach is located just 9 miles south of Long Beach and 6 miles North of Huntington Beach, CA on the famous Pacific Coast Highway 1. I accessed Sunset Beach from the South on I-405.

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Hike to Terranea Beach Sea Caves

Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Head to the Pelican Cove parking lot where there’s plenty of free parking right at the trailhead.

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Take a Sunset Surf at Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach, California

Manhattan Beach Pier is a popular spot in the South Bay of Los Angeles for surfers of all levels.

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Explore Laguna Beach Caves

Laguna Beach, California

Explore some beautiful caves right on the beach in Laguna. The stairs leading down to the beach are just off the side of PCH at 9th st. You can park anywhere along the PCH on both sides near 9th st.

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Discover the Laguna Beach's Pirate Tower

Laguna Beach, California

To find this little hidden treasure, put Victoria Beach into your phone as your destination and park for free on S Coast Highway anywhere between Sunset Terrace, McAulay Place, or Victoria Drive.

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Hike the Water Tank Trail

Laguna Beach, California

There a numerous trails in the Laguna Coast Wilderness that proceed up and along the ridges and down into the canyons (or the reverse), and most are excellent for hiking, trail running, and mountain .

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Bodysurfing and Photography at The Wedge

Newport Beach, California

Beginning at the east end of the Balboa Peninsula The Wedge's main power house is the Newport Harbor Jetty. When the right south swell hits the jetty it reflects back creating a massive back wash.

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Hike the Murray Canyon Trail

Palm Springs, California

A very scenic 3-mile round trip with rewarding water fall after 1.5 mile hike/stroll in.

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Hike the Saddle Rock Loop

Montecito, California

Begin at the trailhead in the parking area on E. Valley Road. You'll gain some elevation (don't forget your water).

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Hike to the top of Wairere Falls

Gordon, New Zealand

Wairere Falls is located just ten minutes from Matamata. If you're in the area for the Hobbiton tour definitely make sure to take some time to hike the falls as well.

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Hike and Rock Climb at Saddle Peak

Calabasas, California

This is one of my favorite hikes in the Los Angeles area. Super easy, yet beautiful and a perfect place to get away from the city. Parking for the trailhead is where the three roads intersect.

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