CLOSE TO HOME

I’m so lucky to live in an amazing part of the world! There is so much to see and do within a few hours drive or a short flight away. Join me as I visit and check off some pretty awesome sites off my bucket list while still being close to home.

  • Drive Through Monument Valley – UT

  • Hoover Dam Tour  – NV

  • Grand Canyon Photo Shoot – AZ

  • Collect Glass on Glass Beach, CA

  • Ride a Trolley in San Francisco – CA

  • Night Cruise to Alcatraz – CA

  • Hike to the Hollywood Sign- CA

  • Griffith Observatory Stargazing – CA

  • Celebrity Sighting in Malibu – CA

  • Napa Valley Wine Train – CA

  • Wine Tour Sonoma, CA

  • Encounter Marine Life in Monterrey – CA

  • Drive the 17-mile Scenic Drive in Carmel – CA

  • Cross the Bridge in Big Sur –  CA

  • Bike Across the Golden Gate Bridge – CA

  • Watch for flying fish at Pikes Market in Seattle – WA

  • Visit the First Ever Starbucks – Seattle, WA

  • View Seattle From the Top of the Seattle Space Needle – WA

  • Sunset Views in Sedona – AZ

  • Hug a Tree in Sequoia National Park –  CA

  • Be in Four States at One Time – Four Corners, CO

  • Sing “Rocky Mountain High” in the Rockies – CO

  • Look for an Antelope in Antelope Canyon – AZ

  • Respect Mother Nature on Mt. Saint Helen – WA

  • Cruise the LV Strip – NV

  • Watch the Dancing Waters at the Bellagio Hotel – NV

  • Visit the Chihuly Museum – Seattle, WA

  • Enjoy the Arts at the Getty Center – CA

  • Look for Dinosaurs at La Brea Tar Pit – CA

  • Eat Dim Sum in Chinatown – SF

  • Whale Watching San Juan Islands – WA

  • Don’t Die in Death Valley – CA

  • Gaze upon Half Dome in Yosemite – CA

  • Tour Mesa Verde – CO

  • Stand Under an Arch in Arches National Park – UT

  • Drive around Crater Lake – OR

  • Hike Zion – UT

  • Seek a higher life form in Roswell – NM

  • Leave an Inspirational Note for a Stranger in a Book in the Seattle Library – WA

  • Hands on the Hollywood Walk of Fame – CA

  •  Admire Canyonlands National Park – UT

  • Count Stalagmites in Carlsbad Cavern – CO

  • Board the Queen Mary – CA

  • Visit Hearst Castle – CA

  • Drive the Oregon Coast – OR

  • Hike Olympic National Park – WA

  • Cruise the Puget Sound – WA

  • Bike Through Stanley Park – Vancouver, BC

  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden – Vancouver, BC

  • Museum of Anthropology UBC campus – Vancouver, BC

  • Horseshoe Bend – AZ

  • Avoid a Shootout in Tombstone – AZ

  • Spend a Day in Balboa Park – CA

  • “Roar and Snore” San Diego Safari Park – CA

  • See Old Faithful – MT

  • Camp Out in a National Park

  • Go to the Airport and Take the Next Random Flight

  • Eat My Way Through Granville Island – Vancouver BC

  • Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler BC

  • Cross the Lynn Bridge – Vancouver, BC

  • Drive Route 66