Wandering Zen – Olmstead Point

Wandering Zen – Olmstead Point

Olmstead Point has an incredible vista and is a must stop as you travel CA 120 through Tuolumne Meadow. The rugged landscape is punctuated by a view of Half Dome that is quite different than the classic image seen from the Valley Floor. It can get a little windy in...
Wandering Zen – The Conservatory Garden

Wandering Zen – The Conservatory Garden

Olmstead’s Central Park is an urban wonder of the world. Every time you wander here you come across something new. If you are short on time don’t miss the Conservatory Garden. You’ll find this gem on the upper east side at 105th street. This formal...
Wandering Zen – The Senate

Wandering Zen – The Senate

The Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park is home to one of the best trails to wander – The Congress Trail. You can literally spend the day taking in the sequoias and all that the Sierra Nevada has to offer. The Senate Grove is one of the most impressive. Step...
Wandering Zen – Summer Ski Lifting

Wandering Zen – Summer Ski Lifting

The ski area at the Timberline Lodge is one of the only places in the United States that offers year-round skiing. You can take advantage of the views even if you are not hitting the slopes by taking the ski lift for a round trip or one way and wandering down the...
Wandering Zen – Box Canyon, Mt Rainier National Park, Washington

Wandering Zen – Box Canyon, Mt Rainier National Park, Washington

Box Canyon demonstrates the incredible power of water as it cuts its way down the mountain. One day this will be a wide streambed but today you can take the easy 0.3-mile loop trail and see the water at work from several great vantage points. Paradise Area of Mt...