Hiking Inn to Inn
Hike inn to inn - Savor the journey and the destination. Leave the car behind, explore the wild and sleep in a comfortable inn each night.
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With a light daypack and a few reservations you can travel for days on California's breathtaking coastline or in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, each night recovering your energy with a delicious meal, a comfortable bed, and maybe even a hot tub. Hiking inn to inn is an age old tradition. Enjoy and share stories, pictures and resources about human-powered travel from around the world.
We round a curve and halt. A herd of 50 female tule elk crosses our trail. There are three males. Two are smaller, but one is massive, standing tall above his harem, with a huge candelabra rack, seven points on each antler. He looks like he is having a very good…Continue
Posted by Tom Courtney on November 10, 2016 at 9:00am
Stand on cliffs overlooking La Jolla Bay, and take in the abundance of wildlife. Migrating whales feed close to shore. Sea lions bark a noisy chorus from offshore outcroppings. Harbor seals lounge on sheltered beaches. Dolphins, leopard sharks, shovel-nose guitarfish, and…Continue
Posted by Tom Courtney on November 2, 2016 at 10:30pm
From San Francisco’s Cliff House, Ocean Beach beckons. Broad and flat, it stretches as far as you can see, disappearing into the mist. Stride out on 9 miles of uninterrupted beach to start this 30-mile, 4-day walkabout. Urban life fades as you hike a coast that is extraordinarily…Continue
Posted by Tom Courtney on November 2, 2016 at 7:00pm
We hiked this trail in late July. It was still spring time in the high country. The…Continue
Posted by Tom Courtney on August 9, 2016 at 9:30am