On leaving Idyllwild, we headed next to the higher mountain towns of Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead in the San Bernardino Mountains, just across the valley from the San Jacinto Mountains. Together, Mt. San Jacinto and San Gorgonio Mountain near Big Bear mark two of the highest points in Southern[…]
Wishing you a happy and safe 4th of July! We are on the road in the Rockies and can’t wait to share all that we find along the way.
We have visited over 40 countries together via motorcycle, boat, tour group, train and car. We share our tips for traveling as a couple here…
Happy 2016 from TwoUpRiders. 2015 was another year of adventure. We hope you are enjoying our posts and that you are planning your own adventure for 2016.
Since we’d been to Santa Barbara, Los Olivos, Solvang, and Buellton before, we decided to try another route and head east, to end up in Ojai. However, if you haven’t traveled that section of the PCH/101, we strongly recommend it. There is a lot to see and do, and there[…]
After a second night in Marina we headed out along the Salinas River for an easy morning ride. Through endless farm country along River Road we finally turned south on to Carmel Valley Road back west toward Carmel Valley. What a scenic ride!! As we dropped into Carmel Valley, the[…]
We ended up spending two nights in Marina with our Chinese friend, giving us the opportunity to see Monterey at a leisurely pace. We spent all day on the Monterey Peninsula cruising through Pacific Grove, Monterey, and Carmel-by the-Sea. We had heard that one of the highlights was to do[…]
The following morning we cruised out of Bodega Bay and were looking forward to our ride down through San Francisco to Monterey. Probably so much so we missed a turn where Highway 1 went right and we stayed straight. We only figured it out when we ended up in Petaluma![…]