Big Bear Sunset Two Up Riders Scenic Drive

Rim of the World Drive CA-18 – Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead

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[…]

Welcome to Idyllwild sign

Eclectic and Artsy Idyllwild, CA

Backroads of SoCal We started our route of the national park of the west tour from our hometown of San Diego. San Diego is a great place to live, but it’s a loooong way from San Diego to anywhere else. Out of San Diego, we headed northeast toward the great[…]

Parks of the West Motorcycle Tour

National Parks of the West Motorcycle Tour

This year we have decided to keep it “local” and travel the western US as we visit some of our most famous national parks and some of those of Canada. Come along with us as we explore the great expanse of the west!! The first leg of our trip is[…]

Happy 4th of July from TwoUpRiders

Happy 4th of July

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.

Travel Tips for Couples from TwoUpRiders

Travel Tips for Couples

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…

Two Up Riders wishing you a great 2016!

Happy NEW Year from TwoUpRiders

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.

The Magnificent Monterey Bay Aquarium

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[…]

Golden Gate Bridge

Touring into San Francisco from Bodega Bay

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![…]