APhoenix: Good Phoenix area hiking trails?
Classic Phoenix trails I like are Piestewa Peak(previously named Squaw Peak) and Camelback Mountain. They are both tough hikes since they are steep, but give a great view of the city. A beautiful and more wild hike is at Tom's...
ACalifornia: 14 days itinerary in California
Good itinerary already. I would focus most of the trip in San Francisco and San Diego. The beach communities in between can be enjoyed as small detours while passing through (Santa Cruz, Monterey,...