Summer Guide

No matter where you go this summer, take the high road. Enjoy these exclusive articles created by the Leafly Content team especially for friends, fans, and followers of the Leafly HighWay Tour.  

 
 

Elevation Gain: Leafly’s Guide to the 7 Best High Hikes in Arizona

You can spend your day taking in the gorgeous views surrounding the famous Grand Canyon Skywalk, but it wouldn’t do Arizona’s other hiking spots—with their own natural beauty and charms—much justice. And to pair those stunning hikes with some mind-opening cannabis will have you flying high over the Copper State’s sandstone and arid desert plains.

 

Elevation Gain: Leafly’s Guide to the 7 Best High Hikes in Nevada

Thanks to the Silver State’s brand new adult-use legalization roll-out, anyone can drop by their favorite pot stop before navigating all the natural beauty Nevada has to offer. Beyond the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas, you’ll find a vast expanse of desert trails and pockets of green oases ready to be explored with an elevated mind.

 

Elevation Gain: 5 Product Hacks for Amazing Cannabis-Infused S’mores

Everyone knows s’mores are the ultimate campfire dessert—but if you’re a cannabis consumer, you probably want to reach for something a bit more elevating to heighten your summer nights.

 

 

 

The Ultimate Cannabis Road Trip Through Oregon

Oregon is doing legalization right. Learning from Colorado and Washington, the Beaver State has implemented cannabis rules that simply make sense, and coupled with the tendency of Oregonians to value tailor-made, eco-friendly, farm-to-consumer products, the oft-used term ‘craft cannabis’ takes on a whole new meaning here. In less than two years, Oregon has already become a cannabis mecca in its own right, and its scene is completely unique from Denver, Seattle, LA, or anywhere else in the world.

 

Infographic: Know Your Rights When Driving With Cannabis

Getting pulled over by law enforcement while you’ve got a stash of cannabis on board presents a very delicate situation. Depending on which state you’re being pulled over in, the penalties for possessing cannabis can range from a small fine to six months (or more) in jail. There are no guarantees when it comes to transporting cannabis (even within a legal state), so just in case, keep this handy checklist on hand to make sure you know your rights...

 

Leafly Staff Picks: Cannabis Strains and Products Perfect for Summer Days

The days are getting longer and hotter, which means it’s time to bust out the cooler, pool floaties, and your collection of summer products and strains. Whether your sunny days are spent loafing beachside or adventuring mountainside, we’re here to help you build up your summer arsenal of cannabis necessities. The following are just a few of our favorites—and don’t forget to chime in with your own faves by leaving a comment down below!

 

Pass on the Left: 7 Amazing Cannabis-Related Vehicles from History and Fiction

Having a vehicle is a nearly essential part of life. The modern internal combustion engine (or ICE) has been around since 1876 and has been serving commuters, weekend warriors, and road trippersever since. In that same time, cannabis-themed vehicles have been riffing on America’s primary mode of transportation since Ford proposed a car that could be grown from the soil.

 
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Elevation Gain: Leafly’s Guide to the 10 Best High Hikes in Oregon

Nestled between California’s sun-soaked beaches and Washington’s famous Seattle skyline lies one of America’s most beautiful gems: the state of Oregon. Punctuated with coastal cliffs, verdant countryside, lush valleys, and towering mountains, Oregon offers the best of the best when it comes to trails, hikes, and all manner of outdoor activities.

 

Airstreams That Inspired Our
Cross-Country Cannabis Voyage

The Airstream has been a classic camping staple for decades, with the first Airstream ever built by Wally Byam in 1929. His design was an instant hit, and now people are transforming these tiny quarters into road trip havens, flourishing businesses, dab bars, and beautifully decorated homes. Cannabis consumers in particular love them, and they have cemented a place in the psyche of hippies-at-heart especially; what’s better than pulling up to a beach or overlook for a beautiful sunset, smoking a joint, and camping out effortlessly under the stars?

 
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Top 10 Hikes in CA

Welcome to Elevation Gain, where we’ll pair cannabis with hiking, backpacking, camping, and all the greatest aspects of the great outdoors … all summer long. 

 

Elevation Gain: 5 Cannabis Smoking Essentials to Take on the Trail

Summer is upon us and that means longer days to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you’re looking for adventure under waterfalls or through an arid desert, there’s a trail out there for everyone—and what better way explore them all than with cannabis close at hand?

 
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High DIY: How to Infuse Your Farmers Market Finds With Cannabis

One of the most exciting things about farmers market season is the wide abundance of delicious finds at your local market—you never know what you’re going to find, but you’re likely to find something new every time. The farmer’s market has been and always will be a place of joy for so many—whether it’s a neighborhood event, community-supported agriculture (CSA), or your own garden’s bounties, there are plenty of ways to partake in a variety of garden delights this season.