If you’re not feeing the redwoods and are more in the mood for desert, there’s no better place to go than Joshua Tree National Park. It might be a full eight and a half hour drive south of San Francisco — or an hour and a half by plane — but believe us when we say that the hikes, bouldering, and night views are worth it. Here’s what to do in and around this arid oasis.
With mild temperatures, lesser crowds, and year-round open campgrounds, winter can be an ideal time to go camping along the California coast.
Whether you're interested in a casual walk along bluffs above crashing surf or a longer excursion into the coastal mountains high above the Pacific, hundreds of miles of serene coastal trails await on the California coastline.
Redwoods are one of the greatest treasures California has to its name. If you’re looking to explore the redwood forests in Northern California, we’ve got just the road trip you need.
California is fortunate to be home to nine national parks (yes, nine!), more than any other state. With such a plethora of natural and national treasures, it may not come as a surprise that two of the state's most spectacular parks, Sequoia and Kings Canyon, are often overlooked.
Tahoe is a veritable winter wonderland right now with 4 to 7 feet of fresh snow! To keep from falling up to your waist in the cold powder, strap on a pair of snowshoes. These five snowshoe tours have everything from twilight treks, to star gazing, to feeding little birds from the palm of your hand.