California Attractions

Muir Woods

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1379 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Coastal redwoods are the tallest living things on earth, and walking among these giants is truly an awesome experience - one only to be had in Northern California and a small part of southern Oregon. ...  Read more

Yosemite National Park

4 star rating: Recommended 307 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Yosemite is the Taj Mahal of national parks and packs in acres of jaw-dropping beauty. But no matter how crowded Yosemite is, just lift your eyes ever so slightly above the people and you’ll feel ...  Read more

El Capitan

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Yes, it's a big rock, but what makes El Capitan a must-witness sight in Yosemite is the fact that it's the largest exposed-granite monolith in the world. Oh, and people climb it. Rising 3,593 feet ...  Read more

Mariposa Grove

Yosemite contains three groves of massive, ancient Giant Sequoia trees, perhaps the largest living things on Earth. Mariposa Grove is by far the largest and easiest to access, with more than 500 ...  Read more

Tunnel View

As you drive north on Highway 41 towards Yosemite Valley, you'll pass through a tunnel and, on other side, you'll be treated to an epic view: Bridalveil Fall spills over granite cliffs into a verdant ...  Read more

Yosemite Valley

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As the hub and undisputed gem of Yosemite National Park, Yosemite Valley is a treasure trove of photographic opportunities: granite precipices and cliffs create sharp contrasts against the lush and ...  Read more

Coachella Valley Preserve

4.5 star rating: Recommended 13 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The endangered fringe-toed lizard is given room to roam at the Coachella Valley Preserve, which was specifically designed to protect these desert creatures. Guided hikes through the preserves’ ...  Read more

Mojave Desert

4.5 star rating: Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Much cooler and higher than the neighboring Great Basin Desert to the north and the Sonoran Desert to the south, the Mojave Desert is considered a rain shadow area, which occurs when an area of land ...  Read more

Sequoia National Park

Sometimes referred to as “a land of giants,” Sequoia National Park is home to the world’s largest trees. It is the second-oldest national park in the United States, created by Congress in 1890, only ...  Read more

Anza-Borrego Desert

California’s largest state park protects the arid mountain wilderness of the Anza-Borrego Desert. Made up of 12 wilderness areas, the park is home to bighorn sheep, wildflowers, palms, cacti, ...  Read more

Runyon Canyon Park

A 160-acre park that sprawls along the Hollywood Hills, this is where Angelenos go to hike and be seen. Full of dogs and their spandex-clad owners, a walk here is a regular routine for both aspiring ...  Read more

Tahoe National Forest

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Stretching along the Sierra crest above Lake Tahoe, Tahoe National Forest in an 800,000 acre (324,000 hectare) park, overflowing with outdoor recreational opportunities. In summer, the forest draws ...  Read more

Tuolumne Meadows

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Located in the eastern section of Yosemite National Park, Toulumne Meadows provides an alternate view from the popular Yosemite Valley section of the park. A gently rolling, sub-alpine area near the ...  Read more

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