California truly has it all. Where else can you find so much pristine coastline, otherworldly desert, epic granite mountains, and giant redwood forests? Take an extended road trip on Highway 1 or 395 and you'll see what we mean.

Top Adventures in California

Hike to Alamere Falls

15.59 mi / 1614 ft gain

Take in Iconic McWay Falls


Backpack Sunrise Lakes to Clouds Rest

15.5 mi / 1775 ft gain

Hike the Lands End Trail

3.26 mi / 500 ft gain
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Have Fun Do Good


$1,450/person - 5 days

MT Sobek

John Muir Trail: Northbound to Yosemite

$5,895/person - 13 days

Outward Bound

Joshua Tree Backpacking and Rock Climbing for Adults

$1,895/person - 7 days

MT Sobek

A Long Weekend in Yosemite

$3,295/person - 4 days

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California camping, hotels, and more

12016 Mougle Lane, California

Luxe Alpine Escape | Pools, Spas, Skiing & Beaches

From $290/night

1714 Trouville Avenue, California

Relaxing Retreat | Big Patio | Walk To Parks

From $268/night

Palm Springs, California

Racquet Club Estates Oasis With Pool & Hot Tub

From $188/night

1402 Goodhue Avenue, California

Hawaiian Paradise | Walk To Downtown Disney

From $255/night

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From the community

Road Trip Guide: Yosemite Valley To Mammoth Mountain

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5 Yosemite Adventures For Your Winter Bucket List

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5 Must-Do Hikes in the California Redwoods

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Your Perfect Weekend in Sequoia National Park

Will Cebron

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