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.

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    Top Adventures in California

    Hike to Alamere Falls

    8.4 mi

    Take in Iconic McWay Falls


    Backpack Sunrise Lakes to Clouds Rest

    15.5 mi / 1775 ft gain

    Hike the Lands End Trail

    2.9 mi

    Backpack to the Ventana Wilderness' Sykes Hot Springs

    20 mi / 5600 ft gain

    Hike to the Wisdom Tree

    3 mi / 872 ft gain

    Hike Cataract Falls

    3 mi / 1020 ft gain

    Backpack Redwood National and State Parks

    6 mi
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    Fresno, California

    John Muir Trail: Northbound to Yosemite

    $5,895/person - 13 days

    Fresno, California

    Yosemite Grand Traverse

    $4,995/person - 8 days

    Fresno, California

    John Muir Trail: Southbound to Mount Whitney

    $7,795/person - 17 days

    San Francisco, California

    California Coast to Crest Women's Adventure

    $5,495/person - 8 days

    Wofford Heights, California

    Class-V Overnight Rafting Trip

    $899/person - 2 days

    Yosemite Valley

    Yosemite National Park Weekend Hiking Tour - 3 Days

    $995/person - 3 days

    Wofford Heights, California

    Two Day Kern River Rafting Trip

    $350/person - 2 days

    Fresno, California

    High Sierra Odyssey

    $4,295/person - 8 days

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    California camping, hotels, and more

    Newport Beach, California

    Beachfront Dream | Ocean Views & Private Garage

    From $638/night

    Palm Springs, California

    Rancho El Mirador Condo Pool, Hot Tub & Tennis!

    From $61/night

    Truckee, California

    Ski In, Ski Out Designer Condo With Pool & Hot Tub

    From $447/night

    Truckee, California

    Custom Valley View Home Near Northstar Village

    From $220/night

    Palm Springs, California

    Country Club Getaway With Pool

    From $87/night

    San Diego, California

    La Jolla Farms | Private Hot Tub | Walk To Beach

    From $600/night

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