#GoAltaCA | A lot of travelers will have already experienced the pleasures of California’s big four destinations -- Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento and San Diego -- but the state is so varied and diverse that there is plenty of adventure to be found in breaking out to the smaller towns that dot the Golden State. From the redwoods of the Pacific Coast to the mountains of the Sierra Nevada, California is full of unexpected, hidden towns rife with individuality. But where to go first?
Salvation Mountain, California. Is about an hour from palm springs in the middle of the desert. you are driving along an empty road and then you see a colorful painted mountain in the distance. it feels like a dream, really. the mountain is made from adobe, straw and thousands of gallons of paint.
One of Palm Springs’ most beloved hotels, the vibrant Saguaro is known for its massive pool, often filled with beautiful people dancing to live music or a DJ set on weekends. If you’ve had enough of the poolside entertainment, lounge in your room (be sure to request one with a mountain view), roam around on a hotel-provided cruiser, or take the shuttle to downtown
Skip the beach and head to the Santa Monica Mountains this Black Friday to join us outside. Stretching over 65 miles, hike this iconic trail and discover lush woodlands, creeks and valleys. Used by hikers, trail runners and backpackers this trail is the perfect outdoor getaway filled with endless things to explore. Check optoutside.rei.com for other hikes in the area.
Visit 3 National Parks in 3 days --> Pin this post to save this epic California Sierra mountains road trip itinerary stopping in Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon National Parks. http://finelinedrivingacademy.co.uk