Las Vegas to San Francisco Road Trip

The drive from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes you through awe-inspiring landscapes and nature preserves. There are several national parks between the two urban areas and it’s incredible how much the scenery changes along the journey. Where to Go Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Begin your road trip at Red Rock Canyon NationalContinue reading “Las Vegas to San Francisco Road Trip”

Watching Wildlife at Yosemite National Park

Nestled into California’s Sierra Nevada mountains, Yosemite National Park is famous for its ancient sequoia trees, the iconic vista of towering Bridalveil Fall, and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome. More than just an ancient trove of geological spectacles, Yosemite boasts an impressive wildlife community as well. Home to more than 500Continue reading “Watching Wildlife at Yosemite National Park”

Points of Interest in Yosemite National Park

If you only have a single day to visit the park, a drive around Yosemite Valley is probably the best option. Longer visits provide options for hiking, visiting sites outside the Valley, and getting a fuller experience of what the Sierra Nevadas have to offer. Visiting in winter provides the opportunity to see dramatic winterContinue reading “Points of Interest in Yosemite National Park”

The Yosemite and Big Sur Road Trip

The Yosemite and Big Sur road trip can be started from San Francisco or Los Angeles, but the route is easy to map in your favorite navigation app. Yosemite National Park The Yosemite National Park was initially protected in 1864 and is now renowned worldwide for its waterfalls. However, within the 1,200 square miles ofContinue reading “The Yosemite and Big Sur Road Trip”

Hidden Gems in Yosemite National Park

One of the most famous national parks in the United States, Yosemite is located in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. From granite cliffs to giant sequoia trees, it’s no question why this national park is so popular. If you’re looking to escape the crowds, you’ll want to visit some of Yosemite’s off the beaten path destinations.Continue reading “Hidden Gems in Yosemite National Park”