Mountains, rivers, deserts
Bodie State Historic Park
Although the gold is gone, the ghost town of Bodie rewards visitors richly with stories, visuals, and history.
Death Valley National Park
In a state of superlatives, Death Valley National Park can outrank the best. It contains the lowest point in the United States, the hottest and driest climates, remarkable history, and the most outstanding photo opportunities ever created by shifting sands, canyons, marble cliffs, and historical rui
Get away from the crowds and go hiking at this geological wonder only an hour and a half northeast of Los Angeles!
Joshua Tree National Park
An introduction to the Joshua Tree National Park
Manzanar National Historic Site
Located far from civilization, Manzanar is a testament to the power of community strength in the face of racism. This is a must-see for all Americans.
Located in the mountains between the Inland Empire and the Palm Springs metropolis, Oak Glen is a wonderful place for apple picking, country shopping, and family fun.
Palm Springs and Environs
Palm Springs is a relaxing destination. Walking tours, hiking, casino play, and pool lounging are all popular.
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Just up the coast from Santa Barbara lies the Danish village of Solvang and the Santa Ynez Valley, a major American Viticultural Area. Pastries, wine-tasting, and backcountry roads await!
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