California Road Trip Itineraries

California is the state that everyone dreams of visiting. By taking incredible road trips across the state, which is the best way to explore it, you can discover amazing natural parks, sunny beaches, the exciting cities on the coast, or the history of the Gold Rush… here you will find itineraries, ideas, and must-see destinations to discover the Golden State!


Tips for a California Road Trip

Do you want to go to California but you are not familiar with the state, its main attractions, and possible road trip routes? These 5 articles are designed as guides to help you learn more about this beautiful state! If you’re on the fence or don’t know which way to go, start here!

California Road Trip Map

California Road Trip Itineraries Divided by Region

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California National Parks Road Trip

Death Valley and Yosemite


Sequoia and Kings Canyon

Things to do in Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park: Why You Should Go and How to Plan Your Visit

Naturalist and explorer John Muir wrote in 1891: “In the vast Sierra wilderness far to the southward of the famous Yosemite Valley, there is a yet grander valley of the same kind.” He was writing about the area now known as Sequoia National Park, one of the most important national parks in the entire Sierra Nevada mountain range in California….

Other Parks

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California Winter Travel Tips