The start of spring means now is the perfect time for a good, old-fashioned California road trip. There are tons of places to visit across the state, ranging from world-famous vineyards to the breathtaking coast. You can see nature at its best when you zoom past on the highway, or you can plan stops along the way to soak up a true California experience.
Redding to Lassen Volcanic National Park
According to Visit California, one of the top trips to take in California is a 188-mile stretch from Redding to Lassen Volcanic National Park. Located in the northeastern Shasta Cascade, this route offers several stunning views and doesn’t tend to attract tourists in droves, meaning you can drink it in all the more easily. You can see Mount Shasta, Shasta Lake, or check out the Burney Falls, but make sure that you spend a fair amount of time checking out the bubbling geysers at Lassen Volcanic National Park.
San Francisco to Fort Bragg
The trip along Highway 1 from San Francisco to Fort Bragg is also incredible. Covering 175 miles, you’ll cross the Golden Gate Bridge and go through the coastal hills, pass by redwoods, and travel along sea cliffs and beaches near Point Eyes National Seashore. You’ll also cross through wine country along the way, landing in Fort Bragg where whales often congregate.
Napa Valley Silverado Trail
The Napa Valley Silverado Trail is one of the shorter trails in California, measuring just over 29 miles. This trail is impressive at any length, providing easy access to some of the top wineries in the state. This includes the Reynolds Family Winery and Clos du Val, both of which are must-try.
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