Mountains, rivers, deserts

Anza Borrego State Park star
This is the largest place you've never heard of, but one that you'll want to re-visit.

Death Valley National Park star
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

Devil's Punchbowl star
Get away from the crowds and go hiking at this geological wonder only an hour and a half northeast of Los Angeles!

Highway 5 in the San Joaquin Valley star
Driving between the Bay Area and Los Angeles? You'll want to take Highway 5. Here are some tips for a safe and relaxing drive.

Joshua Tree National Park star
An introduction to the Joshua Tree National Park

Oak Glen star
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 star
Palm Springs is a relaxing destination. Walking tours, hiking, casino play, and pool lounging are all popular.

Solvang and the Santa Ynez Valley star
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!

The Desert Queen Mine star
Don't miss this great walking tour the next time you visit Joshua Tree National Park!

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