When my forever-adventuring mother initially suggested the trip, I thought, “Palm Springs?” It seemed out of left field, as our family trips typically revolve around National and State Parks with lots of hiking. After visiting, I can see why she was so excited to travel to the Coachella Valley. Each day was a special treat […]
This brilliant Golden State trip takes you on a loop from San Francisco, to Yosemite, to Carmel, and back up to the City by the Bay. You will definitely leave your heart somewhere—maybe in San Francisco, the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, or with a sea otter in Monterey Bay.
Every day is special, whether you’re on your own at Fisherman’s Wharf or on a Big Sur beach, or enjoying guided experiences like biking the Golden Gate Bridge, hiking in Yosemite, peering into tide pools, or going behind-the-scenes at the outstanding Monterey Bay Aquarium.