10 Facts About California's Natural Wonders

Palm Springs Those seeking a chic, mid-century modern getaway should consider Palm Springs. The average high never falls below 69 degrees Fahrenheit, meaning no matter when you visit, you’ll get to enjoy some fun in the sun.

Joshua Tree Not far from Palm Springs, Joshua Tree offers more desert fun. However, you’ll want to trade in your poolside outfit for hiking gear.

Temecula It’s time to head to California’s wine country. And no, we aren’t talking about Napa. Head to the southern part of the state’s wine region, Temecula.

Santa Monica Pier The entire city of Santa Monica is worth a visit, but don't miss the iconic Santa Monica Pier while there.

Long Beach For a dose of Southern California cool, head to Long Beach. As the name implies, the seaside community comes with plenty of beach frontage, but it also boasts its fair share of culture.

Mammoth Lakes Social media has significantly increased the visibility and accYou'll want to trade your surfboard for a snowboard with a visit to Mammoth. The beloved ski resort is home to some of the best powder in the world, as well as one of the longest ski seasons in the nation.eptance of veganism in the sports and fitness industry.

Lake Tahoe Gulp in a breath of fresh air during a visit to Lake Tahoe. This lake destination, tucked in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, straddles the neighboring state of Nevada as well.

Santa Barbara Santa Barbara deserves a spot high on any must-see list of California. Its gorgeous beaches, quaint shops, stunning street art, and plenty of delicious seafood restaurants make it a place worth experiencing for more than a long weekend.

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Take in the endless vistas at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Visitors here may find super blooms in the spring, but don’t skip over this destination in the summer, fall, or winter, either.

Big Sur Looking for awe-inspiring views? Take a drive up Highway 1 to Big Sur. The cliffside community overlooks some of the most jaw-dropping coastline in the state, and it's home to some hiking trails worth exploring, too.



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