Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park spans the eastern portions of Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera counties in the central and eastern portion of California. The park covers 747,956 acres and reaches across the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Yosemite is internationally recognized for its granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, giant sequoia groves, lakes, mountains, glaciers, and biological diversity.
Napa Valley Wine Country
There’s a reason Napa Valley is known the world over. Stunning natural beauty aside, this region produces some of the world’s best wines. Full-bodied Cabernets, fruity Merlots, and buttery Chardonnays are just a few of the dozens of varieties presented by the 400-plus wineries that pepper these fertile soils. A tasting is never too far away in Napa Valley, so grab a glass, and get started.
Lodi Wine Country
Located between the San Francisco Bay and the Sierra Nevada Mountains lies Lodi Wine Country, a region quickly emerging as one of California’s most exciting wine destinations. Over the past decade 4th- and 5th-generation winegrowers dedicated to the soils and vines have brought creative winemaking and cutting-edge technology to the region, catapulting Lodi into the spotlight.
San Fransisco is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. It is home to a little bit of everything. Popular attractions in San Fransisco include The Golden Gate Bridge (pictured right), SHN: Broadway in San Fransisco, Pier 39, de Young Museum, California Academy of Science, the Exploratorium, and much more.
The California coast is divided into three sections north coast, south coast and central coast with many beaches and attractions to see. Santa Cruz (pictured left) is just one of the many beach that you can find along the California coast. The Santa Cruz boardwalk contains a beach front amusement park, the oldest amusement park in California.
Redwoods National State Park
Most people know Redwood as home to the tallest trees on Earth. The parks also protect vast prairies, oak woodlands, wild riverways, and nearly 40 miles of rugged coastline. For thousands of years people have lived in this verdant landscape. Together, the National Park Service and California State Parks manage these lands for the inspiration, enjoyment, and education of all.