California is filled with scenic beauty and is home to some of the most diverse natural wonders. Being the third-largest state in the US and with almost half of the land surface covered with forest, the Golden State of California has a thriving $3 billion industry, the highest compared to any other state. Besides, it is also called the land of extremes being home to several snow-capped mountains, as well as hot dry desserts, breath-taking rugged coastal lines, and thousand-year-old trees.
Exploring on foot is one of the best ways to learn about a place. You can get up close and personal with the locals, it’s much more affordable, and you have the time to truly appreciate the environment. It’s good exercise, too, and you get to explore at your own pace. So if you’re planning to go on a walking tour, here are a few places in the U.S., both rural and urban, which you can consider.
Redwood National and State Park is an aggregation of California owned land which is managed jointly by the National and California Park Services. The official Redwood National Park is near the city of Eureka, but there are large clusters of giant California redwood trees scattered from far south at San Francisco to the north at Crescent City. Read on to see my favorite places to see the giant Redwoods in California.