Sierra Nevada Mountains: Travel to Yosemite & Sequoia National Park

California’s diverse interior features pristine glistening lakes and towering granite cliffs.  It is also peppered with colossal sequoias and gushing waterfalls. Located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, travel to Yosemite National Park is a must. Its landmark summits of Half Dome and El Capitan draw visitors from around the globe.  Just south lies the famous Sequoia National Park and its giant Redwoods. 

Summers in these regions tend to be hot and dry, while winters may include frosts and often snow.  Lovers of lakes and rivers will have no shortage of boating, fishing, and swimming to enjoy May-August.  Then from November – February, opportunities for skiing and snowboarding abound.  Visitors and locals alike take advantage of the region’s hiking trails nearly year-round. 

Travel to Yosemite and Sequoia National park calls all ages of outdoor enthusiasts with these varied offerings. Heading north of these two parks on the border of California and Nevada lies Lake Tahoe.  One of America’s most precious and immense natural lakes, it’s known for the clarity of its water.  Lodges nestled in the surrounding shore and mountains here make for a luxurious stay.