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Second Lake, Temple Crag, Palisades region of the Sierra Nevada, near Big Pine, Inyo, California by The Cox Clan

Second Lake, Temple Crag, Palisades region of the Sierra Nevada, near Big Pine, Inyo, California by The Cox Clan

Yosemite National Park is set within California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. It’s famed for its giant, ancient sequoias, and for Tunnel View, the iconic vista of towering Bridalveil Fall and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome

Yosemite National Park is set within California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. It’s famed for its giant, ancient sequoias, and for Tunnel View, the iconic vista of towering Bridalveil Fall and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome

Wow! 10 Spectacular U.S. Road Trips You Didn't Know Existed. You won't believe where this is! Click to find out! #inspiration #spon

10 Spectacular U.S. Road Trips You Didn't Know Existed

Wow! 10 Spectacular U.S. Road Trips You Didn't Know Existed. You won't believe where this is! Click to find out! #inspiration #spon

Sierra Nevada, High Sierra Trail, Hamilton Creek, Sequoia National Park, California; photo by Michael Greene

Sierra Nevada, High Sierra Trail, Hamilton Creek, Sequoia National Park, California; photo by Michael Greene

Sierra Nevada : Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering : SummitPost

Sierra Nevada : Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering : SummitPost

Sand Harbor – Lake Tahoe, Nevada                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Sand Harbor – Lake Tahoe, Nevada More

#GoAltaCA | A lot of travelers will have already experienced the pleasures of California’s big four destinations -- Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento and San Diego -- but the state is so varied and diverse that there is plenty of adventure to be found in breaking out to the smaller towns that dot the Golden State. From the redwoods of the Pacific Coast to the mountains of the Sierra Nevada, California is full of unexpected, hidden towns rife with individuality. But where to go first?

8 Hidden Towns in California That Should Be on Your Radar

#GoAltaCA | A lot of travelers will have already experienced the pleasures of California’s big four destinations -- Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento and San Diego -- but the state is so varied and diverse that there is plenty of adventure to be found in breaking out to the smaller towns that dot the Golden State. From the redwoods of the Pacific Coast to the mountains of the Sierra Nevada, California is full of unexpected, hidden towns rife with individuality. But where to go first?

Lake Tahoe ~ is a large fresh water lake in the Sierra Nevada in northern California                                                                                                                                                                                 More

10 Amazing Natural Places to Visit in California

Lake Tahoe ~ is a large fresh water lake in the Sierra Nevada in northern California More

The Alhambra and Sierra Nevada, Granada, Spain

The Alhambra and Sierra Nevada, Granada, Spain

Top 23 wonders of the Sierra Nevada | The secret Sierra | Sunset.com. The place we love :)

Top 21 Wonders of the Sierra Nevada

Top 23 wonders of the Sierra Nevada | The secret Sierra | Sunset.com. The place we love :)

Turquoise Lake, The Sierra Nevada, CA

Turquoise Lake, The Sierra Nevada, CA

Bishop Creek, Inyo National Forest, Sierra Nevada Mountains, California; photo by Russ Bishop

Bishop Creek, Inyo National Forest, Sierra Nevada Mountains, California; photo by Russ Bishop

Sonora Pass, in the Sierra Nevada, California (State route 108 -  the second highest pass in California with grades from 8% to 26%)

Sonora Pass, in the Sierra Nevada, California (State route 108 - the second highest pass in California with grades from 8% to 26%)

Take a trip to Lake Tahoe ~ a large fresh water lake in the Sierra Nevada in northern California

10 Amazing Natural Places to Visit in California

Take a trip to Lake Tahoe ~ a large fresh water lake in the Sierra Nevada in northern California

Redwood Forest California > Sequoia National Park. Beautiful trees . . . nature in all her glory!

Redwood Forest California > Sequoia National Park. Beautiful trees . . . nature in all her glory!

Santa Marta, Colombia -- La Ciudad Perdida (The Lost City). Hidden (literally) in the crevices of northern Colombia’s Santa Marta Sierra Nevada mountain range, La Ciudad Perdida was built by the Tayrona people around 800 AD. Although built approximately 600 years before Machu Picchu, it was “discovered” by looters on the hunt for treasure in 1975 (60 years after Machu Picchu’s “discovery”).

Santa Marta, Colombia -- La Ciudad Perdida (The Lost City). Hidden (literally) in the crevices of northern Colombia’s Santa Marta Sierra Nevada mountain range, La Ciudad Perdida was built by the Tayrona people around 800 AD. Although built approximately 600 years before Machu Picchu, it was “discovered” by looters on the hunt for treasure in 1975 (60 years after Machu Picchu’s “discovery”).