Must Do San Diego Road Trips

Bobby Dyer
Couple Driving Convertable At Sunset

If you are a roadtripper and you like taking the scenic route to amazing locations and getting away from the chaos every now and then, then this post is for you. With as big as California is, it has much to offer. We have complied a list of some of the Must Do California Road Trips. Check it out.

Sequoia National Park, South Sierra Nevada

DgInstagram worthy and one of the most beautiful sights you will ever see. If you are a nature lover and have been fascinated by amazing greenery and trees, then you will love Sequoia National Park.

As many people know, this park is infamous for its tall trees and the picturesque environment. If you want a breath of fresh air and a little bit of magical adventure vibes, be sure to check out the National park and take some dope shots!

San Francisco Cable Cars

San Francisco Cable Cars is also something that is very scenic and will give you a bit of nostalgia. Highlighted in many movies and also more of a popular photography scene, the San Francisco Cable Cars are a sight to see.

San Francisco Cable Cars On California Street At Sunrise, California, USA
Classic view of historic traditional Cable Cars riding on famous California Street in beautiful early morning light at sunrise in summer with retro vintage style cross processing filter effect, San Francisco, California, USA

One of the more unique train systems around because it is driven through the city and up and down streets and hills rather than train stations. Even if you’ve been a few times, this sight doesn’t get old.

Big Sur

DsfahgzIf you want a long and beautiful drive itself then Big Sur might be for you. Hop in the car and pack your backs and head to the entrance of the Big Sur coastline drive.

This trip is more for the people who may love the trip itself more than the destination. Big Sur is a long and winding coastline where the Santa Monica Mountains meet the ocean. You will see more things than you can capture on that drive and a sense of peace that is unmatched.

Yosemite National Park, Sierra Nevada Mountains

If you’re more of a trail person and prefer a little more dirt and a little more dryland but also some magic green then you can buckle up and head to Yosemite National Park.

LkasngklsnglksdgAlso located in the Sierra Nevada mountains, Yosemite National Park is one of the best places to catch some hike in the U.S.

Pack your hiking books and some water because you’re in for an all day adventure through the trails, but rest assured, it will be worth it.

Lake Tahoe, Sierra Nevada

The epitome of beautiful bodies of water.

This is for those that want to experience some beautiful water but don’t necessarily want to be swarmed and surrounded by others on the beach.

Engulfed in amazing trees and water so still you can see your reflection; Lake Tahoe is perfect for the weekend vacationer who wants to read and escape.

Lake Tahoe Water Shutterstock 1164844816There you have it. Some of the best road trips in California that you must see. We got a combination of city, forest, and a little peace and mountains, so hopefully you find this article helpful.

And if you ever find yourself in San Diego, make sure to check us out at ITH!

Cofounder of ITH Hostels. I love traveling, hosting, gardening, golfing, fishing, and sailing.

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