What should you know before you visit Muir Woods National Monument
Know before you go: Muir Woods Par of Redwoods is Not Your Best Option!
Towering, majestic redwoods and giant sequoias inspire awe and incredulity regardless of where they stand, but the truth is that some places to view them are far, far better than others. Muir Woods has its own charms on many levels, especially with its proximity to the Bay Area – but it’s not the best place to experience the old-growth soldiers of nature we collectively call “redwoods.”
There are two main reasons for this: crowded bus tours, and the variety of redwoods that actually live in Muir Woods. The number of visitors to Muir Woods is increasing year over year, with large bus tours bringing thousands and thousands of tourists into its park of redwoods. Increased traffic inevitably detracts from the otherwise unspoiled natural beauty of California’s cherished state parks, and it means long lines, noise, impossible parking (and parking fines), and overused facilities.
The ancient sky-scraping forests of California are also home to more than one species of giant trees, and the type growing in Muir Woods are coastal redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens), also referred to as giant redwoods. Though striking in their own way, the ones living in Muir Park are typically not the tallest, nor are they the massive, drive-through trees featured in documentaries and nature books. Continue reading The Disturbing Truth About Muir Woods Park of Redwoods
Redwood National Park is one of the crown jewels of Northern California, and one of the best -kept secret national parks in Northern America. These outstanding and remote state and national parks are home of the real giants-the oldest, tallest and most massive redwood trees are found in this remote wilderness , in Northern California.
A trip to Redwood National Park is like a revelation, so serene, so peaceful and faraway from “civilization”, and away from the city hassle and bustle. The park provides an array of natural wonders and stunning groves of gigantic redwood trees, spectacular sights for all ages. Continue reading Travel to Redwood National Park and Indulge in its serene beauty and primitive landscape
Join our San Francisco city guided tour combined with Alcatraz night adventure. Explore a unique custom adventure of Alcatraz Island “The Rock” at night. Alcatraz night tour offers visitors a unique perspective of Alcatraz Island after dark, totally different from the day tour of Alcatraz.
Why booking an Alcatraz night tour?
Alcatraz evening trip is completely a different touring experience from Alcatraz day tour. Alcatraz night tour offers you a unique perspective of what Alcatraz former inmates have experienced after dark. Some visitors find Alcatraz night tour somehow creepy, while other travelers love it. Continue reading Experience the famous Alcatraz night tour from San Francisco
Hey you adrenaline junkies, strap on your life jackets and helmets to paddle and bounce your way over wild rapids of the American River near San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento. Increasing number of adventure enthusiasts and visitors from San Francisco, Sacramento and Lake Tahoe are heading for the American River located in the heart of California Gold Country for an amazing thrilling whitewater river rafting experience, and challenge themselves with more difficult runs. Continue reading Are you looking for whitewater rafting adventure near San Francisco bay area?
A Bucket List Vacation we all rave about along the most enchanting and exhilarating scenic drive in Northern America
Did you know that the rugged stretch of California pacific coast highway 1 between Carmel Valley in Monterey Bay Area and Cambria in San Luis Obispo County, is indeed the most enchanting and exhilarating drive in Northern America? Continue reading BigSur