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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?

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California Road Tripping!

Salvation Mountain in California >> I've seen photos of the trailer park hotel here too. Been on my spot of must sees for a while. Looks so unique!

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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

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Great tips on how to take a road trip to see Salvation Mountain. This quirky oasis is in Niland, California - learn more about the off-the-grid 'slab-city' it's right next to!

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Escondido Falls in the Santa Monica Mountains, Escondido Canyon Park, Malibu, Los Angeles, California

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City of Santa Monica

Skip the beach and head to the Santa Monica Mountains this Black Friday to join us outside. Stretching over 65 miles, hike this iconic trail and discover lush woodlands, creeks and valleys. Used by hikers, trail runners and backpackers this trail is the perfect outdoor getaway filled with endless things to explore. Check optoutside.rei.com for other hikes in the area.

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Road Trip: Exploring California's Mountain National Parks

Enjoy all the NATIONAL PARKS in California - Road Trip: Exploring California’s Mountain National Parks. 10 days, 4 parks - road trip with kids

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