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Nostalgic Experiences in Northern California This Summer

by Katie Skrzek

Jun 24, 2024

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Destinations / North America

Those yearning for a nostalgic summer experience, look no further than northern California. The region hosts classic activities reminiscent of summer camp and thrilling experiences for family travelers.



Redwood SkyWalk © Eddy Alexander on behalf of the City of Eureka

Book a stay at Wildhaven Yosemite for a unique glamping experience. The property boasts tent or cabin accommodations for comfort while still experiencing the great outdoors. Take advantage of nearby hiking trails, special activities and views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Firefall Ranch features 55 standalone cottages and villas situated on 300 acres. The property also features a pool, restaurant, tavern, store, wine room and event center.


Splahs n' Dash

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Beat the heat at the newly updated Splash-n-Dash Aqua Park. This thrilling park is North America’s largest floating inflatable water park. With dozens of attractions, there is something for everyone. Book a tour with Kayak Trinidad and experience local wildlife in Humboldt County. Go for a hike at the newest state park in California, Dos Rios. Take in the majestic sequoia trees from a new perspective at Redwood SkyWalk. Accessible via Sequoia Park Zoo, the self-guided experience allows guests to explore the lush forest from above. Or, sail through the redwoods on a zip line with Sonoma Zipline Adventures. Travelers interested in whitewater rafting have tour options from operators including American River Recreation and Mother Lode Adventures.


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