12 Months of Travel: July 2017 – California

Two desert ecosystems create unique geology of California’s Joshua Tree National Park: the shrub-filled Colorado Desert and the higher, cooler Mojave Desert where signature Joshua Trees and rocky outcroppings dominate the terrain.

In celebration of our 2017 calendar, Anywhere Anytime Journeys has created the “12 Months of Travel” to accompany the calendar’s breath-taking photos.

2017 continues with …


Extending along America’s Pacific Coastline, California is one of the country’s most beautiful destinations. California is recognized for diverse landscape and great attractions.

Fertile valleys are nestled beneath rugged mountains, grapevines cover the hillsides and the tallest trees in the world stand high above a rocky ocean shore. A land of geographic superlatives, the Golden State is blessed with more physical variety than any other state in the U.S.—from desert to snow-capped peaks—while its cities are each as distinct as a thumbprint.

Visit the coastal town of Eureka, vineyards of Mendocino County, Sonoma County and Napa Valley, and stunning Mount Shasta.

Napa Valley

The capital, Sacramento, is close to some incredible destinations throughout Sacramento Valley as well as San Joaquin Valley in the south.


Visitors can visit Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks. On the border with Nevada, vacationers can play at the popular destination of Lake Tahoe.

Lake Tahoe

Around San Francisco Bay, guests can visit Silicon Valley, Oakland and San Francisco.

San Francisco

The Central Coast features many beach resorts, including Big Sur, Santa Cruz, Santa Barbara and Monterey.

Monterey Peninsula
Monterey Peninsula

Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Orange County offer beaches, California skiing and attractions such as Disneyland.

Orange County

San Diego offers the San Diego Zoo and numerous Mexican-themed attractions.

San Diego

The California Deserts feature Palm Springs, Death Valley and the Mojave Desert.

Palm Springs

Travelers may be the ones who come closest to finding a utopia in the state. There are so many wonderful things to see and do that it’s hard to pick what not to see and do. At the end of every trip to the region, travelers lay out plans for the next time around.

 How would you like to explore California?


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For more information or to book your Trip-Of-A-Lifetime, contact Brad Martin at Anywhere Anytime Journeys.

[SOURCES: Pocket Travel Guide App.]

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