The Southern Sierra Travel Guide



Plan Your The Southern Sierra Vacation

Vast granite peaks and giant sequoias are among the Southern Sierra's mind-boggling natural wonders, many of which are protected in three national parks. Mother Nature goes so far over the top in this region that it might wow you even more than California's more famous urban attractions.


The Southern Sierra Hotels

For visits to the Sierra Nevada's western side, book your hotel in advance—especially in summer—or you may wind up far from the action in the Central more


The Southern Sierra Restaurants

Most small towns in the Sierra Nevada have at least one restaurant; with few exceptions, dress is casual. You'll most likely be spending a lot of time more

Things To Do

Things To Do in The Southern Sierra

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


The Southern Sierra Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Strap 'em on: Whether you walk the paved loops in the national parks or head off the beaten path into the backcountry, a hike through groves and... Read more

  • Camping in Southern Sierra

    Camping in the Sierra Nevada means gazing up at awe-inspiring constellations and awakening to the sights of nearby meadows and streams and the... Read more


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