The Southern Sierra Travel Guide

Advertisement

Guidebooks

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.

Hotels

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 Valley...read more

Restaurants

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 in...read 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.

Hotels

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

Advertisement

·Weather
Weather Underground
clear

Now

62° F Clear 62% Humidity April 16, 2014 at 5:53AM

Check historic weather for your trip dates

Arriving:
Go

View more trip reports

  • Hotel in Santa Barbara

    Could someone recommend a quaint hotel, motel, in Santa Barbara, Ca for 2 adults that we can walk to from the train station and near the beach. Read more

View more travel discussions