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EXPLORE PARKS with PERKS Feast, fish, stargaze, climb-sign up for one of these bonus activities and programs Yosemite Valley December's Bracebridge 17thcentury-style dinners (reserve at least 3 months in advance). CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK Bracebridge at The Ahwahnee Channel Islands YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK Fully outfitted canvas tents, hot meals, and alpine sunsets are the pluses of booking a stay in one of five High Sierra Camps. TAKE A CLASS Join special events led by naturalists, authors, and artists (April through October). BE A SOCIAL CLIMBER Instructors show you the moves in fun rock-climbing classes for all levels. SUP IN STYLE Revel in The Ahwahnee's annual chefs' and vintners' events, plus GLAMP ON HIGH 52 | VISITCALIFORNIA.COM TALK UNDERWATER Special cameras and mike-equipped masks let diving rangers talk to you while they explore the Anacapa Island's fascinating kelp forests. Link-up available at the island visitor center in Ventura Harbor. PADDLE INTO SEA CAVES Rent kayaks in Ventura and explore Santa Cruz Island's nooks and crannies; or join a guided paddle. SNEAK A PEEK Visit the islands virtually-special webcams let you track nesting bald eagles, gaze across wildlife-rich Anacapa Island, and even go underwater thanks to a special ocean webcam. JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SEE A ZILLION STARS Join ranger-led stargazing programs at Oasis Visitor Center or at Cottonwood Campground. CLASS IT UP Learn desert survival skills, take photography classes, or take a plein-air painting class. desert-institute GET A GUIDE Companies like Desert Adventures lead excellent guided trips deep into J-tree's otherworldly landscape. LANI SPICER /ANDREA FULTON PRODUCTIONS; HARRIOT MANLEY; DOUG MANGUM http://www.VISITCALIFORNIA.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of California Visitors Guide 2014

California Vacation Guide 2014
Table of Contents
Travel Planning Info & Extras
The Years of Living Playfully
Down on the Farm
Chef's Favorites
Live Tv Shows
Three Dream Days
Why We Love California Snow Resorts
Good Sports
Wine Country Discoveries
Theme Parks at Night
Urban Base Camp
Parks With Perks
Statewide Resources & California Welcome Centerssm
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California City Index

California Visitors Guide 2014