California’s Gold Country is famous for ... well, gold—enough of it to make some 1849 miners very rich. But in spring, these Sierra Nevada foothills shine with a different kind of wealth. Start your visit in Columbia.
Visit Yosemite National Park. Each year — if we're lucky — for a few mere days in February, Horsetail Falls, located on the eastern edge of El Capitan in the Yosemite Valley, appears to be on fire. Read about it in Travel + Leisure Magazine.
Nestled in California's Sierra Nevada Mountain range, Tuolumne County might just be the Golden State's best-kept secret. Tuolumne (pronounced 'too-ah-lum-ee') is a picturesque drive from San Francisco.