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    California Hiking Tours

Hike in the distinctive desert beauty of Joshua Tree National Park and peruse the chic galleries and eclectic boutiques of Palm Springs. Or enjoy sublime hikes to serene waterfalls and spectacular panoramas in Yosemite.


Palm Springs and Joshua Tree Walking Tours

Palm Springs & Joshua Tree Walking

In Joshua Tree National Park, hike in a landscape strewn with gigantic boulders and dotted with shady palm oases. Explore welcoming cafés and luxurious hotels in Palm Springs and be awed by desert vistas from the popular Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.

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California Wine Country Active Culinary Walking Tour

California Wine Country Active Culinary Walking

From exhilarating hikes to exclusive tastings of wine, cheese and olive oil. From oak-studded mountains to vineyard-laced hills. Experience a delicious slice of the place we call the Wine Country. A memorable epicurean experience awaits. Enjoy every taste!

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Redwoods Multi-Adventure Camping Tour

Redwoods Multi-Adventure Camping Tour

Hike among the planet's largest remaining stands of towering virgin redwoods. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of California's majestic national and state parks. Enjoy campfire camaraderie while savoring fresh local seafood prepared by our camp chef.

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Also available: Family – Older Teens & 20s
Family – Teens & Kids

Yosemite walking and hiking tours

Yosemite Walking & Hiking

Welcome to Yosemite National Park: 761,266 acres of "wow!" View the breathtaking iconic landmarks Half Dome, El Capitan and Yosemite Falls. Enjoy hiking in the Sierra Nevada through alpine meadows and scenic canyons. Walk amid giant sequoias, Yosemite's towering ancient trees.

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Also available: Family – Older Teens & 20s

Yosemite Family Multi-Adventure

Yosemite Family Multi-Adventure Tour – Teens & Kids

Join Backroads for an active family vacation in Yosemite, nature's glorious spectacle in the Sierra Nevada. Hike with the kids to glorious high-country scenery and walk among the beautiful summer wildflowers in Tuolumne Meadows. Youngsters can take a kid-friendly rock-climbing class.

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Also available: Classic – Couples, Solos & Friends
Family – Older Teens & 20s