11 Hidden Places In Northern California Only Locals Know About

The stunning sights in Northern California draw tourists from all over the world. We can’t deny that these spots are just gorgeous, but they’re often crowded. For a little change of pace, head to one of these hidden, under-appreciated places where you can find some peace, quiet and beauty.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

What’s your favorite place to go that only locals know about? Share ’em with us in the comments.

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