Take These 7 Byways In Northern California For An Unforgettable Scenic Drive

Feel like getting out of the house but not sure what to do? How about taking a country road through some of the prettiest parts of Northern California? Grab your significant other or a friend, fill up your gas tank, and crank up the tunes. There’s nothing like a long scenic drive to get back to enjoying some of the simple joys of life. Don’t forget to pull over and smell the roses every once in a while. Here are seven of the best scenic drives in Northern California you’re just going to love!

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Don’t you just love taking drives to see some of the most scenic places in Northern California? What do you think of our list of the best scenic drives in Northern California? Are there any others you would like to share with your fellow readers? Please do so in the comment section.

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Best Scenic Drives In Northern California

July 10, 2021

What other beautiful drives in Northern California can I take?

NorCal is chock full of jaw-dropping drives and along the way, you’ll see some of the most beautiful scenery in this part of the state. Take U.S. Route 199 from Crescent City through the Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park for some incredible views before the road eventually reaches and extends into Oregon. California State Route 49, a.k.a. The Gold Country Highway runs north and south through the Sierra Nevada Foothills with gorgeous views of rivers and mountains. For more beautiful drives in Northern California, read our previous coverage

What are some of the most scenic places in Northern California?

If you love beautiful places and incredible natural swimming holes, then you need to make plans to visit the McCloud River and its three stunning waterfalls. You’ll take a scenic hike to get there but your efforts will be rewarded with a gorgeous swimming hole at the lower falls, perfect to take a dip in on a hot summer day. NorCal is a region filled with epic hikes to beautiful overlooks and views. Read our post 15 Of The Most Scenic Hikes In Northern California You’ll Love for your next hiking adventure.

What are some of the best hidden gems in Northern California?

Northern California is, as we all know, beautiful. It’s also filled with hidden gems just waiting to be discovered. Take a look at our Ultimate Northern California Hidden Gem Road Trip that will take you to some lesser-known places around the state.

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