The Ultimate Southern California Waterfalls Road Trip Is Right Here And You’ll Want To Do It

It’s hard not to love the sight and sound of a waterfall — especially on a hot summer day. So what’s better than seeing only one waterfall? How about an entire weekend devoted to seeing MANY waterfalls?!

Because we know how much you love all the natural beauty that SoCal has to offer, we’ve put together the ultimate waterfalls road trip that will take you to some of our favorite falls right here in SoCal. Some are big, some are small, and some are perfect for an afternoon swim. You may not be able to hit all of these in a single day or even in a single weekend, but pick a few that are close to home and use our customizable map to navigate your way there.

All of the falls on this list require a hike, so make sure to plan accordingly. Bring comfy shoes, lots of water, and a healthy dose of sunscreen. Ready to hit the road?

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So there you have it — an incredibly fun road trip that will take you to SoCal’s most beautiful waterfalls. You may not be able to reach them all in a single destination, but you can definitely pick and choose the ones that are close to home and make a day trip out of it.

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