Here at Nissan of Visalia, we love calling California home. In our area, we are surrounded by some of the most stunning beauty nature has to offer. Go further afield and you can find even more natural wonders. Here are four attractions within five hours of Visalia that you need to see.
Mojave National Preserve
Travel southeast for about four hours and you will find the spectacular Mojave Desert. This 1.6 million acre park includes volcanic cinder cones, singing sand dunes, Joshua tree forests, and breathtaking wildflowers.
For a peaceful day out on the water, head to Jenks Lake located within the San Bernardino National Forest. Enjoy some fishing, picnicking, or boating (no power boats).
Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch
Head south to Carlsbad for the spectacular blooming flower fields at Carlsbad Ranch. This annual spring event offers visitors a rainbow of color through mid-May.
If you love scuba diving, Shaw’s Cove is one of the best sites in Orange County. While many beginner’s classes are held here, it is still a great place for more experienced divers.
Have you visited any of these natural beauties before? Which one is your favorite?