Redwood National and State Parks are a string of protected forests, beaches and grasslands along Northern California’s coast. The trees in California that people call “redwoods” are actually two distinct species – giant sequoias and coastal redwoods, both of them best described in superlatives like tallest, biggest, most massive, or magnificent.
Here is a bench to view the coastal redwoods of California.
Small by population, the City of Trinidad, California offers amazing coastline and nearly a dozen public beaches. Trinidad State Beach marks the location of one of the area’s natural landmarks.
A bench view of the cove and harbor …..
Trinidad Fishing Cove California Coastline
Internationally renowned gardens at Self Realization Retreat, Encinitas, California, offer a diversity of colorful plants, meditation nooks, koi ponds, and spectacular ocean vistas – providing a unique inspirational setting where one can pray, study, meditate, or just sit quietly enjoying the expression of God’s beauty in nature.
A bench view of the Pacific Ocean from the Meditation Gardens
A street fair under the signature palm trees in San Francisco, California
A Street Market Under the Palms
The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, known locally as the Bay Bridge, is a complex of bridges spanning San Francisco Bay in California.
An ideal place to view the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
Perfect Place to View a Bridge
Alcatraz Island is located in San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles offshore from San Francisco, California. The small island was developed with facilities for a lighthouse, a military fortification, a military prison, and a federal prison from 1934 until 1963.
San Francisco, in northern California, is a hilly city on the tip of a peninsula surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. It’s known for its year-round fog, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars and colorful Victorian houses.
Two different views of this famous city …..
A City on the Hill
Speeding by San Francisco