Spring in California is delightful, especially in a good wildflower bloom year. There are so many places to vacation in April in California!

Monterey Bay offers epic whale watching, the scenic 17-Mile Drive, and coastal hiking. Look for wildflowers in Point Lobos State Natural Preserve. 

The Big Sur Coast is beautiful year-round, but especially lovely in the spring, with green hills, colorful cliffs, and lots of wildflowers. 

San Diego offers beautiful weather in April, plus a plethora of things to do, for travelers of all ages. Make sure to visit the flower fields in Carlsbad!

April is a great time to plan a trip to Yosemite National Park, to catch the flowing waterfalls from Yosemite Valley and Hetch Hetchy.

Visit Sonoma or Napa Valley for great scenery plus wine tasting. There are many beautiful winery gardens to tour!

You may catch the desert in bloom at Joshua Tree National Park in SoCal. And you can hike and go rock climbing in the park in April. 

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