The Sierra Mountains is home to thousands of gems. Its jagged landscape, alpine lakes, trails, and peaks have inspired many to continue to come back and explore deeper. The National Parks of Sequoia, Kings Canyon, and Yosemite are located here, as well as a 390 mile stretch of the Pacific Crest Trail.
Death Valley National Park Location: Southeastern California Getting there: Death Valley is a little over 4 hours from Los Angeles, and 2 hours from Las Vegas. The is nestled between the border of Nevada and Sequoia National Forest.
Bryce Canyon National Park Location: Southwestern Utah Getting there: Bryce Canyon is just about 4 1/2 hours from Moab, where Canyonlands and Arches are and just over an hour from Zion National Park.
Canyonlands National Park Location: Eastern Utah Getting there: Canyonlands is located west of Arches National Park and slightly southwest from the closest town of Moab.
Arches National Park Location: Eastern Utah Getting there: Arches National Park is located 5.2 miles, only about 10 minutes, away from the nearest town of Moab, Utah, (with BLM land closeby) making it a great convenience to travelers looking for outdoor adventures.