California Bucket List

21 California Missions
San Diego de Alcala, 1st mission
San Luis Rey de Francia, 18th mission
San Juan Capistrano, 7th mission
San Gabriel Arcangel, 4th mission
San Fernando Rey de Espana, 17th mission
San Buenaventura, 9th mission
Santa Barbara, 10th mission
Santa Ines, 19th mission
La Purisima Conception, 11th mission
San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, 5th mission
San Miguel Arcangel, 16th mission
San Antonio de Padua, 3rd mission
Nuestra Senora de la Soledad, 13th mission
San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo, 2nd mission
San Juan Bautista, 15th mission
Santa Cruz, 12th mission
Santa Clara de Asis, 8th mission
San Jose, 14th mission
San Francisco de Asis, Mission Dolores, 6th mission
San Rafael Arcangel, 20th mission
San Francisco Solano, 21st mission

Sierra Nevadas
Big Pine – see the oldest living tree in Bristlecone Forest
Inyo National Forest – Cottonwood Lakes Trail
Kings Canyon National Park
Lake Tahoe
Sequoia National Park – General Sherman
Hike Mount Whitney
Desolation Wilderness
Mammoth Lakes
Shaver Lake

Bay Area
Walk the Golden Gate Bridge
Marin Headlands
Muir Woods (Marin)
Visit Point Reyes – Cypress Tunnel, Alamere Falls
Hike Mount Tam
Walk Land’s End (San Francisco)
Wine tasting in Sonoma/Napa
Winchester Mystery House
Ride a San Francisco railcar

Central Valley
See the Capitol building in Sacramento
Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve

Northern California
Drive the Big Sur Coast
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Picture with giant Paul Bunyan at Trees of Mystery
See the amazing waterfalls at McArthur-Burney Memorial Park (Shasta County)
Fort Bragg – glass beach
Mendocino – Pygmy Forest, trees over 100 years old
Mount Shasta
Humboldt Redwoods State Park – Avenue of the Giants
Lassen National Park – climb Lassen Peak

Southern California
See the Hollywood Sign
Snorkel in Catalina Island
Joshua Tree National Park
Drive through Malibu
Drive down Rodeo Drive
Drive Sunset Boulevard
Visit Rodeo Drive
Visit Balboa Park (San Diego)
Potato Chip Rock (San Diego)
Visit Ronald Reagan Library
Griffith Observatory
Cabrillo National Monument
Death Valley State Park – see the dried lake bed of moving rocks, stand at Badwater
Mojave Desert – Kelso Dunes
Visit the Salvation Mountain at the Salton Sea
Visit the Getty Museum and Villa