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Generals Highway

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Type: Scenic Drives, Landmarks
Activities: Driving
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Owner description: A 30-mile scenic drive at 7,000 feet.
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Little Silver, New Jersey, USA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We truly enjoyed the twisty, view soaked road. If it's not panoramic sites, it's the huge trees crowding the asphalt, or the 10mph hairpins. We were lucky to be there in October when few were on the road, so we could enjoy it. Also, we often drove very early in the morning when no one else was up. Empty roads... More

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USA
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135 reviews 135 reviews
29 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Don't miss this during your visit. This is one of the primary attractions and well worth the time. You will surely enjoy it!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

They've widened the roads and improved them with lots of turnouts and signs to indicate slower speeds.

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West Hollywood, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Great views up the mountainside, very winding road. Just beware of road construction, some delays but I am sure they will be finished soon.

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Lake Forest, California, United States
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75 reviews 75 reviews
32 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

You take this road to get up to General Sherman and a lot of other must-see attractions at the park. While driving up, you may be thinking, "Are we there yet? Are we there yet?" But just enjoy the scenery and pull over often to take in the view. Make sure you get gas before you go in the park.... More

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Newport Beach, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

You'll enjoy the drive if you have the stomach for back-to-back curves. Careful at night as we saw a black bear crossing the Kings Highway and deer grazing just off the road...it is narrow!

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The road through the Sequoia National Park is well kept and easy to drive. The scenery is awesome, and lots of places to stop and take photos.

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Crestview, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

What a faboulous, winding, beautiful drive. A few lodges to stop and visit and a restaurant on the way. Beautiful scenery and turnouts to stop and view the canyon.

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Lumberton, Texas, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Curvy road with construction until December. Take time to enjoy the trails Long the way. Not a lot of places to eat along the way.

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San Diego, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Twists and tight turns but amazing beauty everywhere you looked. One of the prettiest places I have ever seen and I travel a lot.

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