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Kings Canyon Scenic Byway

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Address: , Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Activities: Driving
Description: A 30-mile scenic drive between Grant Grove and Cedar Grove Village.

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We liked this byway better than anything inside of Yosemite. So sad for California to be in such a drought condition. It didn't make for very pretty scenery. I would visit both... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We liked this byway better than anything inside of Yosemite. So sad for California to be in such a drought condition. It didn't make for very pretty scenery. I would visit both parks however, they both have different things to offer.

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is one of the best scenic byways we have visited. After passing Boyden Cavern, things are getting more interesting after every turns. There is Kings River running along the byway with little falls here and there. There are walls of beautiful marble that you would wish to be able to bring home to build your house :P The mountains... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Not for those of you that get car sick easily. Very twisty road - but nice to see the waterall at the end!

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Long Beach, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

What a beutifukl drive!! The day we were here there were storm clouds on the horizon, and we did get a little bit of rain. We stopped at Grizzly Falls, which was beautiful, to take lots of photos. While there, we could hear the thunder from across the ridge. We decided it was best to head out of the canyon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Only a few hours from Los Angeles or San Francisco, this is an incredible drive, Around every turn at the summit of every hill is one more magnificent panoramic view after another.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Awesome scenery along this road. The road is very curvy so pay attention to it. There are several pullouts that you can stop at to view the amazing surroundings.

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Villach, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We were about to skip this route but some local people did highly recommend it, so we finally decided to drive it. That was a very good decision, especially we have a convertible car! Pity that we didn't have more time to spend there!

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Salem, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Beautiful drive along canyon! Little scary in spots...could not look down. We drove all the way to the end to hike the Mist Trail.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Gorgeous drive, between canyons, forestry, and amazing views of the river it doesn't disappoint. There are a few lodges along the way that are worth a stop but the drive along the river is really what it's all about.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Nature at her finest. It is the long way to Yosemite but you won't be disappointed. every turn reveals a view more beautiful that the last!

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