Plan to go leaf peeping with kids in California this year

hannahfreedman
6th September 2021

It’s never too early in fall to think about leaf peeping with kids. The Northeast might be front of mind, but we’re looking at California for sensational fall vistas this year. We’ve rounded up two stunning California road trips, including all the adventures and Tik Tok/Instagram ready leaf peeping moments along the way. Think of it as this year’s ultimate West Coast leaf-peeping guide.


leaf peeping family road trip Lake Tahoe California

Lake Tahoe leaf peeping family adventure

Start with a visit to California’s turquoise gem—Lake Tahoe—then follow spectacular mountain routes to incomparable leaf peeping destinations: Mono Lake and the mountain-town fun of Mammoth Lakes; sensational National Parks – try the waterfalls and granite monoliths in Yosemite or the world’s largest living things at Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks.

leaf peeping family road trip California Pacific Highway Bixby Bridge and Grand Sur

Pacific Highway leaf peeping road trip

Looking for more fun family road trips with kids this fall? Find tailor made Kentucky road trips for your family right now. And don’t forget to follow Family Traveller on Instagram and Facebook for even more family vacation inspiration.

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