Reminder: National Parks Are Free Of Admission On President's Day
Still don't have plans for President's Day? If you're a homebody, you might want to tap into the Huell Howser marathon that's running on KCET. However, if you're itching to get out, then you may want to hit up one of the national parks. There's an added incentive too, as all parks are free of admission for President's Day.
As noted by the National Park Service website, there are 10 "fee-free" days in all of 2017. Aside from President's Day, they also fall on the weekends of "National Park Week" (April 15 and 16, and April 22 and 23), as well as the National Park Service's birthday, which happens on August 25.
Need help finding a park near(ish) you? Here's a listing of all locales in California. Points of interest include Manzanar (which commemorated a couple of anniversaries this past weekend), and the ever-popular Joshua Tree, as well as the gorgeous Channel Islands. If you're going all-in for an extended stay, remember that camping fees may apply at some of the sites.
The worst of the storm is over, so go out and take advantage of the respite.