The obvious answer to the question “where will you spend Earth Day” is, well, wait for it, the earth. (Unless you’re an astronaut or something; we won’t assume to know.) And while a day recognizing the importance of treating our planet and home in a nice manner can be celebrated wherever you happen to be, whether that’s a city or a suburb or the top of a high-rise, there’s something about being steps from a waterfall or surrounded by the largest living things on this particular orb that puts the spirit of Earth Day right in one’s heart. With that in mind, we’re dreaming of being in Yosemite or among the sequoias this Earth Day and Earth Day Week. Here’s what’s going down.

Read NBC Bay Area’s full story about Earth Day celebrations at California’s finest National Parks by clicking here.

Each week NBC Bay Area will provide Red Tricycle readers with the inside scoop on a special destination that’s always “Worth the Drive.” NBC Bay Area uncovers and connects their users to all that the city has to offer so they can be true city insiders. They go beyond the obvious and provide access to untold stories and the stories behind the stories.