Your hunt for the best whale watching destination in the United States is over! Each year, about 20,000 gray whales make an epic 12,000-mile round trip journey from the Bering Sea to Baja Peninsula, Mexico.
This annual swim makes the entire California coast a perfect place to witness one of the most amazing wildlife migrations on the planet.
Whale watching is a year-round activity in California, but during the spring, whales migrating north for the warmer months provide unique opportunities for viewing these giant creatures.
In this article, discover the five best destinations for whale watching in California. And the best part is that you can still have a fantastic viewing experience from land! No boat ride required unless you want one!
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