10 Best Day Road Trips from Madera, CA!

10 Best Day Road Trips from Madera, CA!

10 Best Day Road Trips From Madera

Did Someone Say “Road Trip”?!

Longing for a road tip but don’t know where to go? No problem! At Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, we’ve got a full list of exciting destinations that you can adventure to and rack up some miles and memories!

Come with us as we cover our top ten road trip destinations from Madera, CA and find which destination you’d like to venture to next!

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Here Are the 10 Best Road Trips from Madera!

Tioga Pass

Located 85 miles northeast of Madera, CA, the Tioga Pass may be a route to Yosemite, but it’s a destination of its own. The Tioga Pass is the highest pass across the Sierra Nevada and is 9,943 ft above sea level, and offers great hiking opportunities.


Yosemite National Park is a 10 million year old park that stretches more than 750,000 acres. Featuring granite cliffs, clear streams, waterfalls, and beautiful forest, this famous national park is perfect for hiking, camping, and connecting with nature.

Kings Canyon

Located 90 miles east of Madera, CA, Kings Canyon is similar to Yosemite and features the largest grove of Sequoia trees in the world!

Sequoia National Park

85 miles southeast of Madera, this national park is home to the General Sherman Tree – the largest tree in the world by volume. This park also contains five of the ten largest trees in the world.


90 miles west, Gilroy, CA is home to an array of exciting attractions from outlet shopping to art and culture. Known as the Garlic Capital of the World, you don’t want to miss the famous Gilroy Garlic Festival!

Moss Landing

Located 89 miles west, Moss Landing is the gateway to Elkhorn Slough and is one of the largest wetlands in California.

Herring Creek

Less than 90 miles north of Madera, this fantastic campground is great for fishing!

Caswell Memorial Park

Located along the Stanislaus River, this park is not only great for camping, but features modern attractives for the family like bumper cars, bumper boats, mini golf and more!

Calaveras Big Tree National Forest

Like its name suggests, this national park is home to big sequoias and offers fantastic hiking, camping, and special event opportunities.

Kern National Wildlife Refuge

Sitting 88 miles west of Madera, this park features outstanding hiking opportunities and scenic views of Monterey Bay!

Get on the Road Today at Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM

Ready to embark on your next road trip but don’t yet have a ride? No problem! Here at Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, we feature the best road trip cars for you and your family. Whether you’re looking for a comfortable sedan like the Dodge Charger, a commanding pickup truck like a RAM 1500, or a luxury SUV like the Grand Cherokee, there’s no better place to get your next vehicle than our dealership. We’re located in Madera, CA and we also serve the surrounding areas of Parkwood and Parksdale, CA.

We even feature attractive specials that help you get on the road while taking advantage of exclusive savings. Browse our inventory and pick out your favorite model today!