Before winter comes, why not spend a memorable weekend getaway near Merced, California? Hiking enthusiasts will love exploring Yosemite National Park this time of year and will enjoy the peace and quiet on the trails after the hustle and bustle of summer. A visit to Lake Tahoe is sure to please all senses, and a cruise on the pristine waters is a perfect way to enjoy scenic views of the surrounding mountains. Photographers and nature lovers will be in heaven when touring Alpine County's Hope Valley and checking out California's striking fall colors. No matter how you like to experience autumn, there is a trip for you near Merced, California! Check out the fall weekend getaways on offer below!