Redwood and Sequoia national parks are many miles separated, driving most guests on an offered trek to pick – an undertaking that is outlandish for producer Ken Burns.

“You’ve fundamentally got two decisions. Do you need the greatest trees … on the other hand do you need the tallest trees? I can’t settle on a choice,” Burns says.

Tallest would be the redwoods towering over the northern California coast, while the sequoias that elegance the Sierra Nevada mountains are the greatest. Anyway while the scenes are distinctive, plan to be awestruck in either stop.

“They’re similar to sentinels … they’ve viewed such an extensive amount mankind’s history. You start to comprehend the superbness of life,” Burns says.