California Travel Guide

Best things to do in California

California is a magical land of majestic geography, vibrant cities, unparalleled national parks, and rich history. It’s a big state, both in size and in personality; visitors can hit the ski slopes, surf the Pacific waves, and hike through the desert- all without leaving its borders. And it is home to both the highest and lowest point in the contiguous U.S. Plus, it’s the perfect place to tour a museum, sip some world-class wines, or even spot a celebrity. From the precious metal, to the colorful coastal sunsets, to the world-famous bridge, California truly is golden in many ways.

California Guide offers personalized California travel advice and vacation tips on the top attractions and things to see and do within the Golden State of California. California Guide features all of the best attractions in California — plus you can explore our handpicked California tours, activities, and accommodations - each vetted by our team of California experts. 

California City Guide

Click any California city below to learn about the many things to do, the sights, and diverse attractions in the respective metro-areas.

California City Guide

California Visitor Information

Our Top California Travel Tips

California Regions Guide

Discover each unique region of California by clicking on any regional block below.

California Regions Guide
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