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California, United States

Overview

Where Hollywood movies are made, California embraces the artistic side of life from the Napa Valley vineyards to a scenic drive along the 101. Large metropolitan areas like Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay area are close to both the Pacific Ocean and a short flight to mountains for skiing and mountain biking.
The tech savvy gather in the Silicon Valley. Wine drinkers head to Sonoma or Napa Valley.
We’ve written about big wall rock climbing in Yosemite National Park as well as ecologically friendly places to stay. You might discover you enjoy watching elephant seals start their migration to Antarctica.

California, United States Articles

14 things people from San Diego always have to explain to out-of-towners

30 things you’ve experienced if you’re from California

How to become culturally Californian in 14 steps

6 fun spots for an evening in the Bay Area without alcohol

Top 10 Airbnbs in the US

The best breakfasts in San Francisco’s most delicious neighborhoods

21 unusual places to impress your date in San Francisco

Watch this whale swim with beachgoers in California

5 dishes that should be on your menu in San Francisco and where to find them

The 6 coolest neighborhoods in San Francisco: Where to eat, drink, and party

The 20 art and design galleries you should be following on Instagram

Here’s what it’s like to wake up on a portaledge thousands of feet up El Capitan

Watch this kayaker run a ridiculously huge rapid in California

San Francisco music venues: Where to catch great live music any day of the week

15 reasons you’ll love a layover in San Francisco

A guide to San Francisco’s best bars, by neighborhood

Can you choose the correct Pacific state for each question? [QUIZ]

11 cheap and delicious places to grab food in San Francisco

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