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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

11 facts about Monterey, CA that will surprise you

Santa Maria Valley, California: A place for wine snobs, minus the snobbery

California’s Highway 1 is the most beautiful road trip in the country. Here’s the proof.

The 12 places you need to know when visiting California

The 8 best spots to get lost outdoors in Redding, California

11 of the best Airbnbs in the Bay Area

11 reasons Monterey County, CA is the most gorgeous place in America

The 11 bars every visitor should check out in California

12 totally free things to do in California

What to do with a day in Los Angeles

22+ spots that prove that our National Parks are the ultimate outdoor playground

22+ awesome hiking spots in North America’s parks

12 life lessons we could all learn from Los Angeles

13 essential expressions to learn before you visit L.A.

12 offbeat experiences you can pretty much only have in Los Angeles

12 facts about Catalina Island that will surprise you

1 perfect day in Los Angeles: A local’s guide

20+ spots that will inspire your next Californian road trip

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