California: Dream Big

California inspires big dreams — in both the creative, free-spirited, fun-loving people who call the state home, and the travelers who can’t wait to get there.

Which is why, when our friends at Visit California asked Matador how we #dreambig in California, we were stoked to put together the following series and showcase the epic landscapes, welcoming culture, unique travel opportunities, and one-of-a-kind artists, entrepreneurs, and influencers who make California the place to dream big.

Scroll down to find stories to inspire your own dreams of California.

Series Articles

6 legendary California golf courses to play before you die

14 of Southern California’s swankiest hotels and resorts

9 reasons there’s more to Northern California than what’s on the coast

18 white-hot chefs and new California restaurants from San Diego to Napa

13 of California’s most luxurious spas north of LA

California unplugged: 5 weekend itineraries to get your kids off their cell phones

5 high-end California itineraries for when money is no object

17 vivid landscapes to inspire your California wanderlust

10 on-site California film locations that aren’t in LA or SF

9 must-eat farmers markets in Northern California

94 things to do with your 94 days of summer in San Diego

9 of California’s most epic concert venues

California’s giant redwoods, the tallest living things on our planet

5 California trips your kids will remember for a lifetime

4 California artists tell their stories of how they #dreambig

Off-trail in Death Valley, California

Mountain biking California wine country

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