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Discover San Diego County
California

Imagine 70 miles of sun-drenched coast, an inviting ocean and a year-round daily forecast of 21°C, and you’ll understand why this southernmost stretch of California is all...

Discover Los Angeles County
California

See a celebrity on a Malibu beach. Sip a cocktail on a rooftop bar at sunset. Slip on a pair of designer shoes in an ultra-luxe boutique. Bask on a beach, play the day...

Discover the San Francisco Bay Area
California

A crimson bridge, cable cars, a sparkling bay, and streets lined with elegant Victorian homes—San Francisco is undeniably one of the world’s great cities. Located...

Highway One Classic

Trip 5-7 days 10 stops

Highway One Classic

Take the trip that captures the heart and soul of the Golden State
San Diego

Start in one of California’s sunniest destinations, not just in terms of the weather, but also in attitude. In the heart of the city, shop in Horton Plaza, or catch a baseball game at Petco Park. See the giant pandas at the San Diego Zoo. Next, explore one of the city’s diverse neighbourhoods,...

San Francisco

Finish your trip in one of the world’s great cities. For a novel way to visit 'the City by the Bay' park your car and explore by foot, bike, and unique public transport. Pedal bikes across the Golden Gate Bridge and back, then explore the lush Presidio, a former military base that is now a...

As it lay there with the shadows of the mountains brilliantly photographed upon its still surface, I thought it must surely be the fairest picture the whole earth affords.
Mark Twain (recalling his first sighting of Lake Tahoe)
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Get into the coastal vibe

Maybe it’s the sun-streaked hair, the frequent smiles, the eyes always gazing west, looking to the horizon to see when the next set might roll in...

5 Surfing Hot Spots
Windansea Beach, La Jolla
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Unleash the kid within at California’s ultimate play lands

From Disneyland classics to beachfront carousels, the Golden State’s best-in-class theme parks deliver something for everyone. Take a tram ride to...

Amazing Theme Parks
Lucas Himovitz
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
San Diego Zoo Safari Park by Miller

San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Find out where the wild things are

Like a journey to Africa, a day at this spectacular park lets you see some of the world’s most magnificent—and endangered—animals at close range...

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Where to release your inner fashionista

Shopping is an art form in California. Whether you're in search of the perfect cocktail dress or an authentic Mexican piñata, you'll find it here...

Shopping Hot Spots
Prayitno/Flickr
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Elegant estates, relaxed wineries, urban tasting rooms

Elegant estates at the end of country roads lined with vineyards? Check. Low-key wineries housed in converted barns? Check again. Urban...

12 Wine Country Destinations
There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California.
Edward Abbey
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Hands-on fun for all at farms, ranches, and fields statewide

Milk cows, wake up to roosters crowing, feast on farm-to-table foods served in the shade of a blooming orchard—California has a...

Amazing Agritourism Experiences
Tai Power Seeff
The 10 acres of rooms, passages and gardens at Fresno's Forestiere Underground Gardens were excavated by hand using only farming tools.
Luxury Resorts in the Desert
Lucas Himovitz

Luxury Resorts in the Desert

Relax at spoil-yourself spas under the desert sun

Pampering just comes with the territory in the California desert. Maybe in the old days, desert visitors had to pack in supplies and sleep on the...

The lowest golf course in the world is Furnace Creek in Death Valley, at 214 feet below sea level.
Celebrity Spotting
Laura Flippen

Celebrity Spotting

Where to see stars in Hollywood

Stargazing takes on a different meaning in Tinseltown. While there’s no guarantee you’ll spy a familiar face when you’re here, there are some...

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Sample ultra-fresh, hyper-local, and downright amazing

When you come to California, come hungry. This is a state that seriously knows how to cook. Amazing and innovative chefs sprinkled with Michelin...

Dining Hot Spots
George's at the Cove
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Tips and information to help you plan your trip

Whether you dream of carving a wave (maybe for the first time), relaxing at a wine country estate, taking a spin on an iconic theme park ride, or...

Travel Tips & Information
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