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California Welcome Centers

California Welcome Centers
Local travel experts and resources share more ideas statewide

Each of the California Welcome Centers scattered throughout the state are staffed with personal travel concierges. These knowledgeable experts are ready to provide information that will enhance and enrich your visit including suggestions on where to eat, what to see, and where to stay. Welcome Centers also offer free maps and brochures on local attractions and things to see and do.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

Anderson (Shasta Cascade)

Auburn (Gold Country)

El Dorado Hills (Gold Country)

San Francisco (San Francisco Bay Area)

Santa Rosa (San Francisco Bay Area)

Truckee (High Sierra)

Yreka (Shasta Cascade)

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA

Mammoth Lakes (High Sierra)

Merced (Central Valley)

Oxnard (Central Coast)

Pismo Beach (Central Coast)

Salinas (Central Coast)

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Barstow (Deserts)

Buena Park (Orange County)

Oceanside (San Diego County)

Ontario (Inland Empire)

Yucca Valley (Deserts)

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CALIFORNIA

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Professional Aussie foodies Hayden Quinn and Dan Churchill love food, travel and getting outdoors. So when the two chefs went on a Northern Califoria road trip together,...

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Discover the San Francisco Bay Area

This ultra-mellow beach town has a decided split personality—and both sides are cool. First, there’s the woo-hoo family fun of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, a yesteryear...

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Discover Gold Country

Like many cities, California’s state capital is undergoing an energetic renaissance. Young adults looking for an urban vibe are moving into this low-key city, with...

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Travel Alerts

Check out the latest California Wildfire & Travel Conditions

Wildfires in California

A vast majority of California is currently unaffected by fires.

Most evacuation orders for...

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Featuring San Francisco, Santa Cruz, and Sacramento

Professional Aussie foodies Hayden Quinn and Dan Churchill love food, travel and getting outdoors. So when the two chefs went on a Northern Califoria road trip together, there was lots of great...

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