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CALIFORNIA

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Discover the Central Coast

Now that repairs are complete, you can once again drive the legendarily scenic Highway 1 through Big Sur. With its redwood forests, towering cliffs, and incomparable...

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How to Pack for a Trip to California

The lowdown on what to bring with you—and what to leave at home

California attracts more than 250 million tourists each year, many of whom are eager to swim, ski, hike and, of course, sample local wines. Others...

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With their own history, wildlife, and amusement park, piers sit at the intersection of natural beauty and Golden State culture

Stunning scenery, cool playgrounds, and fascinating history—not to mention endless sunset selfie possibilities. Stroll along a ...

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