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What is the quintessential wine experience in the Golden State? Where are the must-see natural wonders? Which beach is best? How do you decide which theme park to visit? Because California is blessed with so many riches, these questions—and many more just like them—are nearly impossible to answer. So we didn’t even try. Instead, we recruited an army of locals and insiders and experts who shared their favorite places to go and things to do. Scroll through their many suggestions and start dreaming about your next California adventure today. 

The safety of both visitors and residents is a top priority in the Golden State. Before traveling, familiarize yourself with local guidelines and regulations for all of the destinations you plan to visit. We also encourage everyone to check out Visit California’s Responsible Travel Hub as well as the latest Travel Updates.

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