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The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries. Put California at the heart of your travel plans by using our United States trip itinerary maker app.
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Top California tours
$79 BOOK WITH VIATOR Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito) Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito)
Duration: 5 hours
$69 BOOK WITH VIATOR Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
Duration: 2 to 3 hours
$99 BOOK WITH VIATOR Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More
Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
$169 BOOK WITH VIATOR San Francisco Super Saver: Muir Woods & Wine Country w/ optional Gourmet Lunch San Francisco Super Saver: Muir Woods & Wine Country w/ optional Gourmet Lunch
Duration: 10 hours
$149 BOOK WITH VIATOR Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Full-Day Tour from San Francisco Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Full-Day Tour from San Francisco
Duration: 9 hours
$53 BOOK WITH VIATOR Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour
Duration: 60 to 120 minutes
$125 BOOK WITH VIATOR Combo Tour: Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Grand City Tour Combo Tour: Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Grand City Tour
Duration: 6 hours
$199 BOOK WITH VIATOR Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Day Trip from San Francisco Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Day Trip from San Francisco
Duration: 14 to 15 hours
Places to visit in California
San FranciscoTrip planner Best for: Island, Bridge, Pier / Boardwalk Yosemite National ParkTrip planner Best for: World heritage site, Geologic Formation, Waterfall Los AngelesTrip planner Best for: Theme Park, Specialty Museum, Historic Walking Area San DiegoTrip planner Best for: Specialty Museum, Zoo, Beach Santa MonicaTrip planner Best for: Pier / Boardwalk, Beach, Shopping
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