Home to some of the world’s most iconic cities, like the star-studded Los Angeles, gorgeous white-sand beaches lining the San Diego coast, and the largest trees in the world in the northern nature parks — California is a place where culture-savvy travelers, nature-enthusiasts, and artsy explorers all meet.
ABOUT NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Experience the things to do in Northern California that make it one of the trendiest places to visit in the Golden State. Unearth the natural wonders awaiting in the region, home to the world’s oldest and tallest trees and golden sand beaches sloping gently into the Pacific Ocean, the high-elevation Sierra Nevada Mountains, and the Sacramento River, the largest in California. Then, plunge into the NorCal lifestyle through the cultural and tech scenes thriving in San Jose or the laidback coastal village life in Santa Cruz.
CENTRAL & NORTHERN CALIFORNIA’S BEST CITIES
ABOUT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
The SoCal lifestyle brings together some of the best natural, historical, and cultural destinations in the state. With major cities like Los Angeles and San Diego, and a diverse landscape ranging from desert mountains to coastal beaches on the Pacific Ocean, Southern California is a place for everyone to discover.
Adventure seekers can go on hikes through national parks or go for thrill rides in one of many amusement parks. The star-studded city of LA has plenty of attractions to see stars — both celebrities and outer space. Not to mention the beaches that feel like paradise.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’S BEST CITIES
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