The perfect blend of big cities, beautiful beaches and gorgeous parks
From its iconic beaches to its celebrated National Parks, California is a wonderland of adventures for just about anyone. And the state’s incredible range of climates makes it a great place to visit, no matter the season.
California is truly a gem on the Pacific, with hundreds of parks and gorgeous outdoor spaces, including the stunning Yosemite and Death Valley national parks. The state offers nearly every kind of terrain, including sandy beaches, redwood forests and majestic mountain ranges. You won’t lack for fresh air and excitement in the Golden State, from skiing at Lake Tahoe to surfing in Santa Monica to hiking the rugged cliffs of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. And for a more restful time, spend a few days touring the Sonoma and Napa valleys, which produce some of the world’s best wine.