California: Road Trip Paradise
There's no place quite like California for an epic road trip.
Scroll on to dream up your next vacation, built from trip and experience ideas that showcase different takes on the legendary California story. Travel through upscale coastal towns, vibrant cities and charming neighborhood districts to discover rich history, unique culture and outdoor wonders. Surf, hike, dine, sip and play your way through California.
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California Fun on the Water: Dana Point
California Fun on the Water: Big Bear Lake
California Fun on the Water: Santa Barbara
California Fun on the Water: San Luis Obispo County
Southern California Road Trip: San Diego
Southern California Road Trip: Greater Palm Springs
Southern California Road Trip: Anaheim
Southern California Road Trip: West Hollywood
Northern California Mountain Loop: San Francisco
Northern California Mountain Loop: Yosemite Mariposa County
Northern California Mountain Loop: Mono County
Northern California Mountain Loop: Yosemite Madera County
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California Dream Trip: From San Francisco to the Mountains and Beyond
For an epic road trip, there’s no place quite like California.
Offbeat, Fresh and Iconic: 4 Sides of California from North to South
There’s no doubt about it – California is one of the most distinctive, iconic and diverse states in all of the USA.
West Coast Icons: Southern California, Yosemite and San Francisco
Everything you’ve heard about California is true.
City Lights to Country Skies: Drive California's Pacific Coast Highway
What makes a trip up the Pacific Coast Highway is the sheer variety it offers – in views, activities, urban attractions and natural wonders.
California’s Central Coast: Natural and Cultural Wonders Road Trip
It’s hard to imagine a more iconic beach road trip than the one along California’s coast.
Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip
Explore California’s stunning coastline from San Francisco to San Diego
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A Cultural Getaway to Pasadena, California
United Stories: Riding Through California
Professional cyclists Freddie Rodriguez and Jens Voigt provide an inside look at the Amgen Tour of California, which passses through the state's most iconic highways and coastlines from Sacramento to Pasadena.