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In some ways, the west coast is the ultimate 'now' society. California is the third largest state in terms of land size, and this means that it is larger than many other countries. However, getting around can be quite simple as California has one of the most expansive state highway systems in the United States.

Popular Destinations: AnaheimBig Bear LakeInglewoodLong Beach
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San JoseSanta BarbaraSanta CruzSanta MonicaSouth Lake Tahoe
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Los Angeles Hotels & Accommodation

The rambling metropolis of Los Angeles sprawls across the thousand square miles of a great desert basin, knitted together by an intricate network of congested freeways between the ocean and the snowcapped mountains. It is a colorful melange of shopping malls, palm trees and swimming pools …

• San Francisco

San Francisco Hotels & Accommodation

San Francisco is a compact and approachable place, where downtown streets rise on impossible gradients to reveal stunning views of the city, the bay and beyond, and blanket fogs roll in unexpectedly to envelop the city. This is not the California of monotonous blue skies - the temperatures rarely exceed the 70s …

Regions of California: Central CoastCoachella ValleyDisneylandEastern Sierra
Joshua TreeLake TahoeLos Angeles AreaMount ShastaNapa Valley
North CoastOrange CountySan Diego AreaSan Francisco Bay Area
Silicon ValleySonoma CountyWine CountryYosemite

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» Anaheim

Anaheim Hotels & Accommodation

In the early 1950s, cartoonist Walt Disney conceived a theme park where his characters could come to life. Anaheim was chosen as the location for Disneyland on the basis that these acres of orange groves, thirty miles southeast of LA, would become Southern California's next major focus …

» Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake Hotels & Accommodation

Big Bear Lake is a reservoir in the San Bernardino Mountains, in San Bernardino County, California. At dam's end Big Bear measures its deepest water at 72 ft (22 m). Located 100 miles (160 km) east of Los Angeles and surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest …

» Inglewood

Inglewood Hotels & Accommodation

Inglewood is a city in southwestern Los Angeles County, California, southwest of downtown Los Angeles. The city is in the South Bay region of the greater Los Angeles area. Randy's Donuts is a landmark in Inglewood, near the San Diego Freeway …

» Long Beach

Long Beach Hotels & Accommodation

Long Beach is a city in Los Angeles County in Southern California, on the Pacific coast. The Port of Long Beach is the United States' second busiest container port and one of the world's largest shipping ports. Downtown Long Beach is located approximately 22 miles south of Downtown Los Angeles …

» Monterey

Monterey Hotels & Accommodation

The City of Monterey in Monterey County is located on the southern edge of Monterey Bay, on Central California's Pacific coast. It stands at an elevation of 26 feet (8 m) above sea level. Monterey was the capital of Alta California under both Spain and Mexico. It was the only port of entry for taxable goods in California …

» Palm Springs

Palm Springs Hotels & Accommodation

Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, within the Coachella Valley. Palm Springs covers approximately 94 square miles. Biking, golf, hiking, horseback riding, swimming, and tennis in the nearby desert and mountain areas are major forms of recreation in Palm Springs …

» Sacramento

Sacramento Hotels & Accommodation

Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California. It is at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California's expansive Central Valley. During the California Gold Rush, Sacramento was a major distribution point …

» San Diego

San Diego Hotels & Accommodation

San Diego has some wonderful museums at Balboa Park, located just north of downtown. An IMAX theater, a science center, a natural history museum, an art museum, and an anthropology museum, among others, are all housed in beautiful buildings, built in the Spanish colonial style …

» San Jose

San Jose Hotels & Accommodation

San Jose is the third-largest city in California, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within Silicon Valley, which is a major component of the greater Bay Area. San Jose was founded in 1777, as El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalup …

» Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Hotels & Accommodation

Santa Barbara is the county seat of Santa Barbara County, California. Situated on a south-facing section of coastline, the longest such section on the West Coast of the United States, the city lies between the steeply rising Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean …

» Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Hotels & Accommodation

Santa Cruz is well-known for watersports such as sailing, diving, paddling and surfing. It is the home of O'Neill Wetsuits and Santa Cruz Surfboards, as well as Santa Cruz Skateboards and Santa Cruz Bicycles. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is California's oldest amusement park …

» Santa Monica

Santa Monica Hotels & Accommodation

Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States. The city is named after the Christian saint, Monica. Santa Monica is home to many Hollywood celebrities and executives and is a mixture of affluent single-family neighborhoods, renters, surfers, professionals, and students …

» South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe Hotels & Accommodation

South Lake Tahoe is the most populous city in El Dorado County, California, United States, in the Sierra Nevada. As its name suggests, the city is located on the southern shore of Lake Tahoe. The east end of the city, on the California-Nevada state line right next to the town of Stateline, Nevada, is mainly geared towards tourism …

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The American Dream has always flowed west, lured by the promises of California. Eureka! cried the gold miners in 1848 - I've found it. Eureka! cried naturalist John Muir and industrialist William Randolph Hearst. Eureka! cried Steve Jobs and Marilyn Monroe. By many measures, California remains the biggest, most dynamic, most diverse, most forward-thinking state in the nation …

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The State of California is a Western state in the USA and is the most populous state in the nation. The state's four largest cities are Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose and San Francisco. California is known for its diverse climate and ethnically diverse population …

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