Essential Info for California

Figure out when to go, how much you'll spend on that iconic road trip, and how to get around the massive state.
Aerial view of waves washing up on rocky beach
The Best Time to Visit California’s Central Coast
Beach and Falls, Julia Pfeiffer Beach, McWay Falls, California
The Weather and Climate on California’s Central Coast
Freeway into San Francisco
How to Get from San Jose to San Francisco
Vineyards and windmill near Sonoma, CA.
Weather in California's Wine Country: Climate, Seasons, and Average Temperature
Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park, California USA
The Best Time to Visit Yosemite National Park
Poppies in Antelope Valley
March in California: Weather and Event Guide
October is whale-watching season: A humpback whale lunge feeds in clear view of a whale watching boat out in Monterey Bay, California.
California in October: Weather and Event Guide
Time for New Olive Oil at Kiler Ridge Near Paso Robles
All the Fun Things You Could do in November in California
The Point Reyes Lighthouse
How to Plan a Trip to California in August
Foggy Morning at Santa Monica Beach
June Gloom: What California Beaches Are Really Like in the Summer
Aerial view (direction of view is from the northwest to the southeast) of San Andreas Fault, Near Taft, California, USA
Take a Trip to the San Andreas Fault
Crowded Santa Monica Beach in Southern California
Where to Get Away on Labor Day Weekend in California
A surfer walks along a southern California beach during high surf
Visiting California in the Winter: What to Expect
Woman looking at map on side of road
Golden State Getaways: 15 Places to Visit in Southern California
Map of California Places to Visit
Don't Get Confused About California. Use These Maps Instead.
When All You Need is a Simple California Highway Map, This One is Just Right
Map of the California Coast
A Guide to California's Coast
The Brady Bunch House
Where to Find Famous TV and Movie Houses in Los Angeles
Southern California CityPASS
Will the Southern California CityPASS Save Money on YOUR Vacation?
A trio of humpback whales feeding in Monterey Bay, California
February in California: Weather and Event Guide
The view from the cliffs above Blacks Beach
Visiting California in the Spring: What to Expect
Spring time flowers on Twin Peaks in San Francisco , California
California This May: 13 Sensational Ideas for Things to Do
California Golden Poppies Antelope Valley,California
April in California: Weather and Event Guide
Map of the missions
On a Mission? Map of California's Historic Spanish Missions
Yosemite national park
Fall in California: Weather and Event Guide
New Year's Eve Firework at San Francisco
Ring in the New Year With California's Best Celebrations
Yosemite National Park
Yosemite in Summer: How to Enjoy It and What You Need to Know
Imperial Sand Dunes
Awaken Your Inner Jedi at These Star Wars Movie Sites in California
Kayaks on Lake Tahoe
Visiting California in the Summer: What to Expect
Mono Lake in the Fall
Reasons to Visit Oddly Interesting Mono Lake
Yosemite National Park in late spring
June in California: Weather and Event Guide
July in California: Weather and Event Guide
Father and Daughter at La Jolla Cove
Awesome Ways to Celebrate Father's Day in California
California Regions Map
A Map of the Best California Regions
Antelope Valley covered in poppies
Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve Guide: Planning Your Trip
Mother Goose Parade in El Cajon
How to Plan an Exciting and Fun Thanksgiving in California
Route 66, Amboy, California, USA
Road Trip on Route 66 in California
Yosemite Valley in Fall
Fall in Yosemite: Weather, What to Pack, and What to See
Baja California Mexico
5 of the Best RV Parks in Baja California
Camping in Yosemite Woods
Yosemite Campgrounds: What You Need to Know
Grey Whale at the Monterey Bay Aquarium
When to Watch Whales in California: What You'll See Might Surprise You
Bear Warning at Yosemite National Park
How to be Safe from Bears at Yosemite and Sequoia
Old Spanish Mission in Santa Barbara
California Mission History - Answers to Frequent Questions
Calfornia Mileage Marker
Are You Lost? How to Read a California Mileage Marker
People hikers hiking in Yosemite National Park on sunny day
What Are the Best Apps for a Yosemite Vacation?
Camping at Sunset State Beach
How to Make California State Park Camping Reservations
Welcome to California sign
How to Plan Your Perfect California Vacation
Merced River, Yosemite National Park, California, America, USA
What Is the Weather Like in Yosemite?
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