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What to Do in California: Must See Attractions

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If you're ready to explore California, join a few of the top tours & day trips on offer, and have a friendly guide show you some of the most popular sites. Offering free cancellations and no added fees, our top 2080 fun activities in California are also worth checking out.

Things to Do in California with Kids

There are loads of memorable experiences in California that the entire gang will enjoy. These are a few of the best family friendly experiences in the area.

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10 road trip worthy castles in the US

You don’t have to travel to Europe for an authentic castle experience. There are a number of beautiful palaces across the US to visit.

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Virtual Hikes and Outdoor Activities

Take in the wonders of nature from home with virtual hikes around the world.

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The Best Cheap Eats in Los Angeles

Eating cheap in the City of Angels

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12 New Places for Your 2020 Bucket List

Discover new museums, attractions, and events around the world in 2020.

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The Best Wineries Near San Francisco

Where to find the best wine in SF and beyond   No trip to San Francisco is complete without a …

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10 Best Music Festivals of 2020

See your favorite artists, discover new music, and immerse yourself in a community of fellow fans for a whole weekend during the best music festivals of 2020.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in California on a sunny day?

Make the most of the clear weather (and stretch your legs as well) with one or two of these top outdoor activities:

What to do in California on a rainy day?

There's no need to splash your way through a damp day when there are plenty of terrific indoor activities like these on offer:

What is California famous for?

Bring some walking shoes because there are loads of landmarks you simply can't miss:

  • Disneyland®
  • Universal Studios Hollywood™
  • SeaWorld
  • Legoland California

What should I not miss in California?

If you'd like to see the best of this place, add these sights to your schedule:

  • Venice Beach
  • Staples Center
  • Mission Beach
  • Heavenly Ski Resort

Are there cheap things to do in California?

What can you do in California for free?

You'll hardly have time to fetch your wallet out of your pocket with so many free attractions:

  • Pier 39
  • Santa Monica Pier
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • La Jolla Cove