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California Tourism and Sightseeing
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Channel Islands National Park
Channel Islands National Park Top Attraction!
National Park in Ventura, CA USA

National Park One of Ventura's most wondrous attractions, often refered to as the American Galapagos is accessible for multi-day camping trips. (14 miles off coast) Explore America's Galapagos One of Ventura's most wondrous attractions lies 14 miles out to sea.


Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain
Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain Top Attraction!
Recreation in Big Bear Lake, CA USA

Open year round Enjoy family-fun activities year-round. In the winter, natural show ans snow-making systems ensure there is always snow for tubing. The Magic Carpet ride makes it simple to get to the top with no more walking.

Melody Ranch Movie Studio
Melody Ranch Movie Studio Top Attraction!
Museum in Santa Clarita, CA USA

Western Movie Studio Tours

Big Bear Snowplay
Big Bear Snowplay Top Attraction!
Recreation in Big Bear Lake, CA USA

Innertubing over the snow

Fillmore & Western Railway
Fillmore & Western Railway Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in California
Recreation in Fillmore, CA USA

Train rides


Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Complex
Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Complex Top Attraction!
Recreation in Guadalupe, CA USA

The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Complex is one of the most ecologically significant and largest intact coastal dune ecosystems on earth. A major portion of the nearly 22,000 acres is under public management and open for recreation.

Six Flags Hurrice Harbor
Six Flags Hurrice Harbor Top Attraction!
Theme Park in Valencia, CA USA

Water park

Six Flags Magic Mountain
Six Flags Magic Mountain Top Attraction!
Theme Park in Valencia, CA USA

Theme park

Santa Barbara Zoo
Santa Barbara Zoo Top Attraction!
Zoo in Santa Barbara, CA USA

Stroll the Zoological gardens with your family. Take in the stunnintg views and watch exotic animals at play.


Madame Tussauds Hollywood
Madame Tussauds Hollywood Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in California
Museum in All Locations, CA USA

Madame Tussauds is a wax museum on 6933 Hollywood Blvd Madam Tussauds provides indoor fun for children and adults. Immerse yourself in an interactive experience with A-List celebrities, Hollywood icons, Super heroes, pop stars and more! Book your own A-list party at Madame Tussauds Hollywood today.

Mcarthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park
Mcarthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park Top Attraction!
Recreation in Burney, CA USA

Visit what Theodore Roosevelt called the "eighth wonder of the world, McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park. Visit what Theodore Roosevelt called the "eighth wonder of the world McArthur Burney Falls State Park. The most spectacular feature of the park itself, located in the beautiful evergreen forests of the Pit River country, is Burney Falls.

Disneyland Park, CA
Disneyland Park, CA Top Attraction!
Theme Park in Anaheim, CA USA

From the charm of Main Street, U.S.A to the whimsy of Mickey's Toontown, explore eight fantastic "lands" of nostalgia, color and delight. Let your imagination run free in a magic kingdom where life is a fairy tale and dreams really do come true.

Universal Studios – Hollywood CA
Universal Studios – Hollywood CA Top Attraction!
Theme Park in Universal City, CA USA

Find a full day of action-packed entertainment all in one place: Universal Studios Hollywood. With thrilling park rides and shows, a real working movie studio and L.

Heidrick Ag History Museum
Heidrick Ag History Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Sacramento, CA
Museum in Woodland, CA USA

Check out the marvels of agriculture, and commercial trucking through 130,000 square feet of interactive, one-of-a-kind exhibits. The Heidrick Ag History Center is a non­profit organization dedicated to enhancing people’s education, understanding and appreciation of the rich heritage of agriculture and transportation.

U.s. Bicycling Hall of Fame
U.s. Bicycling Hall of Fame Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Sacramento, CA
Hall of Fame Museum in Davis, CA USA

world-class attraction features priceless bicycles, trophies, medals and memorabilia from the world's cycling best! Housed in Davis, this world-class attraction features priceless bicycles, trophies, medals, and memorabilia from the world’s cycling best. Changing displays highlight contemporary pros. Also on display is the prestigious Pierce Miller antique bicycle collection.

Iris From Cirque Du Soleil
Iris From Cirque Du Soleil Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Hollywood, CA
Theatre in Hollywood, CA USA

IRIS, A Journey Through the World of Cinemais located at its permanent home at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. IRIS is an inventive spectacle that combines acrobatics, dance, projections and live music, featuring a score by Oscar-nominated composer Danny Elfman.

Transformers: The Ride-3d at Universal Studios Hollywood
Transformers: The Ride-3d at Universal Studios Hollywood Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Hollywood, CA
Recreation in Universal City, CA USA


California Gold & Silver Settlements
California Gold & Silver Settlements Top Attraction!
Historic Site in Mammoth Lakes, CA USA

Museums and historical sites in the Mammoth Lakes area pay tribute to life in the Old West and share the area's cultural heritage.

California National Historic Trail
California National Historic Trail Top Attraction!
National Park in various states, CA USA

National Historic Trail The California Trail carried over 250,000 gold-seekers and farmers to the gold fields and rich farmlands of California during the 1840's and 1850's, the greatest mass migration in American history.

Shollenberger Park
Shollenberger Park Top Attraction!
Nature in Petaluma, CA USA

Hike the scenic wetlands at Shollenberger Park and experience a variety of habitats that are home to 200 bird species, turtles and other wildlife. Shollenberger Park is part of the 500 acre Petaluma Wetlands, and adjoins Alman Marsh and The Ellis Creek Water Recycling Facility. There are approximately nine miles of trails through the wetlands complex, used by bird watchers, hikers, and cyclists.

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California

Attractions
Activities
Indoor Activities
Events
Places to stay

Regions

Anaheim
Carlsbad
Hollywood
Irvine
Los Angeles
Napa
Ontario
Palm Springs
Sacramento
San Diego
San Diego North
San Francisco
San Jose
San Luis Obispo
Santa Barbara
Santa Cruz
Santa Monica
Sunnyvale

Best Places to Stay in California


Doubletree Guest Suites Anaheim Resort/convention Center
Guest Score:
From $108 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Doubletree Suites By Hilton Santa Monica
Guest Score:
From $246 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Edgewood Tahoe Resort
Guest Score:
From $250 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Home 2 Suites By Hilton Fairview Allen
Guest Score:
From $93 / night.


Stanford Park Hotel
Guest Score:
From $116 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.

Best Time to Visit California


The best time to visit California is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the low 70's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the upper 40's.

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Monthly Temperatures in California


Month Low Avg High
January 41.4 51.1 60.7
February 43.6 53.5 63.4
March 45.7 55.6 65.4
April 48.2 59.1 69.9
May 52.4 63.1 73.7
June 56.5 67.7 78.9
July 59.8 71.4 82.9
August 60.2 71.8 83.3
September 58.0 69.6 81.1
October 52.7 64.1 75.5
November 45.6 56.3 66.9
December 41.0 51.1 61.1

Destinations in and around California to Visit



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