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Turlock Poker Room
Turlock Poker Room Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in California
Recreation in Turlock, CA USA

The Central Valley's largest satellite to the World Series of Poker the Turlock Poker Room is The Biggest Little Card Room in California. Seven tables in action with limit Hold 'em, Omaha, and Pan games; table limits range from $3 /$6 to no limit.


Van Damme State Park
Van Damme State Park Top Attraction!
Scenic in Little River, CA USA

Van Damme State Park consists of beach and upland on the Mendocino Coast. Of all the park system's units along the Mendocino coast, Van Damme is perhaps the richest in terms of historical resources connected with the redwood lumber industry.

Point Cabrillo Lighthouse
Point Cabrillo Lighthouse Top Attraction!
Recreation in Mendocino, CA USA

Welcome to the Point Cabrillo Light Station. Our lighthouse has an original Third Order Fresnel lens that continues to operate 24 hours a day as an active Federal Aid to Navigation.

The Skunk Train
The Skunk Train Top Attraction!
Excursion in Fort Bragg, CA USA

It is the towering trees, a glimpse of a deer drinking from the Noyo River, an isolated fisherman's cabin peeking from the forest, and the notion that you have left the rest of the world behind that draw people to the Skunk Train. Except for the passengers' high-tech cameras and modern garb, a time traveler from the last century would feel quite at home riding on the Skunk Train today.

Promenade And Ventura Pier
Promenade And Ventura Pier Top Attraction!
Recreation in Ventura, CA USA

Surfers and beach goers enjoy this palm lined promenade that stretches from the Ventura Pier to an estuary at the Ventura River. The Ventura Pier is one of California's longest wooden piers (circa 1872) with views of the Channel Islands and hillsides of Ventura. The oceanfront and exquisite beaches are the shining jewels in Ventura's crown.


Downtown Ventura
Downtown Ventura Top Attraction!
Recreation in Ventura, CA USA

Vintage California. Ventura's Historic Downtown Cultural District is permeated by early California history. Historic homes, museums, boutiques, Mission San Buenaventura, antique shops and restaurants adorn our palm tree-lined streets.

Downtown Turlock
Downtown Turlock Top Attraction!
Shopping in Turlock, CA USA

Spend a day in Downtown Turlock, where friends meet and business gets done. Whatever you need, chances are you will find in it in Downtown Turlock.

San Buenaventura Mission
San Buenaventura Mission Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Museum in Ventura, CA USA

Founded in 1782, Mission San Buenaventura, was the ninth of California's 21 missions and the last to be established by Father Junipero Serra. Destroyed by fire in the 1790s, the church was rebuilt over a period of a dozen years and rededicated in 1809.

Railtown 1897 State Historic Park
Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Top Attraction!
Historic Site in Jamestown, CA USA

Home of the "movie train" - a great railway museum If you love old trains, Raitown is a must! It brings America's glorious railway past to life! The museum includes a working train with historic cars operating from April through October that lets visitors relive the experience of early train travel.


Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park Top Attraction!
National Park in Yosemite National Park, CA USA

One of the most spectacular and most visited national parks in North America For tens of thousands of years, humans have changed, and have been changed by, this place we now call Yosemite. The Ahwahneechee lived here for generations, followed by the arrival of Europeans in the mid-1800s.

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

Action Zippline Tours
Action Zippline Tours Top Attraction!
Tour in Big Bear Lake, CA USA

Ziplining all year round

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

Innertubing over the snow

Big Bear Mountain Ski Resorts
Big Bear Mountain Ski Resorts Top Attraction!
Recreation in Big Bear Lake, CA USA

Big Bear's 2 Ski Resorts

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.

Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Santa Barbara County Courthouse Top Attraction!
Scenic in Santa Barbara, CA USA

Take in 360¦ views of downtown from the Santa Barbara County Courthouse clock tower.

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

Water park

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Best Places to Stay in California


Cambria Pines Lodge
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From $119 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn Los Angeles/Carson
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From $139 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Auburn
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From $112 / night.


Restaurant.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Bakersfield Central
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From $99 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Solage Calistoga
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From $390 / night.


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

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.

Spring Visit California in the summerSummer Visit California in the fallFall Winter


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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