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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

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.

Mt. Shasta
Mt. Shasta Top Attraction!
Recreation in Mt. Shasta, CA USA

Mount Shasta is a mystical and natural beauty of the Shasta Cascade region that offers year-round recreational activities. The towering mountain sits at 14,162 feet in elevation and is California's tallest volcano and is also the 2nd tallest in the United States.

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.

Old Mission Santa Barbara
Old Mission Santa Barbara Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Historic Site in Santa Barbara, CA USA

The Queen of the Missions Old Mission Santa Barbara is a cultural and historic landmark and one of the oldest buildings in the city of Santa Barbara. Visitors can peruse the breathtaking Mission grounds on self-guided tours daily.

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.

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California

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Regions

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

Best Places to Stay in California


Best Western Country Inn Fortuna
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From $116 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Comfort Suites Beale Air Force Base Area
Guest Score:
From $95 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Los Angeles/Carson
Guest Score:
From $141 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Loews Regency San Francisco Hotel
Guest Score:
From $349 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.
Waters Edge Hotel Tiburon
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From $237 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, 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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