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California Tourism and Sightseeing
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Biking in Mammoth Lakes
Biking in Mammoth Lakes
Bicycling in Mammoth Lakes, CA USA

Your choice of terrain, sensational Eastern Sierra scenery and California sun make an irresistible combination for mountain biking or road cycling. Bike the vast network of trails and unpaved roads on the Inyo National Forest.

Biplane Ride
Biplane Ride
Excursion in Los Angeles, CA USA

Thrills, Adventure and Romance in a Luxury Biplane The Black and White Biplane is the world's finest Waco F-5 biplane. We offer sightseeing and thrilling joyrides in the heart of Los Angeles' West Side, operating out of Santa Monica Airport, close to the beaches, Beverly Hills, Hollywood and Downtown.

Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography things to do on a rainy day in San Diego North, CA
Aquarium in La Jolla, CA USA

Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the aquarium features more than 60 habitats of fishes and invertebrates from the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest to the tropical waters of Mexico and beyond. Birch Aquarium at Scripps is the public exploration center for the world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.

Blue and Gold Fleet
Blue and Gold Fleet
Tour in San Francisco, CA USA

Bay Cruise, Ferry Service, Motorcoach Tours and RocketBoat! Blue & Gold Fleet, the Bay Area’s premier provider of Bay Cruise, Ferry Service and Motorcoach Tours, is located at PIER 39 in San Francisco.

Bodie Ghost Town
Bodie Ghost Town
Historic Site in Mammoth Lakes, CA USA

Bodie Ghost Town is the largest unrestored ghost town in the West. Visitors can explore the museum, follow a self guided tour, or wander the streets peeking in the windows of homes, stores, saloons, barberships and a church for a glimpse into life of a bygone era.

Borax Visitor Center
Borax Visitor Center things to do on a rainy day in California
Museum in Boron, CA USA

Mining and Mineral Education Center The Borax Visitor Center is located in Boron, California, at the edge of California's largest open pit mine. The Visitor Center mission is to educate the public about the important role of mining and minerals in their daily lives.

Bravo Farms
Bravo Farms things to do on a rainy day in California
Tour in Traver, CA USA

Cheese Factory, Gift Shop, Cafe, Ice Cream & Coffee House

Bunny Train
Bunny Train
Recreation in Perris, CA USA

Hop on Board for a day of fun Hop on board! The Easter Bunny makes a stop at the museum on March 24 & 25 from 11:00 until 4:00. Kids of all ages will experience the magic of trains and the magic of the Easter Bunny at this incredibly popular annual event.

Cabo San Lucas sportfishing guide
Cabo San Lucas sportfishing guide
Fishing in San Diego, CA USA
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Cabo San Lucas sportfishing Charters

California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences things to do on a rainy day in San Francisco, CA
Science Museum in San Francisco, CA USA

The Academy recently opened a new facility in Golden Gate Park, a 400,000 square foot structure that houses an aquarium, a planetarium a natural history museum and a 4-story rainforest all under one roof.

California Science Center IMAX
California Science Center IMAX things to do on a rainy day in Los Angeles, CA
Imax Theatre in Los Angeles, CA USA

California State Military Museum
California State Military Museum things to do on a rainy day in Sacramento, CA
Military Museum in Sacramento, CA USA

Today the museum houses over 33,000 artifacts as well a substantial library and archives! It should be noted that our program does not glorify war.

California State Railroad Museum
California State Railroad Museum things to do on a rainy day in Sacramento, CA
Museum in Sacramento, CA USA

North America's finest and most popular railroad museum Located at Old Sacramento State Historic Park, the California State Railroad Museum is widely regarded as North America’s finest and most-visited railroad museum.

California Wolf Center
California Wolf Center
Zoo in Julian, CA USA

Wild wolf recovery! The California Wolf Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to the recovery of wolves in the wildlands they once roamed. We envision a landscape where wolves thrive in healthy ecosystems and wolves and people successfully coexist.

Capitol Drive-In
Capitol Drive-In
Drive-In Movie in San Jose, CA USA

Caravan Rug Corp.
Caravan Rug Corp.
Shopping in Beverly Hills, CA USA

Rug Store Caravan Rug Corp., located in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, is the global leader in the design, manufacture, import and sale of fine, handmade area rugs from around the world. Our showroom is among the largest in the Los Angeles area.

Cards for a Cause
Cards for a Cause things to do on a rainy day in Sacramento, CA
Sport in Rancho Cordova, CA USA

Charity Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament This charity Texas Hold'em poker tournament is to benefit 3 different local charities - Cordova Community Council, Rancho Cordova Rotary Club and Cordova Lancers, Leaders & Legends. Tickets are $50 per player which gives you entry, food and a drink ticket.

Chabot Space & Science Center
Chabot Space & Science Center things to do on a rainy day in San Francisco, CA
Science Museum in Oakland, CA USA

The very latest in hands-on, interactive exhibits, displays, and Planetarium and large-screen shows that explore the mysteries of the universe and of life here on earth.

Children's Acting  On-Camera Classes, Make a Film Class
Children's Acting On-Camera Classes, Make a Film Class things to do on a rainy day in Santa Monica, CA
Theatre in Santa Monica, CA USA

Increase a child's imagination through acting games! The Edgemar Center for the Arts, a two theater and art gallery complex in Santa Monica offers fun acting and musical classes for teens and children of all ages, as well as a summer performing arts program.

Children's Museum at La Habra
Children's Museum at La Habra things to do on a rainy day in California
Childrens Museum in La Habra, CA USA

The Children's Museum welcomes local, national and international visitors. Children can ride a kid-size carousel, take a walk in T-Rex's footprints, pet an Arctic fox, pump gas, drive a bus, dress up and perform, and dig for fossils all in one afternoon!

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Indoor Activities
Places to stay


Los Angeles
Palm Springs
San Diego
San Diego North
San Francisco
San Jose
San Luis Obispo
Santa Barbara
Santa Cruz
Santa Monica

Best Places to Stay in California

Downtown LA Modern Home Staples Center
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From $149 / night.

Non Smoking Rooms.
Maison Villa
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From $1000 / night.

Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
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From $70 / night.

Non Smoking Rooms.
The Village Condo Unit @ Squaw
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From $165 / night.

Wildflower 49
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From $119 / night.

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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