Big Sur

Big Sur

This rugged edge of California’s coast is a preserved piece of pioneer fantasy, where nature rules over man…

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Napa Valley

Napa Valley

Producing some of the best food and wine in the United States, the rolling hills of the Napa Valley and nearby Sonoma are a magnet for gourmands and wine lovers.

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs

Surrounded by the stark beauty of the desert and the snow-capped peak of San Jacinto, the lush green golf courses and tree-lined boulevards of Palm Springs make it the perfect urban oasis.

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San Diego

San Diego

A major California city that's really a sleepy beach town at heart, San Diego is best around sunrise, when the locals grab their boards and head to the coast. As the day progresses, the city comes to life with laidback style and a buoyant youthful edge...

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San Francisco

San Francisco

That bridge, the scenic Bay, those cable cars… San Francisco is a dream location for film-makers – and tourists. Its compact districts, worldly outlook and cultured population give it a cosmopolitan vibe.

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

Long known as the American Riviera, Santa Barbara is more than simply soul-stirring beaches. The city is also home to Spanish mission architecture and top-flight museums that keep it a top stop-off en route from Los Angeles to San Francisco...

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Sonoma County

Sonoma County

Between the twin wine-growing regions of Napa and Sonoma, Northern California attracts oenophiles and gourmands from around the world to its picture-perfect patchwork of verdant hills, majestic mountains, lake vistas and hundreds of wineries.

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