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California vacations are a favorite choice because of the state's beauty and moderate climate.

For your next California getaway, you have many choices....towering forests, ocean beaches, rocky coastline, snow capped mountains, wilderness parks, hot deserts or cosmopolitan cities.

This state is one of the most diverse and interesting in America. It is also impressive in size - 800 miles long and 250 miles wide.

California was discovered by the Spanish in 1542, but not colonized until the 18th Century. The Spanish influence is still felt throughout the state.

Discover great places to visit for romantic weekend getaways, girls getaways, family vacations in California and more.

You can share YOUR favorite destination for a California getaway or read other visitor's top picks.

Cheap California Travel Books
Check out these inexpensive travel books to help you plan your CA vacation. There are titles about family travel, camping, beaches, bed and breakfasts, northern CA, wine country and more.

Hotels in California

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Vacation Rentals in California

Check out CA Vacation Rentals as a great unique lodging option.

Here are some great destinations to explore in this interesting state....

Northern California

San Francisco Getaway
This beautiful City by the Bay has so much to offer including many sights to see, hotels, restaurants and neighborhoods to explore.
Napa Valley Getaway
California Wine Country is a favorite destination. Napa Valley has beautiful scenery, moderate climate and lots to see and do.
The other famous wine country valley is Sonoma.....more laid back than Napa. This is a great choice for California romantic weekend getaways.

Central California Coast Vacation

Santa Barbara
This is a perfect choice for a California beach vacation. Santa Barbara's setting on the beautiful Pacific coastline and many outdoor activities make it one of the top vacation spots in California. Check out the lovely California beach vacation rentals here.

Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe Vacations
The spectacular scenery in the Lake Tahoe area, its moderate climate and fantastic snow conditions make this a great destination year round. Outdoor activities include skiing, hiking, rock climbing, swimming and biking.
South Lake Tahoe Rentals
Vacation rentals are very popular around Lake Tahoe. They are great for family vacations, ski weekends, girls getaways, reunions and more.

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Other Visitor's Favorite California Getaways

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Hyatt Huntington Beach 
I live in Michigan so you can imagine how happy I am to arrive in California when I get the chance to go. My last vacation to California was absolutely …

San Diego Whale Watching 
San Diego sports some of the best ever whale watching. We had an incredible day off shore for very little money. I thought it would be so much more. The …

Catalina Island Romantic Getaway 
Catalina Island is the most gorgeous place I have been within the United States. I have traveled many places, but Catalina Island was different. …

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