Places to Visit in California
- Theme Parks in California
- California Missions (57)
- California National Parks (28)
- Ghost Towns (14)
- Haunted Houses and Places (17)
- Lighthouses (17)
- Casinos and Gambling (19)
California Places A to Z
A to Z list of California tourist spots and vacation locations
California Places by Area
Find places to go in California using this regional map - links to visitor guides
Best Places for Outdoor Music Concerts
We can't think of anything nicer on a summer afternoon or night than a good musical concert. These are our favorites.
California Cemetery Tours
Cemeteries hold the remains of some fascinating characters and chronicle the history of their area. These places offer guided tours, some year-round and others only in October.
California History Sights
Romantic Spanish missions, historic spots, Old Towns and places both famous and infamous.
California Hot Springs Guide
Discover the best California hot springs, indoors and out, developed or not.
California Jazz Festivals
You'll find jazz festivals all over California, year round, in all kinds of places from hotels to the local park. These are some of the biggest, best and most popular - the ones that you might want to plan ahead for.
California State Parks
Discover the best California state parks to visit - when to go, how to make camping reservations
California Water Towers: Cute, Quirky and Comical
Most towns and cities have boring water towers, shaped like cylinders or spheres painted blue to hopefully blend into the sky and not cause a visual intrusion. In a few places, people have another idea, making them look like coffee pots, glasses of milk and all kinds of fanciful stuff.
California's Best Outdoor Summer Theaters
One of the best things to do on a California summer night is to watch great theater in beautiful surroundings, snuggling up to your partner as evening chill sets in. These are some of the best places to enjoy summer outdoor theater in California.
California's Most Beautiful Churches
Some of the most beautiful Christian places of worship in California.
Classic Merry-Go-Rounds in California
There's something about a merry-go-round that brings out the kid in all of us and California has plenty of places to indulge your urge to get dizzy. We've even got a couple of them where you can still grab for the brass ring.
Frank Lloyd Wright Sites in California
The famous architect did some of his most important work here. Our guide tells you where to see it while on your California vacation.
Frank Lloyd Wright Houses and Buildings Photo Gallery
Take photo tour of all the Frank Lloyd Wright houses, homes and buildings in California, find out which ones are open to visitors and where they are.
People's Choice Architecture: San Francisco & Northern California
These architectural sights were selected as finalists in the AIA's America's Favorite Architecture contest.
People's Choice Architecture: Los Angeles and Southern California
These SoCal architectural sights were selected as finalists in the AIA's America's Favorite Architecture contest.
Redwood Forests in California
Guide to visiting California redwood forests - where to go for the tallest trees, best walks, nicest spots
San Andreas Fault
Whether you want to go there in person or just take a virtual tour, the San Andreas Fault is easy to follow through California. From Salton Sea, it runs northwest 800 miles before ending under the Pacific Ocean.
Tony Award-Winning Regional Theatres in California
Besides annual awards to productions and performers appearing in New York City, the prestigious Tony Awards also recognizes one regional theatre troupe each year. Since the Regional Theatre Award was first given out in 1976, eight California companies have won.
Unusual Houses in California
A bunch of odd architecture and outside-the-box designs