Cities to fly into
Go west: your California adventure starts here
Cities to fly into
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More than 1,200km of coastline, beaches, mountains, desert, plenty of sunshine, family-friendly theme parks, and fascinating cities bustling with things to do: California has something for everyone, from the moment your flight touches down. What are you waiting for?
Wherever you decide to base yourself for your California holiday you’ll find something to suit your tastes, as this diverse state offers different experiences depending on where you stay. Whether you’re travelling with the family, going on a solo adventure, or it’s just the two of you, the Golden State offers so much choice – starting with the bustling cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and San Jose. With museums, art galleries, shopping and restaurants, and covering beaches, mountains and desert – whatever you want from a holiday, you can find it here.
Whatever’s on your holiday wish list, you’ll find it in California, from the gorgeous hillside vineyards of the Napa Valley north of San Francisco to the mountains of the Sierra Nevada, and from the sandy beaches and coastline to the wildlife of national parks including Yosemite and Joshua Tree. Don’t miss the marine life of Monterey Bay – also home to the world-famous jazz festival – and the many theme parks: Universal Studios, Disneyland, Six Flags and Warner Bros Studio Tour. California is perfect for an extended break, road trip or exciting multi-city holiday.
Set against the Pacific Ocean, California stretches along most of the west coast of the USA, packing in everything from foggy hillside cities to sun-kissed beaches – meaning that there’s something for every type of traveller. Here are five ways to experience the Golden State at its best.
Best time to go
All year round
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