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California is located on the west coast of North America. It is the largest U.S. state by population, and the third largest by area. California offers something for everyone: Southern California is home to such popular attractions as Disneyland, Hollywood and the beaches in Malibu, while the …
Popular destinations: San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego

Southern California is a megapolitian area in the southern region of the U.S.
Popular destinations: Los Angeles, San Diego and Westside

The Bay Area, ringing the San Francisco Bay in northern California, is a geographically diverse and extensive metropolitan region that is home to nearly 8 million inhabitants in cities such as San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley and San Jose.
Popular destinations: San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose

The Central Coast of California is a region that remains calm and tranquil.
Popular destinations: Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz and San Luis Obispo

The Sierra Nevada region of California is its alpine region, covering a large portion of the state's inland territory.
Popular destinations: Yosemite National Park, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and White Mountains

The North Coast of California has beautiful redwoods and small coastal towns.
Popular destinations: Sonoma, Sonoma Valley and Santa Rosa

The Shasta Cascades region of California includes the northeast corner of the state, home to volcanoes, lush forests, high mountains, and clear lakes.
Popular destinations: Lava Beds National Monument, Lassen Volcanic National Park and Quincy

The California Desert is composed of California's entire southeast corner and offers excellent opportunities for hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts.
Popular destinations: Death Valley National Park, El Centro and Joshua Tree National Park

The Sacramento Valley is the northern part of the Central Valley in California.
Popular destinations: Sacramento, Oroville and Davis

The San Joaquin Valley of California stretches from the Tehachapi Mountains north of Los Angeles up to Sacramento.
Popular destinations: Fresno, Manteca and Stockton

Kern County is in California. This huge county extends across a number of geographic regions in California …
Popular destinations: Ridgecrest, Bakersfield and Mojave

Gold Country is a region of California that includes foothills of the western Sierra Nevada mountains and many historic towns that date to the 1849 California Gold Rush.
Popular destinations: Angels Camp, Jamestown and Sonora

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