Ocean World featuring a guided hands-on tour with a tidal pool, California Sea Lion show, Shark petting, Sea Anemone tickling, Otters PLUS an in depth and informative tour beneath the sea.
Sequoia Park Zoo winter hours for the Zoo are 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Tuesday through Sunday, closed on Mondays. From May through September, the Zoo is open until 7:00 PM.
Skunk Train --a history of the California western railroad. The vintage 1925 M-100 motorcar and 1935 M-300 motorcarruns the line year-round.
Garden by the Sea 47 Acre Garden is the only public garden in the continental United States fronting directly on the ocean.
Pier 39 Whether you are looking for fun-filled attractions, unique shopping, an up-close look at California's playful sea lions, or
superb dining with a Bay view, San Francisco's Pier 39 is the place to be.
San Francisco Cable Car More than a San Francisco tradition, the cable car is also the handiest way to view some of the city's famous sights.
San Francisco Chinatown San Francisco Chinatown: Information and resources.
San Francisco Zoo 250 species of exotic and domestic mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates.
With such a blend of cultures, San Francisco also boasts some of the greatest culinary diversity in the nation. While impossible to taste it all on a single trip, culinary walking tours are a popular way to get acquainted with the various cuisines.
Winchester Mystery House is the wandering 160 room mansion of Winchester Rifle heiress, Sarah Winchester. Convinced the spirits of those killed by the gun had taken her husband and child, and would take her, she sought to create a home for them over the remaining 38 years of her life.
Great America - Best amusement park in Northern California with Nickelodeon characters, thrilling roller coasters, and the Boomerang Water park free with admission.
Filoli Filoli, even the name is magical.
Intel Museum in Santa Clara explores the world of 0's and 1's in their 10,000 sq ft facility. Kids will enjoy the numerous interactive learning exhibits while adults discover the fascinating history of technology.
Bonfante Gardens Theme Park Unique theme park centered around trees and horticulture in a mid-20th century Silicon Valley historical setting.
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is the only major seaside amusement park on the entire U.S. West Coast. SAVE $4.00
Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf, the largest working wharf on the west coast, offers dining, shopping, festivals and events, and tons of water activities.
Roaring Camp, 6 miles north of Santa Cruz, is a recreation of an 1880s logging town complete to its steam-powered saw mill and period buildings plus two railroads: a narrow-gauge track that climbs through virgin redwood forests and a standard gauge track that travels down the scenic San Lorenzo River gorge to the beach at Santa Cruz. Visit Felton Covered Bridge Park and historic sites in Felton, (map) just 1/2 mile before your arrival at Roaring Camp.
National Steinbeck Center is dedicated to unifying the diversity of the spirit that flows through Steinbeck Country, carrying his vibrancy and literary genius into the 21st century and beyond.
Fisherman's Wharf situated on the pristine Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, in the heart of downtown Monterey.
Monterey Bay Aquarium The marvels of our ocean planet come to life at the world-acclaimed Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Carmel Walks A guided walking tour of Carmel through secret pathways, hidden courtyards, award winning gardens and by enchanting fairytale cottages.
Henry Miller Library located in Big Sur, California, USA. You will find us a quarter mile south of Nepenthe restaurant in a redwood grove on the mountain side of the road.
Hearst Castle In the Santa Lucia Mountains of California on a hilltop overlooking the Pacific Ocean, craftsmen labored nearly 28 years to create LA CUESTA ENCANTADA - "THE ENCHANTED HILL" It's better known as Hearst Castle.
The Elfin Forest Natural Area is a diverse complex of natural plant communities which supports 25 species of mammals, over 110 kinds of birds, and 11 species of reptiles and amphibians.
Morro Rock stands at an elevation of 576 feet. First sighted by Juan Cabrillo in 1542, it was at one time surrounded by water. It is now a protected home for the endangered Peregrine Falcon.
Morro Bay has a beautiful harbor sheltered by a sand spit that runs from Los Osos to Morro Bay. This is a favorite recreation area for kayakers, surfers and just spending a day at the beach!
Dana Adobe - In 1837 Captain William Dana recieved one of the largest Mexican land grants in San Luis Obispo County and proceeded to build his home which served as stagestop, voting center. Nipomo, 30 miles south of San Luis Obispo
Tour the Lompoc Murals, a collection wonderful murals displaying events of Lompoc's history.
Santa Barbara Zoo is home to over 600 animals representing more than 180 species.
Santa Ynez Historical Museum & Carriage House features artifacts from the Chumash period through early 20th century ranching days.
After Mexico gained its independence from Spain in 1822, massive land grants were given for military services rendered. Of these, Don Raimundo received 2,000 acres and built his home, The Olivas Adobe.
Santa Monica Pier, step into one exciting ride after another at Pacific Park, family owned and operated. SAVE $15.00 on the Family Fun Pack offering 4 unlimited ride wristbands and 4 meal vouchers.
Chinese Theatre, built in 1927 featuring the prints and signatures of the stars. It continues to offer first-run movie and current improvements will result in a state of the art entertainment complex.
The Hollywood Sign sits atop Mt. Lee in Griffith Park and is perhaps the most enduring symbol of Hollywood. The nine 50-foot high letters.
Universal Studios, the world's largest movie studio and theme park with great attractions like The Mummy's Tomb and Terminator 3D. SAVE up to $10
The Griffith Observatory features exhibits and planetarium shows and the popular, Laserium, which features music from perennial favorites like Pink Floyd and the Beatles. The construction of this art deco observatory was completed in the early 1930s and is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks.
The L.A. Zoo sits on 113 acres in the heart of Griffith Park and houses species from every corner of the globe.
Known for its upscale shopping district, Los Angeles is the place to update your wardrobe. Numerous guided shopping tours are available to make sure you don't miss out on any of the great shopping districts.
Los Angeles is also home to awe-inspiring architecture, modern art, and educational opportunities. Take a city tour around historic downtown or visit with dolphins and other creatures of the sea at the Aquarium of the Pacific.
The Page Museum is located at the Rancho La Brea Tar Pits, one of the world's most famous fossil localities, recognized for having an unusually diverse assemblage of extinct Ice Age plants and animals.
Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm - here's the links should you need to get online tickets or other information about these two great theme parks. SAVE up to $50
The Movieland Wax Museum is the one to visit in L.A., View hundreds of figures carefully sculpted and cast in wax.
Wild Rivers Water Park in Irvine SAVE up to $6.00