California Travel Tips

Southern California Theme Parks

By Viator, February 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1471 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Southern California, stretching from Los Angeles to Anaheim to San Diego, is dotted with theme parks across a variety of genres. From the magical Disneyland to the world of water creatures at ...  Read more

Tips for Visiting Alcatraz

By Viator, September 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1538 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

So you're in San Francisco and you're looking to visit what the locals call “The Rock”. Anything you need to know? In short, yes. Aside from its extensive history as a military barracks, ...  Read more

Top Day Trips from San Francisco

By Viator, October 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1335 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

San Francisco is a beautiful town, yes, but one of its charms is its close proximity to the natural rolling countryside of the central Californian coast. So for those who have had enough of ...  Read more

San Francisco by Segway

By Viator, August 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 343 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There are plenty of ways to tour the rolling hills of San Francisco—from pounding the pavement in the Mission and cruising the Tenderloin on the back of a bike to hauling up Nob Hill in one of the ...  Read more

VIP Experience at Universal Studios Hollywood

By Viator, August 2011

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 166 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Immerse yourself in a full day of moviemaking magic with your very own private guide as you discover the Universal Studios Hollywood the general public doesn’t get to see. On top of that, enjoy ...  Read more

Palm Springs Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 141 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Someone says Palm Springs, I think sun, relaxation, golf. I should probably add to that list dramatic landscape, swimming, shopping and eating. Located in the Colorado Desert 100 miles southeast of ...  Read more

Where to Stay in Yosemite

By Viator, July 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 118 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

In a National Park, you may expect a certain level of…rusticity, if you will; Yosemite has this in spades. But what you might not be expecting is the opportunity for opulence that this 1,190 square ...  Read more

San Francisco Shows

By Viator, October 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 60 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

San Francisco’s legacy of rich culture has made it home to a vibrant theater scene which is internationally recognized for putting on some of the best productions anywhere in the world. From classics ...  Read more

Russian River Adventures

By Viator, September 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 12 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Just a short drive away from San Francisco lies the Russian River Valley. One of the most overlooked slices of California, the Russian River Valley offers countless adventures for those who love the ...  Read more

Things to Do in Wine Country With Kids

By Viator, June 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 9 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

California wine country may be the perfect spot for elegant vineyard parties, boozy bachelorette brunches and terrace samplings of dozens of world-class vintages, but it turns out there’s also ...  Read more

Monterey & Carmel Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, September 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 8 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

At first glance you may think that the small towns of Monterey and Carmel deserve just quick stops on a day trip from San Francisco, but think again. Monterey County is an area that demands ...  Read more

Hiking Near Los Angeles

By Viator, May 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Though it might not readily come to mind, Los Angeles has got its fair share of wilderness to explore. I know what you’re thinking: concrete jungle doesn’t count. But believe me, it’s easier than you ...  Read more

Santa Barbara Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, May 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Got only three days in America’s Riviera? Don’t worry – that’s still plenty of time to see what makes this America’s darling of a city. Hills, mountains, and ocean all coalesce into this beachside ...  Read more

Visit Monterey County’s Wineries

By Viator, June 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With more than 175 vineyards to its name, Monterey County is one of California’s top wine producing areas. The county’s 90-mile-long valley that stretches from the cool north to warm south is ...  Read more

Visiting the San Andreas Fault from Palm Springs

By Viator, August 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Come see one of the largest fault lines in the world - the San Andres Fault! Forming the very backbone of California, the San Andreas Fault extends 810 miles up the ridgeline of California and is the ...  Read more

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