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Sequoia National Park is one of California Suggestions.

1. Sequoia National Park

9.4
47050 Generals Hwy, Sequoia National Park, CA
National Park · 79 tips and reviews

Michael K.Michael Kelly: Imagine youself as an ant becoming aware of a human standing befor it. That's you becoming aware of these trees. Awsome!

Death Valley National Park is one of California Suggestions.

2. Death Valley National Park

9.0
Hwy 190, Death Valley, CA
National Park · 92 tips and reviews

Jenny M.Jenny Mursch: Most amazing scenery. December is an optimal time to visit.

Yosemite National Park is one of California Suggestions.

3. Yosemite National Park

9.5
Northside Dr, Yosemite National Park, CA
National Park · 274 tips and reviews

LufthansaLufthansa: Fiery red liquid tumbling down El Capitan - a breath taking spectacle! You can see this optical illusion only for 2 weeks in February. The setting sun is reflected by the granite behind the waterfall…

Redwood National Park is one of California Suggestions.

4. Redwood National Park

9.2
1440 US Highway 199 (at 14th & Union St), Crescent City, CA
National Park · 28 tips and reviews

Nathan S.Nathan Schmidt: The forest moon of Endor . . . Read more.

Channel Islands National Park is one of California Suggestions.

5. Channel Islands National Park

8.8
Pacific Ocean, Ventura, CA
National Park · 4 tips and reviews

Billy A.Billy Amp: Paint Caves are amazing in every way!

Joshua Tree National Park is one of California Suggestions.

6. Joshua Tree National Park

9.5
2000 Park Blvd, Joshua Tree, CA
National Park · 105 tips and reviews

dTrickdTrick: Strange trees!

Pinnacles National Park is one of California Suggestions.

7. Pinnacles National Park

8.5
5000 Highway 146, Paicines, CA
National Park · 36 tips and reviews

Eduardo H.Eduardo Hernandez: Beautiful national park. If camping during winter, time don't forget to bring thick blankets or you'll freeze! There's hiking, climbing, and even caves (headlamps required for these). Enjoy!

Lassen Volcanic National Park is one of California Suggestions.

8. Lassen Volcanic National Park

9.1
Lassen Volcanic National Park, Mineral, CA
National Park · 16 tips and reviews

PaulinaPaulina: This national park is highly underrated. Volcanoes, geothermal activity and pristine lakes await you here! And you can avoid the crowds.

J. Paul Getty Villa is one of California Suggestions.

9. J. Paul Getty Villa

9.2
17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, CA
Art Museum · 134 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: Built by oil tycoon as a museum to house his ancient collections, the building is the only recreation of a Roman patrician villa in the US and is modeled after the Villa of the Papyri at Herculaneum.

La Brea Tar Pits & Museum is one of California Suggestions.

10. La Brea Tar Pits & Museum

8.4
5801 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Historic Site · Mid-City West · 115 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: See a unique natural history museum for fossils excavated from the La Brea Tar Pits, which trapped animals here for the past 50,000 years (the period before the Ice Age), right in the middle of LA!

Bodie State Historic Park is one of California Suggestions.

11. Bodie State Historic Park

8.2
Bodie, Bodie, CA
State / Provincial Park · 14 tips and reviews

Ken M.Ken M: Fascinating ghost town. The surviving houses and shops are as they were left – some with the crockery and even newspapers still on the table, with just a few decades of dust.

Ancient Bristlecone Forest is one of California Suggestions.

12. Ancient Bristlecone Forest

7.0
Bishop, CA
Forest · 3 tips and reviews

Steve F.Steve Fredlund: Oldest living trees on the planet

Petersen Automotive Museum is one of California Suggestions.

13. Petersen Automotive Museum

9.1
6060 Wilshire Blvd (at Fairfax Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Museum · Miracle Mile · 90 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: See over 150 rare and classic cars in one of the world's largest automotive museums located in a city associated with driving, highways, and the ascension of 20th century car culture and suburbs.

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is one of California Suggestions.

14. Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

9.0
6067 Wilshire Blvd (Fairfax Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Museum · Mid-City West · 5 tips and reviews

Derek J.Derek Jones: Go behind the scenes with special exhibits sponsored by the Oscars!

Salvation Mountain is one of California Suggestions.

15. Salvation Mountain

8.3
626 Beal Rd, Niland, CA
Public Art · 20 tips and reviews

Justin H.Justin Hettich: Say hi to the creator Leonard Knight and he will give you a free tour

Noah Purifoy Outdoor Desert Museum is one of California Suggestions.

16. Noah Purifoy Outdoor Desert Museum

7.9
63030 Blair Ln, Joshua Tree, CA
Art Gallery · 13 tips and reviews

Jenn Y.Jenn Y: SAT/SUN SUGGESTED: Sprawling outdoor desert art installation, using found objects (old tires, bicycles, etc), Easily found on Google Maps. Worth a visit! In the open sun, so watch the heat!

The Queen Mary is one of California Suggestions.

17. The Queen Mary

8.1
1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA
Boat or Ferry · 143 tips and reviews

CurbedCurbed: A chance to stay in a real 1930s luxury ocean liner without worrying about food poisoning. Guests bunk in staterooms, and the boat & area are packed with things to do (including a ghost tour). Read more.

Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner Restaurant is one of California Suggestions.

18. Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner Restaurant

7.7
8039 Beach Blvd (Knott's Berry Farm Marketplace), Buena Park, CA
Fried Chicken Joint · 93 tips and reviews

Joey P.Joey Piscitelli: We have been coming to the Knotts Chicken Dinner Restaurant for 35 years in a row. As always the Boysenberry pie is superb!

Canter's Delicatessen is one of California Suggestions.

19. Canter's Delicatessen

8.8
419 N Fairfax Ave (btwn Rosewood & Oakwood Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Deli / Bodega · Mid-City West · 243 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: One of America's most infamous Jewish delis, where hopeful rockers come to eat at all hours, or drink at the attached Kibitz Room.

Scum & Villainy is one of California Suggestions.

20. Scum & Villainy

7.8
6377 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Cocktail Bar · 9 tips and reviews

Alexia C.Alexia Cardenas: Star Wars themed bar. Sometimes Boba Fett or Darth Vader will be roaming around. The drinks are all so nerdy but the absolute best one has got to be Moon Over Endor.

El Coyote is one of California Suggestions.

21. El Coyote

8.2
7312 Beverly Blvd (btw Fuller & Poinsettia), Los Angeles, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Mid-City West · 119 tips and reviews
Red Rock Canyon State Park is one of California Suggestions.

22. Red Rock Canyon State Park

7.9
37749 Abbott Dr., Cantil, CA
State / Provincial Park · 8 tips and reviews

eric b.eric bornemann: Awesome bit of the southwest only 90 minutes from LA. Nice desert hikes with beautiful scenery. Also where the shot “The Big Country”

El Capitan Theatre is one of California Suggestions.

23. El Capitan Theatre

9.3
6838 Hollywood Blvd (at Highland Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Movie Theater · Central Hollywood · 110 tips and reviews

PopWrapped!PopWrapped!: PERFECT AMBIANCE. One of the last great places to see CLASSIC Disney Films. The VIP is only a few dollars more and WELL WORTH IT. Celebrity spotting is very common at the movie premiers here.

Festival of Arts / Pageant of the Masters is one of California Suggestions.

24. Festival of Arts / Pageant of the Masters

9.1
650 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA
Art Gallery · Main Beach · 34 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: Since 1933, the Pageant features "living pictures" in which people look as though they are part of famous artworks using costumes, makeup, headdresses, lighting, props, and backdrops.

Brennan's Pub is one of California Suggestions.

25. Brennan's Pub

7.6
4089 Lincoln Blvd (at Berkeley Dr), Marina del Rey, CA
Pub · 56 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Located on Lincoln (right near Washington), Brennan's is an appropriately neon-signed dive bar that's been doing real, live turtle races for 38 years. Read more.

Philippe The Original is one of California Suggestions.

26. Philippe The Original

8.9
1001 N Alameda St (at Ord St), Los Angeles, CA
Sandwich Place · Chinatown · 412 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: Pick a "carver" behind the counter and queue up in front of her until you get your french dip. Cole's also claims invention of french dip sandwiches in 1908, so compare their vastly different styles.

Cole's is one of California Suggestions.

27. Cole's

8.7
118 E 6th St (at Main St), Los Angeles, CA
Bar · Fashion District · 194 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: Sit in the red car room and order a Guinness float with your french dip and go easy on the mustard. Contrast this moody restaurant style to the deli style at Philippe's, french dip's other "inventor."

El Faro is one of California Suggestions.

28. El Faro

6.5
2399 Folsom St (btw 19th & 20th St), San Francisco, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Mission District · 17 tips and reviews

Nico P.Nico Pitney: "A shoutout is in order for this Mission classic (since 1961), home of the very first Mission burrito. Were it not for El Faro, we might never have had what's arguably the iconic San Francisco food."

Trader Vic's is one of California Suggestions.

29. Trader Vic's

8.1
9 Anchor Dr (at Powell St), Emeryville, CA
Tiki Bar · Marina - Watergate · 40 tips and reviews

Buford D.Buford Douglas: Claims to have invented the Mai Tai cocktail in 1944.

Fentons Creamery & Restaurant is one of California Suggestions.

30. Fentons Creamery & Restaurant

8.8
4226 Piedmont Ave (at Entrada Ave), Oakland, CA
Ice Cream Shop · Piedmont Avenue · 228 tips and reviews

Buford D.Buford Douglas: Opened in 1894. Claims to have invented Rocky Road, Toasted Almond, and Swiss Milk Chocolate flavors in the first decades of the 20th Century. Moved to current location in 1961.

Pink's Hot Dogs is one of California Suggestions.

31. Pink's Hot Dogs

8.6
709 N LA Brea Ave (at Melrose Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Hot Dog Joint · Mid-City West · 380 tips and reviews
El Cholo Restaurant is one of California Suggestions.

32. El Cholo Restaurant

8.3
1121 S Western Ave (at W 11th St), Los Angeles, CA
Mexican Restaurant · 66 tips and reviews

Dress for the DateDress for the Date: Est. 1923 still as a native to Los Angeles one of my favorite Mexican restaurants. Bonus they have a Fiesta Hour serving up an awesome cheese quesadilla!

Musso & Frank Grill is one of California Suggestions.

33. Musso & Frank Grill

8.8
6667 Hollywood Blvd (at N Cherokee Ave), California
American Restaurant · Hollywood · 137 tips and reviews

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times: Musso's, if you look at it a certain way, is a living museum of 1920s American cuisine: avocado cocktails, crab Louie, jellied consommé, grilled lamb kidneys and Wednesday sauerbraten. Read more.

Barney's Beanery is one of California Suggestions.

34. Barney's Beanery

8.2
8447 Santa Monica Blvd (at Holloway Dr.), West Hollywood, CA
Gastropub · 110 tips and reviews

The DoorsThe Doors: This was a favorite hangout of The Doors in the '60s. Bet you can find at least two references or pics of The Doors. Take a pic & upload them to our foursquare page. foursquare.com/thedoors.

Father's Office is one of California Suggestions.

35. Father's Office

8.5
3229 Helms Ave (at Venice Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Gastropub · South Robertson · 362 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: The second branch of Santa Monica's venerable gourmet burgers & craft beer joint, the new Office is upping the ante in nearly every conceivable way. Read more.

Amoeba Music is one of California Suggestions.

36. Amoeba Music

9.3
6200 Hollywood Blvd (Argyle Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Record Shop · Central Hollywood · 289 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: The world's largest independent record store (even though the original of the 3 Amoebas is in Berkeley)! Shop their huge selection of used CDs, DVDs, and vinyl, which is half the 43,000 sq. ft. store!

Randy's Donuts is one of California Suggestions.

37. Randy's Donuts

8.5
805 W Manchester Blvd (at La Cienega Blvd), Inglewood, CA
Donut Shop · 208 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: An icon from the era of mid-century "programmatic" architecture and one of L.A.'s landmarks - featured in many shows and films. Enjoy a fried doughnut and appreciate the kitsch value.

Watts Towers of Simon Rodia State Historic Park is one of California Suggestions.

38. Watts Towers of Simon Rodia State Historic Park

7.4
1765 E 107th St (at S Wilmington Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Sculpture Garden · Watts · 47 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: "Naïve art" towers decorated with found shards built by Italian immigrant Simon Rodia between 1921-54 BY HAND. Take the Metro Blue Line to 104th to see it and DO NOT WANDER! Watts is still the ghetto.

Universal Studios Hollywood is one of California Suggestions.

39. Universal Studios Hollywood

9.4
100 Universal City Plz (btwn Barham & Lankershim Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Theme Park · Universal City · 982 tips and reviews

Sue L.Sue Lewis: The studio tour sure changed.. Much better, loved King Kong

Moun Of Tunis Restaurant is one of California Suggestions.

40. Moun Of Tunis Restaurant

8.1
7445 1/2 W Sunset Blvd (at Gardner St.), Los Angeles, CA
Moroccan Restaurant · 10 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: Enjoy the interior that is both wonderful and tacky in it's extremely themed decor, with the doors in onion shapes and the private rooms having tent interiors. Best Tunisian and Moroccan food in town!

Versailles Cuban Food is one of California Suggestions.

41. Versailles Cuban Food

8.5
10319 Venice Blvd (at Motor Ave.), Los Angeles, CA
Cuban Restaurant · Palms · 113 tips and reviews

DrinkCobaDrinkCoba: You have to try their Latin fusion garlic chicken with a side of plantains…This Cuban Specialty will have you coming back for more!

Merkato Ethiopian Restaurant is one of California Suggestions.

42. Merkato Ethiopian Restaurant

7.5
1036 1/2 S Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Ethiopian Restaurant · PICO · 25 tips and reviews

Jane S.Jane S.: For some reason, this one seems to be the most popular place in Little Ethiopia! But Tuesday nites = quiet!

The Troubadour is one of California Suggestions.

43. The Troubadour

8.7
9081 Santa Monica Blvd (at Doheny Dr), West Hollywood, CA
Music Venue · 130 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: Take the 704 bus so you can drink AND stay for all of encores at one of LA's famous venues that still does alternative. Buy tickets at the box office to save money and check the sign for secret shows.

Hollywood Forever Cemetery is one of California Suggestions.

44. Hollywood Forever Cemetery

6000 Santa Monica Boulevard, California
Cemetery · 78 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: A kitschy Hollywood cemetery. Cinespia's outdoor summer movie screenings and bands at the Masonic Lodge are a unique experience. Bring a picnic & wine for the movies and buy tickets well in advance!

Griffith Observatory is one of California Suggestions.

45. Griffith Observatory

9.3
2800 E Observatory Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Observatory · 640 tips and reviews

LA WeeklyLA Weekly: Voted Best Of LA numerous times, the Observatory is the site of the famous James Dean knife fight scene in "Rebel Without A Cause". Aside from the heavenly view, the planetarium gift shop is awesome! Read more.

The Original Farmers Market is one of California Suggestions.

46. The Original Farmers Market

9.3
6333 W 3rd St (at Fairfax Ave.), Los Angeles, CA
Farmers Market · Mid-City West · 319 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: A small glimpse into Old Hollywood with produce stands and lots of really good food stalls. -Danielle Keene, Top Chef Just Desserts

Grand Central Market is one of California Suggestions.

47. Grand Central Market

9.0
317 S Broadway (btwn 3rd & 4th St), Los Angeles, CA
Market · Downtown Los Angeles · 334 tips and reviews

DowntownLA.comDowntownLA.com: Did you know this is LA's oldest open-air market, dating from 1917? Our checklist: affordable lunch, ripe produce, fresh pan dulce, and a 25¢ trip up Angels Flight across Hill St. Read more.

The Magic Castle is one of California Suggestions.

48. The Magic Castle

9.0
7001 Franklin Ave (at Orange Dr), California
Performing Arts Venue · 162 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: A black-tie, invitation-only clubhouse where magic shows and an invisible piano player accompany steak dinners. You can get the required invitation from a member through someone taking magic classes!

Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles is one of California Suggestions.

49. Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles

8.7
1514 N Gower St (at Sunset Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · 232 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: Chicken & Waffles is an urban spin on southern Soul Food, originating in Harlem. However, Roscoe's in LA is the most famous place for C&W, referenced in movies & songs. Use both syrup and hot sauce!

Johnnie's Pastrami is one of California Suggestions.

50. Johnnie's Pastrami

8.7
4017 Sepulveda Blvd (btwn Washington Blvd & Washington Pl), Culver City, CA
Sandwich Place · 85 tips and reviews

Brian R.Brian Ransom: The pastrami is the best!! The hot mustard is a must. Sandwich and fries will feed two! Amazing place!

Angel City Brewery is one of California Suggestions.

51. Angel City Brewery

9.0
216 S Alameda St (at E 2nd St), Los Angeles, CA
Brewery · Arts District · 143 tips and reviews

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times: Angel City Brewing's French Sip beer contains a bevy of uncommon brewing ingredients — including rosemary, peppercorns & umami-rich seaweed — to capture the savory essence of the French dip sandwich. Read more.

The Apple Pan is one of California Suggestions.

52. The Apple Pan

8.7
10801 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Burger Joint · Westside · 332 tips and reviews

MazdaMazda: You must try their hickory burger with hickory sauce. Finish it off with a banana cream pie and you're in heaven.

Bradbury Building is one of California Suggestions.

53. Bradbury Building

8.9
304 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA
Building · 50 tips and reviews

ZegnaZegna: Famous filming location of Blade Runner (1982), the first movie with outstanding special effects depicting the future in LA in 2019. Follow the digital revolution with Zegna and live the first 3D shop Read more.

Olvera Street is one of California Suggestions.

54. Olvera Street

8.2
845 N Alameda St (at E Cesar Chavez Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Pedestrian Plaza · Chinatown · 87 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: The original street that made up Cuidad de Los Angeles. Celebrate colorful Mexican-American holidays like Dia De Los Muertos on Nov. 1 and the Blessing of the Animals on the Saturday before Easter.

Formosa Cafe is one of California Suggestions.

55. Formosa Cafe

8.7
7156 Santa Monica Blvd (at Formosa Ave.), West Hollywood, CA
Lounge · 30 tips and reviews

Offbeat L.A.Offbeat L.A.: Offbeat L.A. tip: True Los Angeles classic. Opened in 1927 in an old redline street car. Humphrey Bogart and Frank Sinatra are just a few of the stars who drank here.

Union Station is one of California Suggestions.

56. Union Station

7.7
800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA
Train Station · Historic Cultural · 285 tips and reviews

Erica A.Erica A.: BEAUTIFULLY decorated train station. Like you just walked into a movie set in the '20s. Well-kept and clean...Not like the train stations I remember in Europe.

Carnitas Michoacan is one of California Suggestions.

57. Carnitas Michoacan

8.2
1901 N Broadway (at N Ave 19), Los Angeles, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Lincoln Heights · 41 tips and reviews

DrinkCobaDrinkCoba: Super nachos with carnitas. Authentic Michoacán style.

Imperial Western Beer Company is one of California Suggestions.

58. Imperial Western Beer Company

800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA
Brewery · Historic Cultural · 9 tips and reviews

eric b.eric bornemann: Good beer in an absolutely stunning location. Wish they had table service and would turn down the volume outside however.

Clifton's Republic is one of California Suggestions.

59. Clifton's Republic

7.8
648 S Broadway (at 7th Street), Los Angeles, CA
Cafeteria · Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA · 66 tips and reviews

Connie C.Connie Chiu: Being here is like being transported to another time and place. The decor inside is amazing and feels so cool for hanging out and drinking. I didn’t try any of the food but will next time!

Hollyhock House is one of California Suggestions.

60. Hollyhock House

8.1
4800 Hollywood Blvd (btw Normandie & Vermont), Los Angeles, CA
Museum · Little Armenia · 17 tips and reviews

Otis College of Art and DesignOtis College of Art and Design: Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1921 masterpiece sits atop Olive Hill, dramatically integrating landscape & architecture. Built for heiress Aline Barnsdall, it incorporates the hollyhock flower throughout. View!

Neptune's Net is one of California Suggestions.

61. Neptune's Net

8.7
42505 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA
Seafood Restaurant · 116 tips and reviews

Michael P.Michael Parrish: If its good enuff for Tony Stark its good enuff for me. Shown in fast and furious and Iron Man 3. Great place to grab a bite to eat and a drink and watch the water and sunset.

Nuart Theater is one of California Suggestions.

62. Nuart Theater

8.5
11272 Santa Monica Blvd (at Sawtelle), Los Angeles, CA
Indie Movie Theater · West Los Angeles · 29 tips and reviews

Jeff K.Jeff Kravitz: Rocky Horror is a blast. Get there a 12 and cut the line

Bull Kogi Truck is one of California Suggestions.

63. Bull Kogi Truck

(Greater LA Metro Area), Los Angeles, CA
Food Truck · 3 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: Features an surprising fusion of two widely separated food cultures, Mexican and Korean, in a format that is 'typical LA': a food truck. Track it at http://kogibbq.com/ and try a kimchi-quesadilla!

The Wende Museum of the Cold War is one of California Suggestions.

64. The Wende Museum of the Cold War

10808 Culver Blvd (Coombs Ave), Culver City, CA
History Museum · West Los Angeles · 1 tip
Zante Pizza and Indian Cuisine is one of California Suggestions.

65. Zante Pizza and Indian Cuisine

7.4
3489 Mission St (at 30th St), San Francisco, CA
Pizza Place · Bernal Heights · 40 tips and reviews

Maryam L.Maryam Louise: Indian Pizza? Have you tried INDIAN pizza? You will die for this. Trust me.

Winchester Mystery House is one of California Suggestions.

66. Winchester Mystery House

7.1
525 S Winchester Blvd (at Olsen Dr), San Jose, CA
Historic Site · 92 tips and reviews

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: Tormented by the deaths of her husband and child, Sarah Winchester embarked on a building binge 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, until her death 38 years later. The result is 160 bizarre rooms. Read more.

Hearst Castle is one of California Suggestions.

67. Hearst Castle

8.7
750 Hearst Castle Rd, San Simeon, CA
Castle · 123 tips and reviews

Visit CaliforniaVisit California: William Randolph Hearst's masterpiece is a testament to over-the-top architecture and opulence. Saying the swimming pools are ornate, the gardens lavish, and the art priceless is an understatement. Read more.

Golden Gate Park is one of California Suggestions.

68. Golden Gate Park

9.6
501 Stanyan St (btwn Fulton St & Lincoln Way), San Francisco, CA
Park · Golden Gate Park · 359 tips and reviews
Far East Café is one of California Suggestions.

69. Far East Café

5.4
631 Grant Ave (at California St), San Francisco, CA
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 35 tips and reviews
Anchor Brewing Company is one of California Suggestions.

70. Anchor Brewing Company

9.0
1705 Mariposa St (at De Haro St), San Francisco, CA
Brewery · Potrero Hill · 82 tips and reviews

Chris H.Chris H.: Established in 1896, Anchor is the only brewery to still use the term steam beer. The tours are great-lots of info, history, and plenty to drink. You won't be sorry!

Cheese Board Pizza is one of California Suggestions.

71. Cheese Board Pizza

9.2
1512 Shattuck Ave (at Vine St), Berkeley, CA
Pizza Place · Gourmet Ghetto · 156 tips and reviews

M M.M M: This is the best pizza you can get in Berkeley!

Taqueria El Farolito is one of California Suggestions.

72. Taqueria El Farolito

9.1
2779 Mission St (at 24th St), San Francisco, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Mission District · 392 tips and reviews

Eric J.Eric Johnson: The al pastor burrito is a slice of heaven. Can't say enough good things about it

Coit Tower is one of California Suggestions.

73. Coit Tower

8.8
1 Telegraph Hill Blvd (btwn Lombard & Union St), San Francisco, CA
Monument / Landmark · Telegraph Hill · 325 tips and reviews

ScoutmobScoutmob: Coit Tower is a monument to the firefighters of San Francisco. It was commissioned by Lillie Hitchcock Coit, a wealthy socialite who loved to chase fires. It took 5 years to construct.

Cafe Zoetrope is one of California Suggestions.

74. Cafe Zoetrope

7.2
916 Kearny St (at Columbus Ave), San Francisco, CA
Café · North Beach · 61 tips and reviews

CarolynCarolyn: Owned by filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, this cozy cafe serves up simple, hearty Italian food. Many of the wines poured here come from Francis Cord Coppola's vineyward, and movie memorabilia abounds!

Point Reyes National Seashore is one of California Suggestions.

75. Point Reyes National Seashore

9.3
Sir Francis Drake Blvd (at Sir Francis Drake Blvd), Point Reyes Station, CA
National Park · 36 tips and reviews

TerraTopiaTerraTopia: A long, sandy, California beach worthy of a leisurely stroll and a picnic (or a stop at Drake's Beach Cafe). The link gives info on other Pt Reyes beaches nearby. Read more.

Muir Woods National Monument is one of California Suggestions.

76. Muir Woods National Monument

9.1
1 Muir Woods Rd, Mill Valley, CA
National Park · 240 tips and reviews

LeslieLeslie: Don't come here with a loud voice... Or chatter at all. This is a sacred land.

Fort Point National Historic Site is one of California Suggestions.

77. Fort Point National Historic Site

9.1
Marine Dr (at West Bluff Dr), San Francisco, CA
Historic Site · Presidio National Park · 77 tips and reviews

Windows Live Photo GalleryWindows Live Photo Gallery: From the right side of the parking area, there is a great vantage of the Golden Gate Bridge. Get low and try to capture one of the rusty chains in the foreground with the bridge in the background.

Philz Coffee is one of California Suggestions.

78. Philz Coffee

9.0
3101 24th St (at Folsom St), San Francisco, CA
Coffee Shop · Mission District · 260 tips and reviews

Rebecca M.Rebecca Morehiser: This coffee is life changing. They brew each cup individually while you wait, and it is out of control good. It's also quite strong, so if you aren't into that - this probably isn't the spot for you. Read more.

Sushirrito is one of California Suggestions.

79. Sushirrito

7.3
59 New Montgomery St (at Jessie St), San Francisco, CA
Sushi Restaurant · SoMa · 135 tips and reviews

Anoop R.Anoop Ranganath: SUSHI + BURRITO

Bi-Rite Creamery is one of California Suggestions.

80. Bi-Rite Creamery

9.2
3692 18th St (at Dolores St), San Francisco, CA
Ice Cream Shop · Mission Dolores · 689 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: We're fans of the salted carmel ice cream and Sam's Sundae--chocolate ice cream with bergamot olive oil, maldon sea salt and whipped cream.

Mel's Drive-In is one of California Suggestions.

81. Mel's Drive-In

6.9
3355 Geary Blvd (at Beaumont Ave.), San Francisco, CA
Diner · Lone Mountain · 65 tips and reviews
Tadich Grill is one of California Suggestions.

82. Tadich Grill

8.7
240 California St (btwn Battery & Front St), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Financial District · 162 tips and reviews

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: The Hangtown Fry, an olden-day dish – oysters and eggs and bacon, too. I think if God has taught us anything, it's that he wants us to eat oysters and bacon together. – Anthony Bourdain Read more.

Wicked Grounds is one of California Suggestions.

83. Wicked Grounds

7.7
289 8th St (at Folsom), San Francisco, CA
Café · SoMa · 53 tips and reviews

Vincent P.Vincent Pardue: Your friendly neighborhood BDSM coffee shop.

Eastern Bakery is one of California Suggestions.

84. Eastern Bakery

7.8
720 Grant Ave (btw Clay St & Sacramento St), San Francisco, CA
Bakery · Chinatown · 47 tips and reviews

JaysJays: When it comes to authentic, best tasting & quality Chinese pastry, nothing can get better than what they sell here. I became an instant fan of their rice & moon cakes. I visit them often!

St. Francis Fountain is one of California Suggestions.

85. St. Francis Fountain

8.0
2801 24th St (at York St), San Francisco, CA
Diner · Mission District · 157 tips and reviews

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Don’t miss the classic black and white milkshake made with Mitchell's ice cream and homemade chocolate syrup.

The Walt Disney Family Museum is one of California Suggestions.

86. The Walt Disney Family Museum

8.9
104 Montgomery St (Presidio of San Francisco), San Francisco, CA
Museum · Presidio National Park · 121 tips and reviews

Greg W.Greg Wohlenberg: Wonderful museum in the Presidio to see the untold story behind the Disney family. Parents may enjoy more than kids (but still kid friendly)

House of Shields is one of California Suggestions.

87. House of Shields

7.7
39 New Montgomery St (at Stevenson St), San Francisco, CA
Bar · Financial District · 112 tips and reviews

SF WeeklySF Weekly: SF Weekly’s Best Of 2011 Winner – Editorial Pick – BEST OLD-SCHOOL BARThis comfy, classy rendezvous is even more welcoming since last year's careful, loving six-month restoration… Read more.

Heinold's First & Last Chance is one of California Suggestions.

88. Heinold's First & Last Chance

8.4
48 Webster St (at Embarcadero), Oakland, CA
Dive Bar · Jack London Square · 58 tips and reviews

Drunken HistoryDrunken History: Step "down" into a bar that has more historical items than some museums, sit at the table Jack London wrote literary legend "Call of the Wild" and do it all while enjoying a cold beer or a cocktail.

John's Grill is one of California Suggestions.

89. John's Grill

7.5
63 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA
Steakhouse · Downtown San Francisco-Union Square · 95 tips and reviews

Glen G.Glen Gilmore: The Sam Spade chops are not just a tourist trick. Tender and tasty!

Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment is one of California Suggestions.

90. Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment

7.8
3400 Broadway (34th St), Oakland, CA
Arcade · Central Oakland · 2 tips and reviews

Mike P.Mike Perry: Great collection of classic game history. Be sure to check out the case of games autographed by their creators.

Tommy's Joynt is one of California Suggestions.

91. Tommy's Joynt

8.2
1101 Geary Blvd (at Van Ness), San Francisco, CA
BBQ Joint · Cathedral Hill · 213 tips and reviews

SFGateSFGate: It’s inexpensive, it’s good and it serves both the famous and not-so-famous; and it’s open nearly as late as area bars so it’s a great place for an after-midnight pig-out. Read more.

Napa Valley Wine Train is one of California Suggestions.

92. Napa Valley Wine Train

8.2
1275 McKinstry St (1275 McKinstry Street), Napa, CA
Train · Central Napa · 25 tips and reviews

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: This train combines three of Napa's world-famous attributes: wine, food and scenery. The three-hour, 36-mile route attracts 100,000 passengers a year. Read more.

Mission San Juan Bautista is one of California Suggestions.

93. Mission San Juan Bautista

406 2nd St, San Juan Bautista, CA
Church · 10 tips and reviews

Filming LocationsFilming Locations: The place, where Madeleine (Kim Novak) falls from the tower in Alfred Hitchcock's thriller "Vertigo".

California State Railroad Museum is one of California Suggestions.

94. California State Railroad Museum

9.1
125 I St (at 2nd St), Sacramento, CA
History Museum · Old Sacramento · 36 tips and reviews

WorldStridesWorldStrides: The California State Railroad Museum retells the history of the railroad, and has 21 restored locomotives and other railcars, including a Pullman-style sleeping car and a Railway Post Office.

Mono Lake South Tufa is one of California Suggestions.

95. Mono Lake South Tufa

8.9
Test Station Rd, Lee Vining, CA
Trail · 9 tips and reviews

Maarit O.Maarit Olkkola: Incredible place, otherworldly feel. Go at sunset.

Old Sacramento is one of California Suggestions.

96. Old Sacramento

8.3
Sacramento, CA
Neighborhood · 37 tips and reviews

Sean M.Sean Miller: A must see if you are visiting Sacramento. Within walking distance to most hotels in downtown. Ride the river cruise for a relaxing tour of the waterfront.

Pirate's Cove is one of California Suggestions.

97. Pirate's Cove

9.1
Cave Landing Rd. (at Bluff Dr.), Avila Beach, CA
Beach · 1 tip

805CA805CA: Get naked!

Folsom Street Fair is one of California Suggestions.

98. Folsom Street Fair

San Francisco, CA
Street Fair · SoMa · 5 tips and reviews
Gilroy Garlic Festival is one of California Suggestions.

99. Gilroy Garlic Festival

7.1
7050 Miller Ave (Santa Teresa Blvd), Gilroy, CA
Fair · 37 tips and reviews

Gloria Y.Gloria Y: Very hot and very crowded... But well worth it! The bands at the main amphitheater stage are awesome, and the beer garden is right next door!

Superior Dairy Company is one of California Suggestions.

100. Superior Dairy Company

8.1
325 N Douty St (at Ninth St), Hanford, CA
Ice Cream Shop · 37 tips and reviews

Gaven O.Gaven Oakley: Authentic, tradition, local, ice cream, big portions, shakes, sandwiches

Wildflower Cafe is one of California Suggestions.

101. Wildflower Cafe

7.1
121 S E St (at E Pine St), Exeter, CA
Coffee Shop · 12 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: The blackberry bran muffin is the best muffin ever, and I get it every time. It's not like what you expect store-bought bran items to taste like—it's more like the most 'whole' sort of whole wheat.

Kirkman's VIP is one of California Suggestions.

102. Kirkman's VIP

8.0
180 East Pine, Exeter, CA
Pizza Place · 4 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: The Big Joe's Combination pizza with anchovies is the best thing on the menu!

Taqueria Guadalajara #1 is one of California Suggestions.

103. Taqueria Guadalajara #1

Inyo (C), Tulare, CA
Taco Place · 1 tip

Buford B.Buford Barnes: Get a burrito with buche and a jamaica to drink for a good combination.

Kaweah Oaks Preserve is one of California Suggestions.

104. Kaweah Oaks Preserve

7.4
29979 Road 182, Exeter, CA
Trail · 2 tips and reviews

Darwin P.Darwin Poblete: Experience what the valley looked like before it was settled and farmed.

China Garden is one of California Suggestions.

105. China Garden

500 E Tulare Ave ("O" St.), Tulare, CA
Chinese Restaurant · 3 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: The lemon chicken and sweet and sour pork are amazing and I've struggled to find any others that compare.

Disneyland Park is one of California Suggestions.

106. Disneyland Park

9.4
1313 Disneyland Dr (btwn Ball Rd & Katella Ave), Anaheim, CA
Theme Park · The Anaheim Resort · 1770 tips and reviews

David K.David Kearns: One does not simply walk into Disneyland. There is evil there that does not sleep.

Mystery Spot is one of California Suggestions.

107. Mystery Spot

7.7
465 Mystery Spot Rd (at Branciforte Dr.), Santa Cruz, CA
General Entertainment · 44 tips and reviews

Amirali T.Amirali Tahmasebi: Go and visit this place... Gravity does not apply there!!!

Cabazon Dinosaurs is one of California Suggestions.

108. Cabazon Dinosaurs

7.8
50800 Seminole Dr, Cabazon, CA
Sculpture Garden · 62 tips and reviews

IFCIFC: The giant roadside dinosaurs who were featured in Pee Wee's Big Adventure and The Wizard were recently converted into a creationist museum for children. O-M-G. - IFC Staff

Venice Beach is one of California Suggestions.

109. Venice Beach

9.1
Pacific Ave (Speedway), Venice, CA
Beach · 609 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: Remnants of Kinney's 1904 vision for a western Coney Island with canals modeled on Venice, Italy. The beach is now a bastion of LA kitsch and some canals remain. Walk or skate & enjoy the spectacle!

Will Rogers State Historic Park is one of California Suggestions.

110. Will Rogers State Historic Park

9.4
1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd, Pacific Palisades, CA
State / Provincial Park · 23 tips and reviews

LIVESTRONG_COMLIVESTRONG_COM: Enjoy the land that actor Will Rogers purchased for his family in 1922. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the equestrian activities, trail rides and hikes. Read more.

Dockweiler State Beach is one of California Suggestions.

111. Dockweiler State Beach

8.3
12501 Vista del Mar (at Imperial Hwy), Playa del Rey, CA
Beach · 65 tips and reviews

Christina O.Christina O'Rourke: Get there before noon to claim a fire pit on the weekends. Skip the pay lot, you can usually find street parking.

Morro Rock State Natural Preserve (Morro Rock) is one of California Suggestions.

112. Morro Rock State Natural Preserve (Morro Rock)

9.1
Coleman Dr (at Morro Bay State Park), Morro Bay, CA
Mountain · 37 tips and reviews

slonewsslonews: 581 feet tall ♦ named "El Morro" in 1542 by Portuguese explorer Juan Cabrillo. The Chumash people can climb Morro Rock for their annual solstice-ceremony, but it is illegal for anyone else to climb.

Pismo State Beach is one of California Suggestions.

113. Pismo State Beach

9.0
101 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
State / Provincial Park · 37 tips and reviews

Johannes B.Johannes Beals: Locals like to avoid the beach between Memorial day and Labor day! Real touristy!

Splash Café Pismo Beach is one of California Suggestions.

114. Splash Café Pismo Beach

8.3
197 Pomeroy Ave (at Cypress St), Pismo Beach, CA
Seafood Restaurant · 119 tips and reviews

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: Splash Cafe is best known for its made-from-scratch clam chowder served in a bread bowl. If you love it, they'll ship it frozen to you, too. Also: try the fish tacos. Read more.

Golden Gate Bridge is one of California Suggestions.

115. Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Brg S, San Francisco, CA
Bridge · 815 tips and reviews

Robbie W.Robbie Whiting: Rent a bike @ Blazing Saddles on Hyde St. Bike across Golden Gate Bridge, stop in Sausalito, drink a beer and eat and some ice cream. Cruise back to SF on ferry.

Painted Ladies is one of California Suggestions.

116. Painted Ladies

8.8
Steiner St (btwn Grove & Hayes St), San Francisco, CA
Historic Site · Alamo Square · 146 tips and reviews

Paul T.Paul T.: Iconic SF landmark across from a beautiful public park. Sit in the grass, warm up in the sun and admire the view.

Bison Paddock is one of California Suggestions.

117. Bison Paddock

7.8
Chain of Lakes Dr E at John F Kennedy Dr (Golden Gate Park), San Francisco, CA
Zoo Exhibit · Golden Gate Park · 19 tips and reviews

KarenKaren: Where else will you get to see bison up close? And while just strolling through Golden Gate Park?

Monterey Bay Aquarium is one of California Suggestions.

118. Monterey Bay Aquarium

9.3
886 Cannery Row (at David Ave.), Monterey, CA
Aquarium · Cannery Row · 419 tips and reviews

Katharine R.Katharine Robinson: The Cetacean Institute scenes of Star Trek IV were filmed at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Kirk and Spock meet Dr Gillian Taylor and humpback whales George & Gracie at the Cetacean Institute. Read more.

Haight-Ashbury is one of California Suggestions.

119. Haight-Ashbury

San Francisco, CA
Neighborhood · 78 tips and reviews

Florence Antonette R.Florence Antonette R: You can never get tired of this shopping experience. The atmosphere is tremendously chill and laid back. There's something here for everyone.

The Mission District is one of California Suggestions.

120. The Mission District

San Francisco, CA
Neighborhood · 49 tips and reviews

Vol T.Vol Tron: Starting to fall in love with this 'hood. Esp early on the weekend mornings.. it has that big city feeling full of life I've felt in NYC and Paris, among others. It's gritty and lovely.

Echo Park is one of California Suggestions.

121. Echo Park

Los Angeles, CA
Neighborhood · 8 tips and reviews

Lee S.Lee Simpson: Brooklyn in LA

City of Morro Bay is one of California Suggestions.

122. City of Morro Bay

California
City · 27 tips and reviews

HanhHanh: On a sunny day, there are tons of outdoor activities that include kayaking, renting a surrey, whale watching, etc. If it's overcast, head to Firestone brewery & Ecluse winery a 30-minute drive away

Big Sur is one of California Suggestions.

123. Big Sur

9.2
Pacific Coast Highway, Big Sur, CA
Other Great Outdoors · 38 tips and reviews

Katherine R.Katherine Reyes: Stop at McWay Falls and Pfeiffer Beach. There's no cell service and the road is hidden so look at a map before you go!

Stanford University is one of California Suggestions.

124. Stanford University

450 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA
University · 105 tips and reviews

Mariianne C.Mariianne Crary: The reason Silicon Valley is right here. Beautiful campus, public talks, doors open to business, place to walk-and-talk. And just get your head thinking right. One of the best universities in world

University of California, Berkeley is one of California Suggestions.

125. University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA (Bancroft Way), Berkeley, CA
University · University of California-Berkeley · 75 tips and reviews

SFGateSFGate: The Morrison Reading Room, an architecturally beautiful space filled with stuffed chairs and entertaining titles, is open to the public. At the entrance to Doe Library. Read more.

UCLA Royce Hall is one of California Suggestions.

126. UCLA Royce Hall

8.7
340 Royce Dr, Los Angeles, CA
Concert Hall · Westwood · 41 tips and reviews

UCLAUCLA: This architectural landmark and symbol of the campus is one of the first four buildings on the Westwood campus. Constructed in 1929, Royce Hall was modeled in the style of Romanesque Northern Italy.

Walt Disney Concert Hall is one of California Suggestions.

127. Walt Disney Concert Hall

9.3
111 S Grand Ave (btwn 1st & 2nd St), Los Angeles, CA
Concert Hall · Bunker Hill · 165 tips and reviews

Vanity Fair AgendaVanity Fair Agenda: As if the fact that Frank Gehry designed this architectural wonder wasn’t enough, Disney Hall also enjoys musical direction by one of the most compelling conductors in the world: Gustavo Dudamel.

Pirate's Dinner Adventure is one of California Suggestions.

128. Pirate's Dinner Adventure

7.7
7600 Beach Blvd (at Azalea Dr), Buena Park, CA
Theater · 58 tips and reviews

OC WeeklyOC Weekly: Located just across the street from Medieval Times, this mammoth amphitheater-style restaurant features a life-size pirate ship with full rigging surrounded by a moat of water. Read more.

Original Tommy's Hamburgers is one of California Suggestions.

129. Original Tommy's Hamburgers

8.9
2575 Beverly Blvd (at Rampart Blvd), Los Angeles, CA
Burger Joint · East LA · 97 tips and reviews

SEGASEGA: Various locations throughout Los Angeles, but this is the main one... featured in the motion picture "Grandma's Boy" - John, QA Tester

San Diego Zoo is one of California Suggestions.

130. San Diego Zoo

9.4
2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA
Zoo · Balboa Park · 562 tips and reviews

Kat F.Kat Ferrise: World famous zoo. DEFINITELY take the free bus tour, it's included in your ticket. Then back track to your favorite exhibits.

San Diego Zoo Safari Park is one of California Suggestions.

131. San Diego Zoo Safari Park

8.9
15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd (near W Zoo Rd), Escondido, CA
Zoo · Northeastern San Diego · 164 tips and reviews

Laura D.Laura D: If you're in San Diego, you MUST visit the wild animal park. Animals are in huge open-range exhibits, which you can visit via 'safari.' Amazing animals, fantastic design & much more fun that a zoo! Read more.

City of South Lake Tahoe is one of California Suggestions.

132. City of South Lake Tahoe

California
City · 30 tips and reviews
Town of Truckee is one of California Suggestions.

133. Town of Truckee

California
City · 10 tips and reviews

MarijaMarija: Nice little western town

Three Rivers is one of California Suggestions.

134. Three Rivers

California
City · 6 tips and reviews

Scott S.Scott Snider: Nice small town I've enjoyed every time I visited there if you're going up to the Sierras or just want to hang out the river it's a good place to be.

Alcatraz Island is one of California Suggestions.

135. Alcatraz Island

9.4
Golden Gate National Recreation Area (San Francisco Bay), San Francisco, CA
Historic Site · 504 tips and reviews

The Criterion CollectionThe Criterion Collection: When a highly-decorated squad of marines held San Francisco for ransom in Michael Bay's most morally complex film, THE ROCK, they chose this "escape-proof" prison as their impenetrable fortress. Read more.

Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park is one of California Suggestions.

136. Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park

8.5
310 Back St (at Coloma Rd), Coloma, CA
State / Provincial Park · 8 tips and reviews

Pete P.Pete Petras: This is where Gold was first discovered. Cool spot right on the river. Great place to swim and go tubing. Picnic or swim, fun little adventure.

Knott's Berry Farm is one of California Suggestions.

137. Knott's Berry Farm

8.9
8039 Beach Blvd (at La Palma Ave), Buena Park, CA
Theme Park · 283 tips and reviews
Sawdust Art Festival is one of California Suggestions.

138. Sawdust Art Festival

8.8
935 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA
Art Gallery · Laguna Canyon · 37 tips and reviews

Jetset ExtraJetset Extra: The Sawdust Art Festival features the fine art and craft of more than 200 Laguna Beach artists. I love wandering among the rows of stands bedecked with jewelry, paintings, glasswork, and photography. Read more.

City of Las Vegas is one of California Suggestions.

139. City of Las Vegas

Nevada
City · 301 tips and reviews

Natalia G.Natalia Gutierrez: What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas!!!!!

City of Palm Springs is one of California Suggestions.

140. City of Palm Springs

California
City · 35 tips and reviews

May ♍.May ♍: Palm Springs is cool. Love the scenery and the quite vibe. You might want to stay in when you're heading to Coachella. Mind you that it's a desert area, don't come here and complain about the weather

El Indio is one of California Suggestions.

141. El Indio

8.1
3695 India St San Diego (at Winder St), San Diego, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Midtown · 101 tips and reviews

Buford D.Buford Douglas: Est. 1940. Claims to have been one of the first restaurants to introduce taquitos.

San Onofre State Beach is one of California Suggestions.

142. San Onofre State Beach

8.5
Beach Club Rd, Camp Pendelton, CA
State / Provincial Park · 13 tips and reviews

Stacey~MarieStacey~Marie: A true surf beach. Soft, rolling waves that offer long rides. The Point, Old Man's and Trails surf breaks are all located here. Make a day of it... what I call a San O day!

Pea Soup Andersen's is one of California Suggestions.

143. Pea Soup Andersen's

7.8
12411 State Highway 33 (on Santa Nella Rd), Gustine, CA
American Restaurant · 103 tips and reviews

Josh D.Josh Dorf: get the soup dummie.

City of Santa Barbara is one of California Suggestions.

144. City of Santa Barbara

California
City · 65 tips and reviews

Vittorio G.Vittorio Grieco: Downtown is great for fun dates, shopping & spending good times with friends. But if your out & about at night, please keep an extra eye out for shady people. And always stay in well lit areas.

City of Santa Cruz is one of California Suggestions.

145. City of Santa Cruz

California
City · 36 tips and reviews

Daniel M.Daniel McGehee: Santa Cruz is known for its gumbo, swing dancing bars, and general lack of care for rules. Indulge in this cities finest establishments and see what you have been missing!

Humboldt County is one of California Suggestions.

146. Humboldt County

California
County · 2 tips and reviews

Mike M.Mike Morgan: There's more fun than pot here haha

Musée Mécanique is one of California Suggestions.

147. Musée Mécanique

9.0
Pier 45, Shed A (at Taylor St), San Francisco, CA
Museum · Fishermans Wharf · 184 tips and reviews

Jared Z.Jared Zimmerman: More antique coin operated machines, toys, games and animatronics than you’ve ever seen, bring quarters.

Doo Dah Parade is one of California Suggestions.

148. Doo Dah Parade

2600 E Colorado Blvd (Vinedo ave), Pasadena, CA
Other Great Outdoors · 4 tips and reviews

Brian B.Brian Bartelt: This thing is crazy. Lots of fun though! I wish I'd brought a pack of tortillas!

Rose Bowl Flea Market and Market Place is one of California Suggestions.

149. Rose Bowl Flea Market and Market Place

8.1
1001 Rose Bowl Dr, Pasadena, CA
Flea Market · Brookside Park · 58 tips and reviews

Showtime NetworkShowtime Network: Every second Sunday of the month this is the place to be to find everything from vintage boots to the most obscure pieces of furniture to add flare to your wardrobe or abode. - Whitney

Bay to Breakers is one of California Suggestions.

150. Bay to Breakers

600 Townsend St Ste 410, San Francisco, CA
Festival · Panhandle · 1 tip

Buford B.Buford Barnes: Essentially runners' Mardi Gras, which happens annually in May. Expect public drinking, nudity, costumes, flying tortillas, and the salmon group running 'up-stream.'

Vasquez Rocks Park is one of California Suggestions.

151. Vasquez Rocks Park

9.2
10700 Escondido Canyon Rd, Agua Dulce, CA
Trail · 30 tips and reviews

Los AngelesLos Angeles: Its most famous appearances include TV's Star Trek, Blazing Saddles, Bill & Ted’s Bogus Adventure, Short Circuit and as the modern Stone Age family community of Bedrock in 1994's The Flintstones.

Museum of Neon Art is one of California Suggestions.

152. Museum of Neon Art

7.7
216 S Brand Blvd (at Caruso St), Glendale, CA
Art Museum · City Center · 6 tips and reviews

Jena F.Jena Franco: Such a cool place to go!! It's cheap to get in too, just wish it was bigger.

Tiki Ti is one of California Suggestions.

153. Tiki Ti

8.7
4427 W Sunset Blvd (at Virgil Pl.), Los Angeles, CA
Tiki Bar · Los Feliz · 104 tips and reviews

Katherine M.Katherine M.: If you love tiki bars, this tiny spot is considered one of the best in the country, according to tiki bar review community Critiki. Deceptively strong drinks, kitschy decor, and a rich history.

Madonna Inn is one of California Suggestions.

154. Madonna Inn

8.4
100 Madonna Rd (101 Freeway), San Luis Obispo, CA
Inn · 91 tips and reviews

wes g.wes gray: This place is famous for being uniquely tacky. Lives up to that reputation.

Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve is one of California Suggestions.

155. Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve

8.4
15101 Lancaster Rd (at 150th St W), Lancaster, CA
State / Provincial Park · 11 tips and reviews

Charles A.Charles Adamek: Seasonal massive display of poppies and other wild flowers. Go in early to mid April

Lava Beds National Monument is one of California Suggestions.

156. Lava Beds National Monument

7.6
Hill Road, Siskiyou County, CA
National Park · 5 tips and reviews

Gregory Trevor R.Gregory Trevor Rice: $10/vehicle, get screened for White Nose Bat Disease at visitor's center first. Bring flashlights or headlamps and sturdy shoes. Add a hard hat and gloves for serious caving.

Bourbon & Branch is one of California Suggestions.

157. Bourbon & Branch

8.9
501 Jones St (at O'Farrell St), San Francisco, CA
Speakeasy · Tenderloin · 320 tips and reviews

Maroon 5Maroon 5: You have to make a reservation to get into this 1920's bar AND know the right password to get in! The old-time bar has no sign outside so you better pay attention or you'll miss it.

Idle Hour is one of California Suggestions.

158. Idle Hour

8.9
4824 Vineland Ave, North Hollywood, CA
Bar · 23 tips and reviews

Brandon H.Brandon Hoang: I'll raise a glass for refurbishing a Los Angeles landmark! Nice selection of beers on tap and friendly / helpful hostesses

Wayfarers Chapel is one of California Suggestions.

159. Wayfarers Chapel

5755 Palos Verdes Dr S, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Church · 17 tips and reviews

Anthony V.Anthony V.: Architect Lloyd Wright designed this Chapel out of glass, wood and stone to serve as the National Memorial to Emanuel Swedenborg and the Swedenborgian Church.

Wild Willy's Crowley Hot Springs is one of California Suggestions.

160. Wild Willy's Crowley Hot Springs

7.8
Mono South, CA
Hot Spring · 3 tips and reviews

Manish M.Manish Mittal: Amazing hot water spring. Come ready to soak into warm water

Alamere Falls is one of California Suggestions.

161. Alamere Falls

8.6
Bolinas, Southwest Marin, CA
Waterfall · 12 tips and reviews

Kayvon T.Kayvon Tehranian: A stunning series of tidefalls that meet the Pacific Ocean.

Badwater Basin is one of California Suggestions.

162. Badwater Basin

8.8
Badwater Road, Death Valley, CA
Other Great Outdoors · 12 tips and reviews

Ivan A.Ivan Apostolski: Lowest place in the US... Breathtaking views... Don't miss it !

Hot Creek Geological Site is one of California Suggestions.

163. Hot Creek Geological Site

8.5
Hot Creek Hatchery Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, Mammoth Lakes, CA
Hot Spring · 3 tips and reviews

City C.City Concierge: Great place for photos. Unfortunately you cannot soak here any longer due to the water being too hot. The colors are amazing, blues, greens, yellows from the minerals stuck to the rocks.

Castello di Amorosa is one of California Suggestions.

164. Castello di Amorosa

8.8
4045 Saint Helena Hwy, Calistoga, CA
Winery · 197 tips and reviews

Sara K.Sara K: Gorgeous castle and winery in one! Sign up for a tour and tasting that will take you from the vineyards to the torture chamber to the tasting room.

Camera Obscura & Holograph Gallery is one of California Suggestions.

165. Camera Obscura & Holograph Gallery

7.1
1096 Point Lobos Avenue, San Francisco, CA
Scenic Lookout · 9 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Camera Obscura was built by Floyd Jennings in 1946 as an attraction for nearby Playland-at-the-Beach. About 10 years later, the building was modified to look like a camera that a tourist left behind.

Remington Hot Springs is one of California Suggestions.

166. Remington Hot Springs

Lake Isabella, CA
Hot Spring · 3 tips and reviews

Mark S.Mark Stottlemyre: Some of the nicest hot springs in California.

Museum Of Pinball is one of California Suggestions.

167. Museum Of Pinball

700 S Hathaway St, Banning, CA
Arcade · 1 tip

Adam S.Adam Shields: Look around at the different eras. Whether you're interested in art, mechanisms, gameplay, or even history, there is much to learn and observe. Also, you need to check out Hercules. So fun.

Lucha Libre is one of California Suggestions.

168. Lucha Libre

8.8
1810 W Washington St (at India St), San Diego, CA
Taco Place · Midtown · 257 tips and reviews

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: Try the Surfin' California Burrito -- a steak, shrimp and french-fry-filled concoction that puts the smackdown on standard taqueria fare. As seen on Man v Food.

Calico Ghost Town is one of California Suggestions.

169. Calico Ghost Town

6.9
36600 Ghost Town Rd (I-15), Yermo, CA
Historic Site · 52 tips and reviews

Gary P.Gary Papritz: Interesting park, mostly rebuilt and some new buildings. Good facilities and r.v. and camping facilities. Well worth a visit.

Hidden Treasures is one of California Suggestions.

170. Hidden Treasures

8.3
154 S Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga, CA
Women's Store · 11 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: Girls and guys on a student budget will love consignment shopping at Hidden Treasures in Topanga Canyon for their eclectic collection. -Patti Stanger, Millionaire Matchmaker

Bottle Tree Ranch is one of California Suggestions.

171. Bottle Tree Ranch

8.4
24266 National Trails Hwy, Oro Grande, CA
Sculpture Garden · 14 tips and reviews

PaulPaul: This is a great stop through the desert. Beautiful imagination of this artist. Stop in and just walk around. It is free, but there is a tip box. You might even be lucky enough to meet Elmer like us!

Church of Scientology Advanced Organization Los Angeles is one of California Suggestions.

172. Church of Scientology Advanced Organization Los Angeles

1306 L Ron Hubbard Way (Fountain Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Spiritual Center · Little Armenia · 1 tip

Paul L.Paul Lomeli: I believe in science!

The Beat Museum is one of California Suggestions.

173. The Beat Museum

6.9
540 Broadway (btwn Columbus Ave & Kearny St), San Francisco, CA
Museum · North Beach · 27 tips and reviews

Contemporary Jewish MuseumContemporary Jewish Museum: Home to a comprehensive collection of Beat memorabilia including Allen Ginsberg’s typewriter, Jack Kerouac’s plaid wool shirt, and a myriad of vintage copies of Beat literature.

The Last Bookstore is one of California Suggestions.

174. The Last Bookstore

9.4
453 S Spring St (at 5th St), Los Angeles, CA
Bookstore · Downtown Los Angeles · 169 tips and reviews

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times: One of downtown's newest literary landmarks, the Last Bookstore is a cavernous space housed in an old bank building. It houses a wide variety of books plus vinyl records and a coffee shop. Read more.

Tonga Hut is one of California Suggestions.

175. Tonga Hut

8.5
12808 Victory Blvd (btwn Coldwater Canyon & Goodland), North Hollywood, CA
Tiki Bar · 44 tips and reviews

987LA987LA: This is a classic old-style tiki bar with crazy colorful drinks and awesome atmosphere. Check out the $1 PBRs on Mondays! Read more.

Church of 8 Wheels is one of California Suggestions.

176. Church of 8 Wheels

8.9
554 Fillmore Street (Fell), San Francisco, CA
Roller Rink · Lower Haight · 12 tips and reviews

__: $15 to roller skate in a church that is converted into a rink is not bad. Sign your life away and get going!

Tio's Taco Restaurant is one of California Suggestions.

177. Tio's Taco Restaurant

8.2
3948 Mission Inn Ave (at Chestnut St), Riverside, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Downtown Riverside · 33 tips and reviews

Brendan N.Brendan Nee: Tio's has a gigantic garden with huge folk-art statues made from bottles, shells, electrical trash and other objects. Its a massive complex with fountains, clowns, patios and surprises everywhere.

San Francisco Cable Car Museum is one of California Suggestions.

178. San Francisco Cable Car Museum

9.0
1201 Mason St (at Washington St), San Francisco, CA
History Museum · Nob Hill · 77 tips and reviews

ExploratoriumExploratorium: Did you know that San Francisco has last permanently operating, manually operated cable car system in the world? Check out our Science in the City video to learn more about SF's cable cars! Read more.

Devil's Golf Course is one of California Suggestions.

179. Devil's Golf Course

8.0
West Side Road, Badwater, CA
Other Great Outdoors · 2 tips and reviews

Crystal F.Crystal Faunt: Quick rough drive off the road wielding some very interesting formations.

Koreatown is one of California Suggestions.

180. Koreatown

Los Angeles, CA
Neighborhood · 40 tips and reviews

Laura K.Laura Key: You must try the korean bbq places!!!! Yum

Little Tokyo is one of California Suggestions.

181. Little Tokyo

Los Angeles, CA
Neighborhood · 62 tips and reviews

Los AngelesLos Angeles: Lovers of all things Japanese will have to make Little Tokyo a stop. Take a self-guided tour of the National Historic Landmark District’s cultural sights.

Highland Park Bowl is one of California Suggestions.

182. Highland Park Bowl

9.0
5621 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA
Bowling Alley · Highland Park · 14 tips and reviews

EaterEater: This historical landmark and bowling alley that dates back to Prohibition times is revitalized and reopened. The glamorous space will only be open to bowlers Monday thru Friday. Read more.

NORMS Restaurant is one of California Suggestions.

183. NORMS Restaurant

8.3
470 N La Cienega Blvd (at Rosewood Ave), West Hollywood, CA
Diner · 74 tips and reviews
Wat Thai of Los Angeles is one of California Suggestions.

184. Wat Thai of Los Angeles

8.6
8225 Coldwater Canyon Ave (at Cantara St.), North Hollywood, CA
Temple · 5 tips and reviews

Kosol S.Kosol Satithamajit: Thai food stalls on every Weekend are second to none. Various kinds of Thai food, from famous Pat Thai and all sorts of Thai noodles to Thai desserts. And most important of all, at a bargain price.

Baked Potato is one of California Suggestions.

185. Baked Potato

8.0
3787 Cahuenga Blvd, Studio City, CA
Bar · 17 tips and reviews

SEGASEGA: The most famous jazz club left in Los Angeles, with incredible live music every night. Amusing menu consisting of variations on baked potatoes. Pretty expensive, though… John - Dev Ops Director

Museum of Jurassic Technology is one of California Suggestions.

186. Museum of Jurassic Technology

7.9
9341 Venice Blvd (at Bagley Ave), Culver City, CA
Museum · 57 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: At this offbeat museum, see bizarre relics "evoking the more obscure and poetic aspects of natural history, the history of technology and science, and their entwined realizations in human artistry."

Moe's Books is one of California Suggestions.

187. Moe's Books

8.7
2476 Telegraph Ave (btwn Haste St & Dwight Way), Berkeley, CA
Bookstore · Southside · 18 tips and reviews

Clay B.Clay Banes: Moe's is certainly one of the top five best used bookstores in the United States. Impeccable selection. Always fair prices. A marvel.

Nepenthe is one of California Suggestions.

188. Nepenthe

48510 Hey. 1, Big Sur, CA
American Restaurant · Presidio Heights · 3 tips and reviews

Megan M.Megan Masters: Quite the place to catch the sun setting in Big Sur. Was a treat to catch the last one of 2018.

Li Po Cocktail Lounge is one of California Suggestions.

189. Li Po Cocktail Lounge

7.7
916 Grant Ave (at Washington St), San Francisco, CA
Dive Bar · Chinatown · 109 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: Coolest little bar in Chinatown, where tired regulars, hip locals & confused tourists meet. Tip: Get a shot of the magical Chinese elixir pronounced “in-gah-pay” in the clay bottle behind the bar.

San Diego Model Railroad Museum is one of California Suggestions.

190. San Diego Model Railroad Museum

8.5
1649 El Prado (at Balboa Park), San Diego, CA
Museum · Balboa Park · 25 tips and reviews

WiredWired: San Diego’s model railroading clubs put together this expansive set of O-scale, HO-scale, N-scale, and toy layouts depicting Southern California locales.

Paramount Ranch is one of California Suggestions.

191. Paramount Ranch

8.1
2903 Cornell Rd, Agoura Hills, CA
Other Great Outdoors · 8 tips and reviews

Los AngelesLos Angeles: Best-known for its still-intact Western town, which played a Colorado hamlet in the 1990s TV series, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.

Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum is one of California Suggestions.

192. Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum

7.3
37417 Niles Blvd (H St), Fremont, CA
Museum · Niles · 4 tips and reviews

Kristie S.Kristie Sarkar: Fun place to learn about the silent film history of Niles. Catch a silent film with live piano here.

Museum Of Lone Pine Film History is one of California Suggestions.

193. Museum Of Lone Pine Film History

8.0
713 S Main St, Lone Pine, CA
Art Museum · 2 tips and reviews
Benkyodo is one of California Suggestions.

194. Benkyodo

1747 Buchanan St (at Sutter St), San Francisco, CA
Japanese Restaurant · Japantown · 50 tips and reviews

SEGASEGA: An unassuming 100+ year old landmark in Japantown makes the best fresh mochi in the bay. When I'm craving sugar and carbs, their peanut butter mochi hits the spot. - Mia, Digital Marketing Coordinator

Computer History Museum is one of California Suggestions.

195. Computer History Museum

8.9
1401 N Shoreline Blvd (btwn Pear & La Avenida), Mountain View, CA
Science Museum · 149 tips and reviews

Kayvon T.Kayvon Tehranian: A fantastic collection of computational paraphernalia that puts into context the rapid rise of Silicon Valley. Highlights for me included the PDP-1, the Xerox Alto, and Google's first server rack.

Pan Am Experience is one of California Suggestions.

196. Pan Am Experience

13240 Weidner Street (Bradley Avenue), Los Angeles, CA
American Restaurant · Pacoima · No tips or reviews
Mitla Cafe is one of California Suggestions.

197. Mitla Cafe

7.9
602 N Mount Vernon Ave (6th St.), San Bernardino, CA
Café · 17 tips and reviews

Offbeat L.A.Offbeat L.A.: Opened 1937. A landmark on Rte 66, this small Mexican cafe is where Glen Bell “borrowed” the taco recipe for Taco Bell.

Chez Jay is one of California Suggestions.

198. Chez Jay

8.4
1657 Ocean Ave (Colorado), Santa Monica, CA
American Restaurant · Downtown Santa Monica · 71 tips and reviews

Matthew H.Matthew Hansen: If you are an East Coaster and you miss the really old and really charming dives back East, this is your place

Egyptian Theater and Courtyard is one of California Suggestions.

199. Egyptian Theater and Courtyard

6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Multiplex · Central Hollywood · No tips or reviews
Rainbow Bar & Grill is one of California Suggestions.

200. Rainbow Bar & Grill

8.8
9015 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA
Bar · 135 tips and reviews

House of Blues Sunset StripHouse of Blues Sunset Strip: Since 1972, a fav hangout of rockers Alice Cooper, John Lennon, Led Zeppelin, Poison, Van Halen, Slash, Lemmy. Great for drinks & musician/celeb after show parties!

Prime Time Bbq, Meats & Deli is one of California Suggestions.

201. Prime Time Bbq, Meats & Deli

1927 20th St (F Street), Bakersfield, CA
BBQ Joint · Riviera-Westchester · 1 tip