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CaliWeGo - Discover California

Click a Region to discover top area attractions, districts, hotels, restaurants and more.

click map Northern Interior / Eastern Sierras San Francisco Bay Central Valley / Eastern Sierras East Central Mountains Central Valley Central Coast South Coast Desert Orange County San Diego / South East Desert North Coast Shasta / Lassen

Sub-regions:

California is broken up into 12 main regions staring with the North Coast located at the northern most region of the state, bordering Oregon, all the way down to Mexico’s neighbor, the San Diego and South East Desert areas.

Main Regions

1. North Coast

2. Shasta/Lassen

3. Northern Interior/Eastern Sierras

4. San Francisco Bay Area

5. Central Valley/Eastern Sierras

6. East Central Mountains

7. Central Valley

8. Central Coast

9. South Coast

10. Desert

11. Orange County Area

12. San Diego/South East Desert

Weather/Climate

California is known for having some of the best weather in the entire country, often compared to that of the Mediterranean. The majority of regions within the state experience warm, dry summers and wet, mild winters. Rain and fog increase as you travel north, where more consistent sun and clear skies are found towards the southern portions.

Things to Do

California has a seemingly endless amount of varied options for entertainment, sightseeing, history, amusement parks, natural wonders, beaches, and “must-see” points of interest. See the Top 20 most popular California attractions below.

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