California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.5 million residents, California is the most populous state in the United States and the third largest by area.

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California State Parks

28 National Parks! Explore the best rated trails in California! With more than 329 trails covering 2122 miles you’re bound to find a perfect trail for you.

Visit California Outdoor

Take a Hike

California AVA Trails

AVA Trails in California

AVA Clubs in California

California Zoos

San Diego Zoo – a zoo in Balboa Park, San Diego, California, housing over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies.

Safaris – following a backcountry road shaded by eucalyptus trees, with brilliant red bottlebrush blooms waving to you in the breeze. Follow the path of the roo as you are transported Down Under to walk among kangaroos and wallabies, wonder at cassowaries and more—this is San Diego Zoo Safari Park Walkabout Australia!

My Amazon Picks

Top 15 attractions in California

List of shopping malls in California

Walking Tours in California

The Official Hollywood Sign Walking Tour in Los Angeles

Join your guide for a 2.5-hour walking tour that combines sightseeing in the hills of Los Angeles with a vigorous walk up to the Hollywood sign. Learn about the history of Los Angeles on an entertaining hike that takes in Griffith Park, the Hollywood Hills neighborhood, and the Hollywood sign, and offers views of Burbank, the San Fernando Valley, and all of Los Angeles.

Alcatraz with Muir Woods and Sausalito Tour

Combine three of the Bay Area’s top attractions—Alcatraz Island, Muir Woods, and Sausalito—in a single tour from San Francisco. Enjoy comfortable transportation in a luxury tour van, which includes a trip across the Golden Gate Bridge, allowing you to focus on the scenery instead of driving and directions. Your Alcatraz admission includes the ferry ride and the audio tour, and independent travelers will love the free time to explore both Muir Woods and Sausalito.

Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour in San Francisco

If you fancy yourself a foodie or culture enthusiast, don’t miss this walking tour of San Francisco’s Little Italy—the neighborhood of North Beach. Voted one of the 15 best foodie tours in the USA by U.S. News, join an insider guide and experience a slice of the top things to do in North Beach, such as tasting coffee and witnessing bread being freshly made. Soak up the lively atmosphere of one of the city’s most popular districts as you learn about its cafes and bakeries and see landmarks like Saints Peter and Paul Church.

Virtual Walks in California

Virtual Hikes in California

Part 2

Just for Fun!

I put a virtual walk of Rodeao Drive and the famous scene from Pretty Woman below.

Pretty Woman 15th Anniversary

Songs about California

I hope you found some of this helpful! California has so many more fantastic walks, hikes, trails, tours, etc. For now I will do them virtually but someday hope to visit California in person.

Your Walking Friend,

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