About Visit California and Beyond
We hope to inspire you to explore everything around the state from small coastal towns, different wine country regions, regional, state to national parks, road trips and so much more to this massive state.
This website tries to uncover some of the unusual and unique, fun experiences and even popular cities and towns with a fresh eye and perspective to the ever evolving nature and changes that happen daily in California.
Come and explore with us won’t you?
Noel Morata is the editor and main contributor to Travel California and Beyond along with a small crew of travel writers contributing to this website.
We share some of our favorite places to explore and discover around the state that really stand out and showcase all the fun things, outdoor activities and unique things to do in that destination and hope that you will also enjoy visiting these wonderful places throughout the state.
Regions of California to Explore
Combining bustling cities, small towns and open spaces and countryside, there is so much to explore around Northern California from Mendocino County all the way to cosmopolitan San Francisco and the Bay Area. Check out the best places below.
From the stunning coastal regions to wine country and chapparal areas and upto the foothills and into the Sierra’s, the central parts of California are historic, unchanged and has some of the best landscape to explore in the state.
Sunny, colorful and vibrant the So Cal attitude and lifestyle is always changing and new. Wonderful cities and towns to explore with fun shopping, dining and unique areas of SoCal offer up so much to explore in the southern parts of the state.
Popular Venues to Explore
What’s unique, colorful, fun and trendy to explore and try out around the state, check these attractions and activities below.
Travel Your way around the state
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Best beaches in the San Francisco area (Rugged, hidden and some are swimmable along with hidden beaches to explore) Even though the waters around San Francisco are frigid and icy cold, the beaches are still fantastic to explore and enjoy a nice beach day especially if...
Best views of San Francisco at night (city skyline, landmarks and bridge views) The Best views of San Francisco at night is magical. The city seems to come alive and shimmer all around the beautiful spots of the city that are lite up and seen from above, across the...
Best things to do in Santa Rosa (wine, dining, outdoor adventure, historic downtown) Santa Rosa is the largest city of Sonoma County and leis about 60 miles north of San Francisco. Santa Rosa is the main gateway to Sonoma County’s wine region, outdoor and nature...