One of the Golden State's finest gems, Lake Tahoe is a snowy playground in the winter months. Nestled into the High Sierras, the lake's north (and more quiet) shore offers family friendly slopes, a low key vibe and plenty of opportunities for activities.
Malibu is home to rock stars, screen icons and billionaires and America's most beautiful beaches. This California beach town stretches for more than 30 miles along the Pacific and Highway One and offers hip restaurants focusing on organic, local fare and unforgettable sunsets. If you can drag yourself off the beach, Malibu offers plenty of museums to enjoy, hills and canyons, filled with spring wildflowers and even waterfalls to hike, and wines to taste.
Wine and food lovers need to look no further than Napa and Sonoma. Complete with vineyards that line rolling hills and chateaus that house the great winemakers of California are all on hand here for visitors to enjoy.
Once a sleepy spa town built on hot springs sacred to the Cahuilla Indians, Palm Springs is a desert paradise known for its Old Hollywood glamour and mid-century architecture. Today, the near year-round sunshine, snowcapped mountain peak views, and cool desert nights bring visitors from around the globe to experience some of the best California has to offer.