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Summer is the perfect time to take a road trip through The Golden State. Plan to start your road trip with the 3 can’t-miss destinations in California: San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Perfect for a quick couples’ getaway or a family adventure, you’ll find great weather and views to match as you travel along the Pacific Coast. Go from ocean to mountains and back again or create a home base and discover daytrips around town. Start north and explore San Francisco with its iconic landmarks and winding streets. Spend time in Los Angeles and Orange County experiencing the legendary glamour of Hollywood and the magic of the theme parks in Anaheim. Or, enjoy an endless summer and a laid-back vibe in San Diego for that quintessential beach vacation. With so many sights to cross off your travel bucket list, no matter your destination, don’t forget to enjoy the journey.