Get Moving Throughout California!

California Arcata

Trinidad California by humboldthead (CC BY 2.0)

California is the third largest state, so it only makes sense that you’d find so much to do here. From the redwoods to the beaches, we have it all. From well known landmarks to the little known treasures, discover how you can get moving in sunny California!

Get to know Southern California

Southern California is known for its beautiful beaches. But there’s a lot more to Southern California than warm weather and great surf. See for yourself, discover what’s waiting in San Diego, Orange County, and Los Angeles.

California: San Diego
Old Town San Diego, CA by Cindy Devin (CC BY 2.0)

San Diego

Visit the San Diego Zoo where you can monkey around with the Bonobos or get lost in the clouds with the Clouded Leopard. Take a trolley through Old Town and learn a bit about the rich history of San Diego. Ride the bumper cars at Mission Beach or take a ferry across the bay.

                             Orange County

California: Orange County
Jellyfish by seannaber (CC BY 2.0)

Get moving to California’s theme park oasis. Orange County is home to Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm. Visit the Balboa Fun Zone and take in the stunning Newport Harbor while enjoying a ride on the Ferris wheel. Delve Deeper into the Harbor and see the ocean through the glass bottom submarine.

 Los Angeles

California: LA
Lowrider Bike by ~Keegan (CC BY 2.0)

Stop by dazzling Los Angeles, California and live out your wildest dreams. LA’s Mediterranean climate is full of varying landscapes, perfect for bike rides through enchanted gardens. Take a trip 2,000 years into the past when you visit of one LA’s popular museums. See Hollywood as you’ve never seen it before, out of the back of your car at a Drive-in Theater!

Northern California

Northern California sometimes seems like a completely different state with its towering trees, rugged mountains, and lush groves. NorCal even has a different vibe. Its inhabitants are known for being more “down to earth” than their SoCal neighbors. Let’s see what’s poppin’ over the bridge in San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, and Arcata.

San Francisco: California
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San Francisco

Move up the coast to a city as diverse as it is fantastic. Head over to Fisherman’s Wharf, one of San Francisco’s oldest attractions, and experience the heart of the bay. Visit the oldest and largest Chinatown in America. Enjoy exotic food while exploring the city. Eat, drink, and be merry at Ghirardelli Square!

Lake Tahoe

12 - Skiing - The Ridge Tahoe Resort Hotel by Ridge Tahoe Resort Hotel (CC BY 2.0)
12 – Skiing – The Ridge Tahoe Resort Hotel by Ridge Tahoe Resort Hotel (CC BY 2.0)

Enjoy the best of SoCal and NorCal in Lake Tahoe. Go for a balloon ride and witness the spectacular beauty of the Tahoe wilderness. Head to the slopes and shred it up at one of the snowparks. Take a boat tour and see the lake from a local’s point of view. Saddle up and explore Tahoe on Horseback. Go for the thrills on a river rafting excursion.

Arcata: California
Raccoon in Redwood


Up, up, and away! Moving to Arcata might feel like falling into a fairytale. Arcata is home to some of the most interesting people and wildlife. Its large Native American population lends its beautiful traditions to the way of life there. If you’re into camping, surfing or rock climbing, you can do it all in Arcata. Whether you go for the fresh, organic food or the neverending fun, it doesn’t matter!

What makes you want to get moving throughout California? Tell me about it in the comments section below!