Travel Destinations: California

Visit Palm Springs

Golf in Palm Springs | Photo credit: California Travel and Tourism Commission / Andreas Hub

The best thing about Palm Springs, playground of the rich and famous, is that you don't have to be rich or famous to enjoy it. It's a beautiful, relaxing and affordable vacation spot that will leave you feeling like a star without paying astronomical prices. Palm Springs provides the perfect combination of weather, food and great shopping mixed with gorgeous scenery hugged by breathtaking mountains.  Read More

Marilyn’s back in Palm Springs!

The giant Marilyn Monroe tribute statue is now in Palm Springs

Heading to California? A trip to Palm Springs might be in order - and not just for an excellent round of golf! This past May, “Forever Marilyn”, the much talked about tribute to screen actress Marilyn Monroe, made its way to Palm Springs, California. Read More

1901 was a ‘bright’ year

If you find yourself in Livermore, California, you can visit the world’s oldest light bulb Read More

Never been to (Winter) Tahoe?

Lake Tahoe, located along the border between California and Nevada, is a large freshwater lake and very popular tourism region in the Sierra Nevada of the United States. Read More

Did You Know… The Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge was built by Joseph B. Strauss, a specialist in steel-bridge design who had built 400 bridges all over the world | Photo credit: SFCVB/Regis Lefebure

The story behind one of the San Francisco, California's most international recognized symbols - The Golden Gate Bridge - is as complicated as the mechanics involved in its creation. Read More

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