Not everyone has time during their California vacation to visit Wine Country. From San Francisco, the Napa and Sonoma regions are a full day's trip when you factor in traffic, crowds, and a little extra time to sober up before getting back on the road.
When you're in the Bay Area, you never need to go far to experience California's rich agricultural heritage.
From the surf of San Diego to the sea bluffs of the Lost Coast, thousands of people across California are trading in their sand pails for trash bags on September 20, to take part in the 23rd annual California Coastal Cleanup Day.
Whether you're looking for an easy Sunday stroll or a rugged mountain path to explore, California State Parks' new online guide to hiking trails will have you strapping on your boots and making tracks across the shorelines and summits that grace the Golden State.