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San Diego, California

Balboa Park Moreton Bay Fig Tree

One of the largest trees of its kind in California.
Pacifica, California

Linda Mar Taco Bell

The most beautiful Taco Bell in the world even has surfboard parking.
Coronado, California

Hotel del Coronado

L. Frank Baum wrote part of the "Wizard of Oz" series in this wooden Victorian beach resort.
Monterey, California

Jellyfish Exhibit at Monterey Bay Aquarium

One of the most elaborate displays of Jellyfish is on display at the aquarium.
Aptos, California

SS Palo Alto

This concrete ship has had four careers - World War I tanker, floating amusement park, fishing pier, and artificial reef.
Sausalito, California

Marin Headlands

Concrete strongholds stand guard over the Golden Gate.
Morro Bay, California

Morro Rock

A massive volcanic plug is now a protected area that hosts a number of bird species.
Los Gatos, California

The Cats

A pair of pure white felines guard the entrance to a spot of California real estate established as an artist's haven.
Pescadero, California

Pigeon Point Lighthouse

A New England-style lighthouse along California's beautiful Highway 1 gets a re-do.
San Simeon, California

Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery

This stretch of beach along California's central coast is a busy highway for the largest seal in the northern hemisphere.
Yosemite National Park, California

Indian Village of the Ahwahnee

A glimpse into the lives of the the Miwok and Paiute people in Yosemite National Park.
Three Rivers, California

Moro Rock

400 granite steps were built into this massive rock by the National Park Service.
Big Sur, California

The Henry Miller Memorial Library

It's not your typical library, memorial, or book store.
San Luis Obispo, California

San Luis Obispo's Bubblegum Alley

An alley covered with 20 years of bubble gum.
Big Sur, California

Nepenthe

Offering commanding views of the California coastline, this restaurant was a hub for the artists and bohemians of Big Sur.
San Juan Capistrano, California

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Oldest building in California still in use.
Pacific Grove, California

Monarch Grove Sanctuary

Every year, over 25,000 monarchs overwinter in Pacific Grove.
Calistoga, California

California's Old Faithful

California's own majestic geyser is powered by a subterranean volcano.
San Francisco, California

Treasure Island

A man-made island in scenic San Francisco Bay.
Pacific Grove, California

Kissing Rock

Two rocks in a perpetual kiss and one of "the most romantic spot in America."
Calistoga, California

Calistoga Petrified Forest

The fossilized remains of ancient California redwoods.
Mecca, California

International Banana Museum

World's largest collection devoted to one fruit.
Murphys, California

Mercer Caverns

A popular tourist cave with a dark past.
Riverside, California

Tio's Tacos

Mexican food and folk art.