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Golf

Course designers have given the Californian desert a facelift. The difference between natural landscape and fairway is drastic with little chance to incorporate natural hazards into the game. But immaculate grooming and facial reconstructive surgery have created beautiful oases. Here, golf communities such as Palm Springs…

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Road trip from San Francisco to LA

One of the great American road trips is the journey down the coast of California, from San Francisco to Los Angeles, and time-permitting beyond to San Diego. This is the most popular direction as you drive on the right-hand side of the road and can more easily take in the coastal scenery. Try to spend a few nights in…

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Surfing

A lot comes to mind with California surfing, from Beach Boy serenades to the edgy skate style of Dog Town, or epic big waves of Mavericks. But what these all have in common is the ridiculous wave-producing coastline of California. Northern California leaves surfers to the elements, with big storm swells and big storm…

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Wine tasting

California's luscious Napa Valley is probably the second most celebrated wine-growing region in the world, after France's Bordeaux, and is the second biggest tourist draw to the state of California bringing in nearly five million tourists annually. Almost as famous is Sonoma Valley. Where the Valleys rule supreme, however,…

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