|Most expensive month:||April|
|Average price in California:||₹ 16,045/night|
|Cheapest price found:||₹ 1,367/night|
|Most expensive day:||Tuesday|
Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel
312 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA, United States
Francisco Bay Inn
1501 Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA, United States
Golden Gate Hotel
775 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA, United States
121 7th Street, San Francisco, CA, United States
The Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey
4375 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA, United States
Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
300 South Doheny Drive, Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Sun-kissed and sexy, California is a state that conjures up dreams of sandy beaches, endless summers and stunning natural beauty. It earned its “Golden State” nickname for a reason and entices both locals and visitors with its sultry weather, world famous wine scene and fabulous food. Of course, California also has a wildly creative side, with hotspots like Hollywood and Silicon Valley spotlighting everything from film, arts and culture to next generation technology.
“Cali” doesn’t shy away from making the most of its beach-centric reputation, but sun and sand aren’t its only talents. The state is also home to ancient redwood forests, rugged coastal bluffs, towering snowy peaks and protected areas like Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park.
Road tripping is a California rite of passage, with a network of scenic highways, state routes and rural backroads making it easy to explore the Golden State by car. California’s welcomes millions of travellers a year, with most choosing to hire a car and embark on a self-drive tour. Another option is navigating the state via one of America’s privately owned bus companies, or the Amtrak California intercity rail network.
While today California is a nature lover’s paradise, it wasn’t always so coveted. In the 19th century unregulated mining, logging and oil drilling pushed California’s natural beauty to the brink. It’s thanks to the efforts of pioneering naturalists like John Muir and Teddy Roosevelt that California is now peppered with protected national and state parks, founded to preserve its natural beauty for future generations.
Our travellers prefer to stay in places like San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego while in California.
Sonesta Los Angeles Airport LAX (7.8/10 from 5,959 reviews), Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel (7.8/10 from 3,873 reviews), and Hilton San Francisco Union Square (7.9/10 from 2,811 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in California.
California has an extremely diverse food culture, with bars and restaurants offering a variety of world cuisines. Lovers of fine dining can head to The French Laundry restaurant in the Napa Valley to sample some classic European recipes. California hotels nearby include the Lavender, A Four Sisters Inn, and the Napa Valley Lodge. Visitors in San Francisco will also find plenty of options for dining out, including restaurants like the Kokkari Estiatorio, Mister Jui’s, and the International Smoke San Francisco. Central San Francisco hotels, like the Palace Hotel and the Omni San Francisco Hotel, will put you within easy reach of these eateries and many more. LA also has many great restaurants and bars and is well-known for authentic Mexican cuisine. LA restaurants like La Fiesta Bravo and La Isla Bonita are perfect for Mexican food lovers. To stay near these venues, try the Ocean Park Inn in Santa Monica.
California is an incredible holiday destination for kids and families, with plenty of great places for a day out. If you plan to stay in LA, you can enjoy a trip to the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park. The park features rides, classic movie sets, and memorabilia that the whole family will love. If you’re looking for hotels in California near Hollywood attractions, good options include the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City or the Sheraton Universal Hotel. These hotels are just a short walk from the park. San Francisco also features kid-friendly attractions, like the Walt Disney Family Museum and the Exploratorium Museum. San Francisco hotels near Fisherman’s Wharf, like the Hilton San Francisco Union Square or the Le Meridien San Francisco, are just a short distance from these exhibitions.
California is well-known for the incredible scenery, amazing cultural sites, and historic areas, like Sunset Boulevard and the Hollywood Hills. California is also the home of many modern movie sets and is a great place for designer shops and celebrity sightings in Los Angeles. LA hotels like the Value Inn Hollywood and the Hampton Inn & Suites Hollywood/LosAngeles will locate you near celebrity sites like the Hollywood Forever Cemetery and Rodeo Drive. If you love the great outdoors, why not take a trip to one of California’s National Parks, such as Emerald Bay or Yosemite. Although these parks are in remote locations, there is California accommodation nearby. For instance, the Zephyr Cove Resort is on the shores of Lake Tahoe, just a 40min drive from Emerald Bay Park. Meanwhile, the Rush Creek Lodge at Yosemite will give you great access to the National Park hiking trails.
California has miles of beautiful coastline with great beaches perfect for catching some waves. San Diego’s Ocean Beach City Beach is one of California’s most popular beaches for surfing. Nearby hotels, like the Humphrey’s Half Moon Inn and the Best Western Plus Islands Palms & Hotel Marina, are ideal for this and are just a 10min drive from the shore. San Diego is also home to Pacific Beach and Tourmaline Surfing Beach Park, which are popular with surfers. Nearby hotels, like the Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa, are just a 5min drive from the Tourmaline Surf Park.