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06 Feb, 2017, 15:13 ET California Is Now 'Kidifornia'

Welcome to Kidifornia — it's a great place to take your parents! Speaking to the Golden State's youngest tourists, Visit California's newest...


25 Jan, 2017, 17:17 ET 2017 California Visitor's Guide Available Now

Inspiring travel to The Golden State, the 2017 California Visitor's Guide is now available to order online – just in time for National Plan for...


20 Dec, 2016, 16:29 ET California Celebrates Milestones And Major Openings In 2017

As California prepares to enter the new year, the state's tourism industry is announcing major openings and special milestones that make 2017 an...


19 Dec, 2016, 17:38 ET California Kicks Off 2017 With Seventh Annual California Restaurant Month

The Golden State invites visitors to start off the new year by exploring its culinary bounty during the seventh Annual California Restaurant Month...


19 Oct, 2016, 11:42 ET Visit California reaches new heights in Toronto

World Famous Climber Kevin Jorgeson Soars to the Top of Toronto's ROM Crystal TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Visit California invites you...


16 Mar, 2016, 13:00 ET Visit California Debuts New Dream365TV Digital Video Hub

Visit California has officially launched its online video hub, Dream365TV. Home to original and curated videos showcasing the state's abundance and...


29 Jan, 2016, 11:00 ET Gridiron Legend Joe Montana Recreates "The Catch" & Snaps A Selfie

Visit California launches today its new three-episode web series "Bay Area or Bust" on YouTube.com/VisitCalifornia. The series features gridiron...


18 Dec, 2015, 19:12 ET Visit California Invites Star Wars Fans To Go Behind The Scenes With Golden State Travel Experiences

 Visit California is welcoming Star Wars fans to explore the Golden State while celebrating the much anticipated North American premiere of...


17 Dec, 2015, 10:30 ET Experience The Golden State's Fresh And Innovative Flavor During The 6th Annual California Restaurant Month

 California Restaurant Month returns to the Golden State this Jan. 1-31, 2016 with an expanded program that builds upon traditional restaurant...


01 Dec, 2015, 10:30 ET "Top Chef" Shines Light On California's Culinary Scene

California's culinary scene takes the spotlight as Bravo's Emmy and James Beard Award-winning "Top Chef" heads to the Golden State for a road trip...


15 Oct, 2015, 13:14 ET Visit California Premieres "Dream of Dance" - an Inside Look at Choreographer Ryan Heffington's Latest Music Video "Anna"

 Visit California hosted an exclusive panel discussion last night with the cast and crew of "Anna," a new single and music video by Arcade...


20 Jan, 2015, 13:45 ET Visit California Relaunches Consumer Website

 Visit California is making its website more inspiring and visually engaging with a complete redesign of its 13 sites in nine languages. The...


05 Jan, 2015, 15:00 ET Visit California's 2015 Visitor's Guide Inspires Travelers To Explore The Many Wonders Of The Golden State

Eager to share California's abundance of iconic travel destinations, luxurious retreats and bucket-list getaways, Visit California announces the...


04 Dec, 2014, 16:03 ET California Restaurant Month Celebrates 5 Years In 2015

January offers 31 days of culinary experiences and exploration throughout the Golden State during Visit California's fifth-annual California...


05 Jun, 2014, 19:23 ET Californians Cheer On Home Grown Favorite In Pursuit Of Golden State's First Triple Crown Win

California is the land of big dreams and for one local horse and the race team behind him, the ultimate dream of winning the Triple Crown is on the...


22 May, 2014, 17:44 ET Visit California Releases 2014 Road Trips Guide

 With summer right around the corner, Visit California's California Road Trips 2014 is the perfect ride-along guide to the Golden...


06 May, 2014, 15:00 ET Visit California Partners With Entertainment Tonight For Cutting-Edge Content Integration Program

In a first-of-its-kind brand integration program, Visit California has partnered with "Entertainment Tonight," the number one rated...


16 Jan, 2014, 16:00 ET Visit California's 2014 Visitor's Guide Inspires Travelers To Live Their Vacation Dream In The Golden State

 From hands-on culinary adventures, to luxurious spa retreats, to ways to explore iconic places like Yosemite, Big Sur, and California's...


02 Jan, 2014, 03:00 ET There's No Better Time To Dine In California Than January:

 Visit California invites visitors to relish the Golden State's celebrated wine and food offerings this January during the fourth annual...


16 May, 2013, 15:29 ET Newest California Road Trips Guide Makes Family Road Trips Easy To Navigate

 As summer approaches, the California Road Trips 2013 will be the perfect ride-along guide to California with new, technology-friendly features...


12 Apr, 2013, 09:00 ET Visit California Launches 1st Consumer Marketing Campaign In China & Appoints Miss Gao Yuanyuan As California Tourism Ambassador

 Visit California activated California's first direct-to-consumer destination marketing campaign as part of the Governor's Trade and Investment...


25 Feb, 2013, 18:23 ET Visit California Debuts 'Playground California' Family Travel Campaign

 Visit California is launching its first dedicated family travel initiative, 'Playground California,' with the national airing of its new Kids...


14 Nov, 2012, 15:26 ET Eat Like a Californian This January: Third-Annual California Restaurant Month Spans 33 Spectacular Destinations in 2013

 Visit California invites visitors to sample and savor the Golden State's internationally renowned wine and food this January during California...


11 Oct, 2012, 09:00 ET 'Dreamland' Documentary Now Airing On PBS

True Californians are pioneers, innovators and icons who have contributed to the mystique and lure of California's unique culture and...


30 Aug, 2012, 13:30 ET Discover Hidden Gem Wine Regions During California Wine Month

If you think you've been there and sipped that in California wine country, think again. In honor of California Wine Month, when the...