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May 06, 2019, 12:00 ET Tourism Spending Increases To $140.6 Billion In 2018, Driving California's Economy And Supporting Nearly 1.2 Million Jobs

For the ninth consecutive year, California's tourism economy flourished, contributing $140.6 billion in travel spending and supporting 1.16 million...


Aug 14, 2018, 21:42 ET Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias are Open for Business

This week, conditions in California's High Sierra region around Yosemite National Park have allowed Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove of Giant...


Aug 09, 2018, 16:00 ET Highway 1 'Dream Drive' Celebrates Grand Reopening of Iconic Road Through California's Central Coast

Today, Visit California and Central Coast area destination partners celebrated the reopening of Highway 1 with a historic convoy of more than 80 cars ...


May 07, 2018, 01:00 ET Tourism Accelerated California's Economic Prosperity In 2017

California's robust tourism economy expanded in 2017, fueling more than $132 million in travel spending, $10.9 billion in tax revenue, and 1.1...


Dec 13, 2017, 18:50 ET California Welcomes 2018 with Major Openings and Special Milestones

California will welcome visitors with an abundance of new experiences and special events throughout 2018, with major hotel openings, new theme park...


Nov 22, 2017, 12:15 ET The Grateful Table Spotlights California Wine Country's Uncrushable Spirit

Yesterday, Visit California, in partnership with Food Network Chef Tyler Florence and Outstanding in the Field, hosted The Grateful Table, a special...


Nov 10, 2017, 19:25 ET Visit California Sets 'The Grateful Table' to Help Wine Country Community Recovery Efforts

Visit California, in partnership with Outstanding in the Field and Chef Tyler Florence, will host "The Grateful Table" on Tuesday, Nov. 21 – a...


Oct 24, 2017, 15:05 ET It's time to visit #CaliforniaWineCountryNOW

As the threat from wildfires subsides, California's Wine Country communities now face the daunting task of healing. Tourism is the Wine Country's...


Feb 06, 2017, 14:13 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...


Jan 25, 2017, 16:17 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...


Dec 20, 2016, 04:29 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...


Dec 19, 2016, 05:38 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 in ...


Oct 19, 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 to...


Mar 16, 2016, 01:00 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...


Jan 29, 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...


Dec 18, 2015, 07:12 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 Star Wars: ...


Dec 17, 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 week...


Dec 01, 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 of ...


Oct 15, 2015, 01:14 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 Fire's Will ...


May 12, 2015, 01:00 ET California Road Trips 2015 Offers Secret Finds and Insider Tips

Whether your ideal summer vacation has you cruising the coast, rambling through Redwoods or finding delight in the desert, California Road Trips 2015 ...


Jan 05, 2015, 03:00 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...


Dec 04, 2014, 04:03 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...


Jun 05, 2014, 07:23 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...


May 22, 2014, 05:44 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 State. This year's...


Jan 02, 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 California...