There’s a reason that California has inspired countless songs and movies: It really is one of the best destinations in the world for a memorable getaway. California family vacations work for just about everyone. Are you seeking sunshine, beaches, or Hollywood stars? Head south to Los Angeles, and don’t forget to tack on a few days in San Diego for the many kid-friendly attractions there, like the kid-friendly San Diego Zoo. And when planning a California vacation with kids, few families can resist a night or two at a Disneyland resort or one of the many theme parks or water parks in southern California. Want an international, culturally enriching urban experience? San Francisco delivers to make it one of the best family vacations in California. Nature-lovers and outdoor enthusiasts gush about places like Yosemite, Lake Tahoe, and the impressive network of state parks. Among our favorite California vacation itineraries is a road trip that hugs the incredible coastline from one end of the state to another. Popular stopping points on this family-friendly journey include Big Sur just south of Monterey Bay, and Newport Beach in Orange County. Scenic resorts tucked away in amazing settings, urban hotels with kid-friendly amenities and small coastal inns all welcome families back to California again and again. Consider the Golden State one big play area for children and adults alike. Our advisors can help you craft a personalized California family vacation package. We are never short on California vacation ideas for families!
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