A Summer Exploration Bucket List: 50 Things to Do in California

California is an especially popular destination for people looking for adventure as it offers such a wide variety of landscapes, cities and climates.

The third largest state in America, has 12 distinct regions, 147 national historic landmarks, 840 miles of diverse Pacific Ocean coastline, and a mind-boggling 1.6 million acres of National Parks.

Between the exciting entertainment capital of the whole world to the tranquil forests of Lake Tahoe, and everything in between, there truly is something for everyone in California.

Here are 50 fun things you can do in California to help plan an epic adventure!

The Hearst  Castle

Located between San Francisco and Santa Barbara, it's an iconic road trip stop. Leave time to explore the building and the stunning 127 acres.

Hike Mount  Whitney

The tallest mountain in the contiguous United States is located in Sequoia National Park

A chain of eight islands off the coast of California offer some of the most diverse and beautiful landscapes in the state.

Explore the  Channel Islands

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