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5/18/2015
Visit California Wins Webby Award for Redesigned Website
SACRAMENTO, CA (May 18, 2015) – The Webby Awards have recognized Visit California as the Best Website in the Associations category for 2015. Selected from 12,000 entries from 60 countries worldwide, VisitCalifornia.com was recognized for achievement and high standards of excellence within the...
5/11/2015
California Road Trips 2015 Offers Secret Finds and Insider Tips
Sacramento, Calif. (May 11, 2015) – Whether your ideal summer vacation has you cruising the coast, rambling through Redwoods or finding delight in the desert, California Road Trips 2015 is a great resource for getting the most out of the Golden State. This year’s guide showcases unique itineraries,...
5/7/2015
California’s Top 10 Food and Drink Trends
From sleek new speakeasies coming out from their shadowy history to the elevation of tacos beyond street food status, California is cooking-up a whole slew of genre-bending food and cocktail trends. Speakeasies Emerge from the Shadows During Prohibition, California was awash in illicit underground...
5/7/2015
What's New in California Spring 2015 Edition
There is always something new and exciting in California. As your resource for statewide news, Visit California is pleased to present this release describing new developments taking place in the various regions of the Golden State. Please note that dates listed are subject to change; confirm with appropriate...
5/5/2015
Record-Breaking Year For California's Tourism Economy
Sacramento, Calif. (May 5, 2015) – Visit California, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting California on behalf of the state’s tourism industry, announced today that 251 million people traveled in California in 2014, and total travel-related spending reached $117.5 billion. This...
5/4/2015
Visit California Announces In-State Travel Content Award Winners
Eureka! Grand Prize Awarded to American Way Feature SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 4, 2015) — A feature article on Lake Tahoe was selected out of 50 entries as the grand prize winner of Visit California’s 2015 Eureka! Travel Writing Awards. Today, Visit California announced the winners of its...
4/3/2015
Visit California Partners with The CW Network to Spotlight California’s Amazing National Parks
New Death Valley Episode Premieres Saturday, April 4 at 10:30 A.M. ET Followed by Episodes Featuring Joshua Tree, Santa Monica Mountains and Sequoia National Parks Airing This Spring “Rock the Park,” now a Daytime Emmy nominated adventure show geared towards teens and their entire families...
3/18/2015
Discover Farmers' Markets in California
Juicy heirloom tomatoes and just-picked strawberries. Super-sweet peaches shaped like mini UFOs. Artisanal cheeses, emerald-green olive oils, local wildflower honey—California’s farmers’ markets are culinary adventures. Take advantage of the chance to see, taste and learn about...
3/17/2015
Tourism Supports California’s Top Job Growth
Sacramento, Calif. (March 17, 2015) – Visit California President & CEO Caroline Beteta issued this statement today in response to new job numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, which show that California led the nation in job growth during 2014. California’s...
3/11/2015
Car-Free in California: People-Powered Experiences Around the Golden State
It almost seems a heresy to say. But it’s true, that right here in the land of the automobile and legendary drives like US Highway 1, where hot rods were born and where driverless cars are being designed, California actually has a car-free side. It’s not so surprising though because as you...
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