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Welcome to Kidifornia

Welcome to Kidifornia
Take a peek at some trip-of-a-lifetime California family vacations

Welcome to Kidifornia, a place filled with some of the greatest family vacations in the Golden State. Check out amazing views of the Golden Gate Bridge, get up-close-and-personal with the giraffes of the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park, and discover much more that will make your next vacation the trip of a lifetime—for both you and the kids.

Watch our new TV commercial to get inspired to plan your next awesome family getaway.

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Welcome to Kidifornia
The “Welcome to Kidifornia” commercial offers a quick peek at some trip-of-a-lifetime family vacations in the Golden State—filled with beaches, national parks, theme parks, and more. 
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Discover the High Sierra

Taking your family to the mountains this winter? Whether your crew is full of avid skiers or contented snowman-makers, the California snow offers a variety of fun ways to...

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Spotlight: Disneyland Resort

Southern California is known for sunshine and beaches, even in December. But you can experience a winter wonderland when “the happiest place on Earth”...

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Discover the San Francisco Bay Area

If you’re spending any time in California with the kids during the holiday season, you need not rely on malls alone for meet-and-greets with Santa Claus. Across the Golden...

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Kid-friendly fun zones, special kids' menus & amazing wine for the grownups

Sure wine country is romantic, but now it’s a surprisingly great destination for families too, with a growing number of vineyards trading in elegant tasting rooms for kid-friendly fun zones that...

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Take a peek at some trip-of-a-lifetime California family vacations

Welcome to Kidifornia, a place filled with some of the greatest family vacations in the Golden State. Check out amazing views of the Golden Gate...

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Find the cool spots featured in VisitCalifornia’s dream family vacation

The latest “Welcome to Kidifornia” commercial offers a quick peek at some trip-of-a-lifetime family vacations in the Golden State—filled with beaches, national parks, theme parks, and more.  ...

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A quick guide on the 21 historic Spanish missions

Starting in 1769, Spain built a chain of 21 missions across the length of Alta California—from San Diego to Sonoma—as a way...

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Kid-Friendly Guide to California Road Trips

Tips and ideas for taking the family on a Golden State getaway

California’s natural beauty and diverse attractions make it the perfect place to plan a family road trip. With so many places to see...

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These theme parks and sights are perfect for toddlers and kids age 5 or younger

Bringing a toddler to a theme park is not for the faint-hearted. In fact, bringing a little kid anywhere can be a challenge at times. But don’...

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These family-friendly eateries will make the whole clan happy

The Golden State is home to some of the best restaurants in the world, partly because of the long list of acclaimed...

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Peter Alfred Hess/FlickrPlay at Redding’s 300-acre museum, arboretum, sculpture park, and forest camp

Turtle Bay Exploration Park

Play at Redding’s 300-acre museum, arboretum, sculpture park, and forest camp

Turtle Bay Exploration Park is exactly that—a mostly outdoor institution built alongside the shady Sacramento River, with creative...

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Make memories at some of California's family-favorite beaches

Sand, water, and kids—it’s a natural combination for easy family fun. This sandy dozen offers appealing, family-friendly features, such as calm water for new swimmers, tide pools for intrepid...

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