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Travel to California with United Airlines from over 200 airports within the United States and an additional 100 airports internationally. Fly to California year-round for some of the best beaches in the country. These cities combine beachside fun with plenty of other offerings. For top service and a great inflight experience, book your flights to California with United today.

California’s top attractions

California is one of the most diverse states in the U.S., drawing families, solo adventurers and anyone looking for a well-earned break. Start planning your California trip with these ideas:

Adventure in Los Angeles

Visit Los Angeles (LAX) and explore the popular neighborhoods of Hollywood, Venice Beach and Santa Monica. Hike through Griffith Park to spot the famous sign or visit in winter for the Tournament of Roses in Pasadena.

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Explore San Francisco

See the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island and famous Victorian architecture in San Francisco (SFO). Tour its many diverse neighborhoods by bike or trolley.

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Discover Orange County

Take the kids to the family-friendly destinations of Orange County (SNA) like Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm. With nearly 40 miles of coastline, Orange County is an ideal destination for sun seekers.

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Experience San Jose

Visit San Jose (SJC) and enjoy the area’s Latin influence. In May, the city holds the biggest Cinco de Mayo celebration in the Bay Area.

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Journey to Sacramento

Fly to Sacramento (SMF) in summer for the California State Fair, a celebration with local food, attractions and live entertainment more than 150 years in the making.

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Fly to Santa Barbara

Relax on the beaches of Santa Barbara (SBA), which face south instead of west, perfect for taking in sunrise and sunset. Paddleboard in the bay, visit Stearns Wharf or stroll along East and West Beaches.

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Adventure to San Diego

Explore over 70 miles of coastline in San Diego (SAN). Another iconic attraction is the San Diego Zoo, one of the most renowned zoos in the world, particularly famous for its giant pandas.

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Travel to Monterey

Enjoy the traditional beaches of Monterey (MRY), suitable for surfing, fishing and swimming. If you’re looking for an adventure, hike along the cliffs or look for the rocky tide pools along the water.

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*Prices have been available for round trips within the last 48 hours and may not be currently available. Fares listed may be Basic Economy, which is our most restrictive fare option and subject to additional restrictions. Additional baggage charges and fees for other optional service may apply. Other terms and conditions may apply.