Hear hauntingly compelling accounts of what it was like to live and work on Alcatraz.
Wedged between Marin County and Napa along the famed Pacific Coast Highway, is the magical coastal nook of Sonoma.
This flamboyant rock'n'roll hotel is right in the thick of the San Fran action.
Traversing cliff hugging towns, ancient forests and lost coasts, here are the 38 stops you shouldn't miss along California's iconic Pacific coast.
This is a twisting, buckling, sometimes hair-raising route that skirts vertiginous cliffs and sweeps through verdant farmland.
It's not every day you draw a royal as a tour guide.
Knife fights, Shanghaied sailors and beatnik carousers; San Francisco's tumultuous history is on display in two distinct walking tours.
With amazing panoramas across the bay, from Alcatraz to the iconic Golden Gate, what's not to love? Save your legs from those hills and catch cable cars across to Chinatown, past its pastel-coloured Victorian rooflines, to the birthplace of hippie, the Haight. Grab a coat and watch the ethereal nightly fog roll in from a cosy bar, or experience the biggest food truck event in California; Off The Grid.