5 Cities in California You Didn’t Know You Needed to Visit

5 Cities in California You Didn't Know You Needed to Visit

5 Cities in California You Didn’t Know You Needed to Visit

Visitors will find Roseville tucked into the base of the Sierra Nevada foothills — just a short drive from Sacramento. Originally founded by miners who headed west as part of the legendary gold rush, Roseville has since developed into a diverse and independent city.

A visit to the Magic Circle Theatre is a must for any visitor and live music can be found at the popular ‘Music in the Park’ where locals bring a picnic and enjoy the outdoors. Spend a day at the Farmers Market & Swap Meet or hit the road — incredible vineyards and famous Lake Tahoe aren’t far away. Roseville has something for everyone and hotels to suite every need and budget!


More than just the State Capital, Sacramento is steeped in history and has an impressive list of landmarks and attractions that are worth checking out including Tower Bridge, Sutter’s Fort, over 30 miles of bike paths, and Southside Park.

From May until July each year join the locals as they take in free music at the Cesar Chavez Plaza. As part of the Second Saturday program, art walks, outdoor events, and dining and drink specials are featured in the downtown core bi-weekly.

Loads of unique accommodation options make it easy for you to find the perfect fit in Sacramento.


Torrance is just a short 10-mile drive from LAX, but it couldn’t feel any more different than the big city with its 90,000+ trees lining their streets, 30 city parks, and a beautiful stretch of beach. Considered to be one of the safest communities in the LA, Torrance is a great place for families and visitors alike.Enjoy the Farmers Market in Wilson Park every Tuesday and

Enjoy the Farmers Market in Wilson Park every Tuesday and Saturday, watch a local game of roller hockey, or take a quick drive to all the other attractions California has to offer. Finally, guests can shop to their hearts content at Del Amo Fashion Center — the fifth largest mall in the United States (so you now it’s gotta be big)!


Isolated from the rest of the state for much of it’s history, Ventura developed to the beat of its own drum. Visitors can expect a slower pace of life here and hundreds of artists have made this city home making it hard to go anywhere without experiencing art on display.

The calendar here is filled with music, theatre, dance, exhibitions, festivals, craft shows and more. After dark, there is a wide variety of nightclubs, coffee houses, bars, and restaurants to choose from. Accommodations are mix of boutique and chain so finding the right place to lay your head is easy.

Universal City

Universal City is located in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles and home to the famous Universal Studios. This is a great choice for film fanatics who was to see a little piece of behind-the-scenes. The first of its kind, make sure you take a tour to see the set of just a few of their famous TV shows and movies.

This area offers seemingly limitless options for entertainment, dining, nightspots, and experiences. Find the right hotel and then get out and enjoy everything that Universal City has to offer.

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