All that glitters is… The Golden State. If you’re looking to relax and unwind somewhere special this year, California should be at the top of your list. Awash with sights to see and adventures to be had, this sunny state is home to some of the most inspiring vacation destinations in the U.S. Uncover the best kept secrets of California’s natural world with a scenic hike around the mesmeric sapphire waters of Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada, or head to the world-famous Yosemite National Park, fringed by towering mountains and cascading waterfalls. It just so happens to be the perfect place for a picturesque picnic. Moreover, if you relish in being a culture vulture when vacationing, the Bay Area in San Francisco is the ideal place to wine, dine, and wile away the hours at the theater, opera, or ballet. This collection encapsulates California’s kaleidoscope of precious gems, and all of them are just waiting to be discovered by you.