California dreaming

Welcome to the Golden State: find awesome things to do, get a guided tour courtesy of our California correspondent and win a dream trip of your own

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Bold and beautiful California is the place to dream big. Awe-inspiring landscapes, unrivalled cuisine, beautiful beaches, outdoor adventures and more. So what are you waiting for? Dream big and start planning your trip with the help of our guide to America's Pacific coast

Tales from our correspondent

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Georgia Alford is on the road after winning our competition

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It's time for Redwoods and exploring the Santa Cruz boardwalk

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Road trip! Day three kicks off with a drive along the Big Sur

California: dream big

Your holiday starts with Air New Zealand

Your holiday starts with Air New Zealand

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