California Entertainment Directory

Find the famous, unique and special entertainment, activities and attractions.
Including tours, tickets and special hotel packages with great prices.

what is entertainment anyway?

Southern California ... Central California ... Northern California

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Southern California
Entertainment & Attractions

Los Angeles ... San Diego

Los Angeles Regional Attractions

Entertainment, Activities & Attractions in the Los Angeles region.
Included in the region are the towns of Anaheim, Beverly Hills, Dana Point,
Hollywood, Irvine, New Port Beach, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Barbara

Catalina Island ... Disneyland (Anaheim) ... Hollywood Tours ... Knotts Berry Farm
Los Angeles Downtown Tours ... Legoland ... Shop America Tours (LA) ... Universal Studios Hollywood

List of all Activities, Attractions & Entertainment in LA Region

Best List of all hotels within 10 miles of Los Angeles


San Diego Region Attractions

Beach Biking Tour ... Boating & Yachting Tours ... San Diego Air Space Museum
Maritime Museum ... San Diego Sightseeing Tours ... Sea World ... San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo Wild Animal Park
San Diego Zoo Wild Animal Park For the homebody type, Dish Network San Diego has got you covered
to enjoy some entertainment while lounging on the couch. And a List of all
San Diego Attractions & Entertainment, Plus a list of
all hotels in San Diego

List of all San Diego Attractions & Entertainment

List of all hotels in San Diego


Irvine, California

Edward's IMAX 3-D Theater/Entertainment Center
20-theater complex with futuristic IMAX 3-D theater, restaurants,
shops and arcade. Irvine, Ca.

Wild Rivers Water Park
Over 40 attractions and water rides. Irvine, California.

San Juan Capistrano, California

Mission San Juan Capistrano
Built in 1776, one of Father Junipero Serra’s historic missions
known for the return of the swallows every March. San Juan Capistrano, Ca.

Dana Point, California

Ocean Institute

New Port Beach, California

South Coast Plaza
A world-class shopping, dining & entertainment in Costa Mesa, Ca.

Cypress, California

Los Alamitos Race Course
Quarter horse racing, wagering and dining. Cypress, California.

Santa Barbara, California __________________

Central California
entertainment, activities, attractions

San Simeon ... Monterey ... Santa Cruz

the county of

Santa Barbara


@ Simeon, California

Hearst Castle
Hearst Castle is one of the largest historic house museums in the U.S.,
with one of the most sophisticated guided tours. A magnificent
castle perched on a hilltop overlooking the Pacific
offers a glimpse of American royalty
from an era of opulence

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Monterey Fisherman's Wharf

Monterey Fisherman's, restaurants & entertainment.

recommended lodging

Portola Hotel & Spa
Overlooking the Bay and Fisherman's Wharf, and voted 'best spa in Monterey'


Cannery Row

recommended lodging

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa ..... Holiday Inn Cannery Row ..... InterContinental The Clement

17 World class Golf Courses

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Regional Attractions

Seventeen Mile Drive

Steinbeck Center

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A Bay View Vacation Rental

Seventeen Mile Drive

The lone Cypress in the photograph above is one of the most photographed scenes on this
famous drive. You'll drive past Del Monte Forest, Seal and Bird Rocks, Fanshell
Beach, Point Joe, and the drama of the restless Pacific Ocean. You'll
see black cormorants, brown pelicans, California sea otters,
harbor seals, and idle sea lions all in their natural
habitat. Past emerald green fairways of the
most famous golf course in the world,
Pebble Beach Golf Links. Do
stop and picnic along
the way.

Steinbeck Center

National Steinbeck Center
John Steinbeck's classic works ("East of Eden", "Of Mice and Men" and "The Red Pony"
are to be savored in this hands-on, interactive museum. Ride 'The Red Pony' and
marine specimens from Doc Rickett's lab in Cannery Row are kids favorites.
Treasure hunts and an "Eye Spy" games are ways to encourage learning
at the National Steinbeck Center.

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz County
Aptos, Capitola, Davenport, Santa Cruz, Watsonville

Roaring Camp
See California's towering redwood trees from two historic railroads.
Visit an 1880's logging camp in the Santa Cruz Mountains in the
tine village of Felton, six miles north of Santa Cruz.

The Giant Elephant Seals
Ana Nuevo State Reserve
World famous elephant seal sanctuary! A short drive north of Santa Cruz
(15 to 20 minutes). An opportunity to see these incredible
creatures in their natural habitat (one of the
of most magnificent and majestic sites!)
a region so special with giant
sand dunes, mountains
& Pacific Ocean.
Don't miss!

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Experience the California beach lifestyle. Great rides
at the beach, live entertainment & concerts
in Santa Cruz at the last remaining
beach boardwalk in California.
Located on a mile-long
beach. Admission


personally recommended lodging

Capitola Suites
A small charming historic village compound in the heart of Capitola by the Sea,
3 miles South of the town of Santa Cruz. Steps to outdoor cafe's, shops,
restaurants, the Capitola Wharf and beautiful Capitola Beach. A
unique setting with a European flair reasonably priced.

List of all Santa Cruz Hotels


Northern California
Attractions & Entertainment

San Francisco Bay Region

Alcatraz ... Bay Cruises ... Bike Tours ... Cable cars ... Chinatown ... Dining Tours
Dinner Bay Cruise ... Fishermans Wharf ... Segway Human Transporter ... Sightseeing Tours
Wax Museum ... Wine Tours ... Zoo

List of all attractions & entertainment San Francisco Bay Region


San Francisco Night Life
Cabarets - Comedy - Dance - Music Scene - Opera - Ballet - Symphony - Theatre



7 famous attractions + unlimited cable car rides for 7 days!


More San Francisco Sightseeing Tours
A fine resource for planning your trip to San Francisco


Hotels near Chinatown

Park Hyatt ..... Hyatt Regency

Lodging near Fishermans Wharf

Holiday Inn San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf

Located in the heart of San Francisco's famous Fisherman's Wharf. Just blocks
from world-class shopping and bustling art & theater districts. And
walking distance to attractions such as Pier 39 and ferries
to Alcatraz. Minutes from the Financial District and
Moscone Convention Center. A perfect location!
for this must see region of San Francisco!


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