It’s January – what better time to plan a grand adventure (or weekend road trip)? You might say summer, but we’re always excited for an eye-opening experience to kick off the year. That’s why we’re sharing 12 of California’s must-see architectural gems worth visiting in-person.
Our design team is inspired by the uniquely powerful presence of each feat, from Big Sur’s Bixby Bridge to the towering columns of our state Capitol and lavish local favorite, Hearst Castle. Many San Luis Obispo natives will be the first to tell you, Hearst Castle designer Julia Morgan was one of the first female architects.
How many of the Golden State landmarks have you and your family visited? Take a look at Visit California’s complete feature to see for yourself – then start packing.