At just over 1,000 miles long, California has an overwhelming number of cities to choose from. Luckily, with California having some of the largest cities in the US, you can stay as long as you want and not run out of things to do. Whether the lights of LA are calling your name or you’re looking for the slower pace of life in Ventura, you’ll have your pick of great California cities on a visit. If you want to get the most out of your experience, picking a city or two and really exploring their quirks is the best way to go. Here are some of our favorite cities.