Some People Don’t Know Northern California Was The First To Do These 12 Things

When you think about Northern Californians you might think of Mediterranean weather, healthy eating, gorgeous sandy beaches, or sky-high Redwood forests – and you’d be right. But we’re not just a pretty face. We’re dang smart, too.

We hate to brag, but we’re going to.

By the time you’re done looking over our list below, you’re going to discover you probably own or have eaten some of the very items created and invented here in Northern California.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Admit it. You’re impressed.

We could go on and on and on about all the things to come from this golden part of our state. But, hey, we have a lot of class. So, we’re going to let you share below all the things YOU know got their start here.

Stay classy, Northern California!