Here Are 22 Of The Most Charming Small Towns In All Of California

There’s something irresistible about California’s small towns and, from Coronado to Tiburon, the Golden State has no shortage of enchanting places to explore. We’ve divided this list up by region to present some of our favorites. Enjoy.


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:


With so many magical small towns throughout California, it’s impossible to name them all. Which towns would you add to this list? We’d love to hear your thoughts!