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Here's What to Know About Tourism in Wake of the California Wildfires

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#CALove

Visit California, together with leaders from California’s travel industry, are encouraging anyone who can provide support to affected communities to check out their new landing page for recovery

“We are immensely thankful for the heroism of our first responders, and for everyone – across California and around the world – who has shown support for the state during this difficult time,” said Visit California President & CEO Caroline Beteta. “The Golden State’s unwavering spirit has been tested but not broken, in large thanks to the outpouring of California love.”

Those looking to show their support for California are being asked to use the hashtag, #CALove.

FIRE UPDATE

The Woolsey and Hill fires in Los Angeles and Ventura counties are fully contained. In Northern California, the Camp Fire in Butte County is 70 percent contained and is not threatening population centers.

For the latest information on wildfires in the state, click here. Visit California is connecting travelers with the latest fire information through VisitCalifornia.com travel alerts and the WestCoastTravelFacts.org website.

AIR QUALITY

Air quality across the state is improving. Visit AirNow.org to see updated air quality maps, or the CDC’s tips for protecting yourself from wildfire smoke.

TRAVEL INFRASTRUCTURE & ROAD CLOSURES

California’s gateway airports remain open, and flights across the state are operating normally. Major highways and travel corridors throughout the state are unaffected. For the latest road closure updates, check Caltrans.

SAFETY

California is a vast state. Most regions, including the city of Los Angeles, remain untouched and open for business. 

 

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