This California map shows the state's major roads and highways as well as its counties and cities,
including Sacramento, California's capital city, and Los Angeles, its most populous city.
While California's coastal cities are popular tourist destinations, the state also features natural attractions
such as Yosemite National Park and Muir Woods National Monument.
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California's primary Interstate Highways connect its major cities and
facilitate travel between California and its neighbors.
- From its southern terminus at the Mexican border, I-5 runs northward
through California to the Oregon border, passing through San Diego,
Los Angeles, and Sacramento.
- From its western terminus in San Diego, I-8 runs eastward, leaving
the state at the Arizona border.
- From its western terminus in Los Angeles, I-10 runs eastward, leaving
the state at the Arizona border.
- From its southern terminus in San Diego, I-15 runs northward, leaving
the state at the Nevada border.
- I-40 enters California at the Arizona border, running westward and
connecting to I-15 near Barstow.
- In northern California, I-80 enters the state at the Nevada border,
near Reno, continuing westward though Sacramento and Oakland to San
California's auxiliary Interstate Highways, identified by 3-digit numbers,
serve urban areas of the state.
- I-110, I-210, I-215, and I-405, I-605, and I-710 serve the greater Los Angeles area.
I-110, I-605, and I-710 all traverse cities southeast of Los Angeles in a northerly direction from their termini near the Pacific coast.
I-210 traverses suburban cities just south of the San Gabriel Mountains, between its western terminus at I-5 and its eastern terminus at I-15.
I-215 traverses outlying areas east of I-15 between Cajon Canyon in the north and Murrieta in the south.
I-405 parallels I-5 through the coastal areas of Los Angeles and Orange counties.
- I-280, I-580, I-680, and I-880 serve the San Francisco Bay Area.
Starting in San Francisco, I-280 runs southward through San Mateo and Santa Clara counties to San Jose.
I-580 runs between Marin County near San Rafael and I-5 in the San Joaquin valley.
I-680 traverses Contra Costa and Alameda counties, running between I-80 at Fairfield and the city of San Jose.
Starting in Oakland, I-880 runs southeast through Alameda and Santa Clara counties.
- I-505 serves the greater Sacramento area.
From I-5 northwest of Sacramento, I-505 runs southward to connect with I-80 near Vacaville.
- I-805 serves the San Diego area.
Running from I-5 near the Mexican border and rejoining I-5 in the Sorrento Valley, I-805 bypasses downtown San Diego.
For more information about California's roads and transportation infrastructure, visit the
California Department of Transportation website.
For a list of scenic roads in California, visit this America's Byways: California page.
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