1 in 8 Americans are Californians, which sadly means that 7 in 8 Americans don’t have access to both the United States' highest peak (in the contiguous 48) and lowest valley (in all 50, baby!) -- not to mention Zankou Chicken, and the right to claim Pacifico as their own, thanks to the intrepid surfers who discovered it down in Mexico back in the ‘70s. Now that beer’s teamed up with Thrillist to celebrate the most soul-elevating stuff California has to offer, from fresh fried fish skin chips to actually using your all-terrain vehicle to go all terrain.
Check out our picks below, and then share your pictures and videos as you drink, chow, hike, surf, or laze your way through California on StateOfPacifico.com. Get ready, because you’re going to have more fun than Huell Howser watching a dog eating an avocado.