Google releases Street Views of more than 200 California destinations

Google continues to expand Street View, releasing virtual tours of more than 200 new locations in California.

The company announced that users can explore wineries, beaches and redwood forests with Street View, including Quintessa Winery, Silver Strand State Beach and Big Basin Redwoods State Park.

"What better place to venture this summer than sunny California?" Street View program manager Deanna Yick said in a blog post announcing the new Street View locations, which will give people "a peek of what awaits you along Route 101."

Google also noted that the new imagery "is especially close to our hearts" because of the company's headquarters in Mountain View.

"We hope it inspires you to take a trip out and explore the West Coast," Yick said.

Just last week, Google announced that it had released its first vertical Street View, of the climb up El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.

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