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Things to do in California

Dreaming you say! Enjoy California, the diversity and lifestyles, the sun and beaches, the Hispanic heritage and the friendly people. Do not forget the vineyards and the wines!

Places to visit in California

There are many things to do in California that will make your holiday dream happen. The Golden State will offer you anything you need for a perfect vacation! From Legoland, Laguna Beach, Alcatraz, Chinese theatre and many more. There are some more thrilling things to do in California, such as visiting Hearst Castle and Orange County! As United States’ most populated state, California is located in the western region of the country and shares borders with surrounding states Oregon, Nevada, and Arizona. With a total area encompassing approximately 163,700 square miles and 423,970 square kilometers, California is a great place to tour if you want to experience the true taste of American culture and leisure. There are many places to visit in California. Firstly, the fantasy amusement park of Disneyland is a great place to take your spouse and children and have an unforgettable time touring the Cindrella Castle or the many parades of famous Disney characters. The Disneyland Park has nine different lands spread out throughout the amusement park. Some of these include Frontierland, Adventureland, Fantasyland, New Orleans Square, and more. Another place you can visit is the Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles, California. Packed with famous movie rides and an atmosphere of entertainment and excitement, the Universal Studios Hollywood is officially marketed as the ‘The Entertainment Capital of LA.’ The amusement park is bustling with new and interactive attractions; one of the most recent ones is the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, which contains a mix of a roller coaster, a 3D dark ride, two live shows, and one gift shop, making it one of the top places to visit in California. Other popular attractions include Jurassic Park: The Ride, Revenge of the Mummy, and Transformers: The Ride. These destinations are great for entertainment; but, if you want to explore the feel of California, be sure to visit the Golden Gate Bridge. This is a suspension bridge that stretches 3 miles between Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay. In popular culture, you would recognize the bridge from the famous American family sitcom, ‘Full House’. The bridge is extremely popular for tourists, along with bicyclists and pedestrians. There is also a bus service across the bridge; if you want to explore the bridge via the bus, be sure to use Golden Gate Transit and the San Francisco Muni. If you want to explore what California has to offer in terms of wildlife, you can visit the San Diego Zoo located in San Diego’s Balboa Park. It houses more than 3,700 animal species. What makes the San Diego Zoo so remarkable is that it is one of the biggest zoological associations in the world, with a membership exceeding 250,000 household members. Not to mention, the zoo is one of the few places where the giant panda is bred and taken care of.

California tourist attractions

Grab your map and plan a California road trip cause there is no better way experiencing all its natural beauty changing gradually from San Francisco to San Jose as civilization fades and the beach coast left behind, you enter Park field into open spaces like never before as trees get larger and the sun cooler you find yourself again in a tropical luxury through the Orange County followed by Los Angeles and San Diego where all the rewarding fun is. And you can either end a journey or pick up the adventure in you further and travel back up north through the magnificent Joshua Tree and the mysterious Death Valley and many other wild and wilder destinations like the Devil’s Postpile and the Punch Bowl and many other mind blowing strange natural formations. Then easing your eyes with a grand finale at the Rainbow Falls or the Mono Lake. California is a wanderer’s wonder. California is a state comprising of genuine American culture and hubs of entertainment and leisure. In addition to Disneyland Park, Universal Studios Hollywood, and San Diego Zoo, there are many California tourist attractions where you can have an unforgettable time with your friends and family members. There are many things to do in California to enjoy your perfect summer holiday. First and foremost, the exquisite Balboa Park is a one of the greatest wonders of California. Tourist attractions include the cultural park that is replete with natural vegetations, walking paths, gardens, open space areas, along with a plethora of restaurants, gift shops, and recreational facilities. Built in 1868, the Park’s foundations echo decades’ worth of history for both locals and tourists. Due to the vast open spaces, multiple projects have led to the construction of buildings, including a women’s shelter and an orphanage, and later followed by the development of an animal pond. The Balboa Park is a one-stop place for enjoying recreational activities, nature, and museums. In terms of recreational facilities, the park boasts of a tennis club, a gold complex, hiking trails, and a fully fledged gymnasium. If you ever decide to visit San Diego, be sure to visit Balboa Park for a well-rounded adventure. Another place you need to add to your things to do in California is visiting the Yosemite National Park. The park, which is spread between counties Mariposa, Tuolumne, and Madera and located near the Sierra Nevada mountains, is visited by approximately 3.8 million every year. Yosemite National Park has many things to do, along with special programs and activities all year round. In addition to activities such as ice skating, tennis, camping, biking, rock climbing, and fishing, the Park also organizes evening and ranger and nature programs, weddings, reunions, and other social gatherings. The park is an excellent place to visit with your family and friends if you are interested in exploring the beauty of nature as well as partake in adrenaline pumping and thrill-seeking adventures. If you want to visit someplace a lot more educational, you can always stop by the USS Midway Museum, where you have the opportunity to explore the many exhibits of the U.S. Navy. You can partake in many museum tours around aircrafts, flight simulators, cockpits, sick bay, and many more. In addition, you can also visit the engine room and gain knowledge about the technical aspects about what it takes to operate a U.S. Navy aircraft and what tactics are employed during combat missions. There are also separate activities for children and families including interactive exhibits and short films.

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