California is one of the most beautiful, exciting and interesting states to visit in the entire country. Here are 4 of the best places to visit when touring California.
1. San Francisco
San Francisco is located in the northern part of California, situated on the tip of San Francisco Bay. It is one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in the world. The iconic Golden Gate Bridge is definitely one of the most popular attractions. Tourists can walk, bike or drive over the world-famous suspension bridge to enjoy the stunning view. Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf and the infamous prison located on nearby Alcatraz Island are also very popular places to visit. San Francisco is also renowned for its many great restaurants.
2. Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park is located in central eastern California in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It is renowned for its Giant Sequoia groves, impressive granite cliffs, gorgeous waterfalls and diverse plant and animal life. There are over 800 miles worth of trails for hikers to enjoy, and plenty of scenic routes to enjoy by car for watching wildlife and enjoying beautiful landscapes. One of the major attractions is Glacier Point, which features stunning views of Yosemite Valley.
3. Los Angeles
Los Angeles is in southern California and is the second-largest city in the U.S. The city offers a wide variety of beaches and attractions. Best known for Hollywood, some of the best amusement parks in the world are here as well, including Universal Studios Hollywood and Disneyland. There are many beautiful beaches here and nearby interesting beach towns like Malibu and Venice Beach to visit. Beverly Hills is known for its many Hollywood stars and has numerous tours of celebrity homes available to enjoy, along with incredible shopping. Los Angeles is also well known for its diverse cultures and fine restaurants.
4. San Diego
San Diego is also located in Southern California and is one of the most popular California cities to visit. It features great family attractions, perfect weather and incredible beaches. Balboa Park and the San Diego zoo are among the most popular attractions in Sand Diego. There are also the outstanding family attractions of Birch Aquarium and Sea World for the entire family to enjoy. The San Diego are also features an impressive coastlines, with many miles of incredible beaches which include the trendy La Jolla beach neighborhood.
There is so much to see and do in the beautiful and diverse state of California. This list should get you started on things to see and do while visiting this beautiful state.