California, also known as the Golden State, is famous for its metropolitan cities, world class attractions, beautiful beaches, exotic nightlife and breathtaking natural beauty. California is also the state that is popularly known to be the home to Hollywood. The industry might be centered in Los Angeles, but its energy can be felt all over the state. To make things even more exciting, California ensures that the presence of dramatic coastlines and beautiful wild redwood forests offers visitors with endless exploration opportunities and a never ending stream of entertainment. The varied landscape also makes it ideal for all sorts of activities such as skiing, backpacking, camping, golfing, swimming, wind surfing, boating, fishing and mountain biking.
Don’t visit the state expecting to cover everything that it has to offer. That’s just impossible unless you plan to spend a couple of months here. To get the best of what California has to offer, concentrate your itineraries around one or two regions that you like the most, hire a car and get lost in the maze of cities and towns that make up this beautiful state. Don’t forget to add exciting add ons like exploring the granite cathedrals at the Yosemite National Park, checking out the surf and the sand at the Orange Beach and hiking along the Sierras. The cultural heritage and natural beauty are the main USPs of the state.
California is as famous for its level of sophistication as it is for its unparalleled style. It boasts of having a beautiful culture and a maze of historical sites. It has its own cuisines and distinctive tastes. To make things better, it also ranks at the very top of the wine regions in the country. Explore California by basing yourself in one of the major cities like San Francisco, San Diego or Los Angeles and try to reach out to the countryside, state parks and coastal regions. Renting your own car is a must if you plan to venture off to some of the “off the beaten path” attractions.
Some of the main highlights of any California trip include its beautiful beaches, the hiking opportunities offered by the Sequoia National Park and the Yosemite National Park, the wineries in the Napa region, major cities like San Francisco, San Diego and Los Angeles and the amazing outdoor sporting adventures that the state has to offer. Don’t forget to check out the make-believe world of Hollywood, a place where imaginations become reality.
Remember, every state in the United States has its own “wow” factor, but California is something magical in itself. Everything about the state is unique, exciting, amazing and exhilarating.