A vacation to America is indeed not enough for just 1 week, because there are too many cities and destinations that you must explore while in California. So, when you have a long enough leave or just want to stop from your daily routine. We recommend that you decide California, Uncle Sam’s State to be one of your tourist destinations.
California is a state located on the west coast of the United States. This state has the largest population in the United States, and California is a state that has a diversity of ethnicities. That’s why California has the official nickname as The Golden State. California became the dominant driver of American culture as well as the nation’s economy. This country has the largest and most interesting cities in the US, namely Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco.
California has beautiful natural landscapes featuring vast central valleys, high mountains, hot deserts, and hundreds of miles of beautiful coastline. With an area of 410,000 square kilometers, this is why California is the 3rd largest state in the United States.
With the beauty that is in California, you should make this country your tourist destination. articlesSome of the tourist attractions that you should visit while in California:
1. Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge along the Golden Gate. This bridge is used to connect the city of San Francisco, California on the San Francisco peninsula and Mari County, California. The Golden Gate Bridge has a length of about 2,727 m. Like other historic buildings, the Golden Gate Bridge, is the work of Joseph Strauss. Since its completion in 1937 (for 37 years), this bridge has been crowned as the longest bridge in the world.
In accordance with the meaning of the Golden Gate Bridge which means the Golden Door. This bridge is very famous all over the world. according to Frommer’s Travel Guide, the Golden Gate Bridge is the longest suspension bridge in the world, and the most beautiful and most photographed bridge in the entire universe. American Society of Installment Engineers, this bridge is claimed to be one of the best examples in bridge engineering, both aesthetically or aesthetically or in structural design. Generally, tourists who come to this place will be drop near under the bridge near the Toll Plaza. From here, tourists can see the Golden Gate Bridge up close.
2. Golden Gate Park
Golden Gate Park offers unlimited beauty for visitors and local residents alike. This place has 1000 hectares of gardens, meadows, lakes, golf, archery, and has an internationally recognized art and science museum. The construction of the Golden Gate Park is to attract residents to develop the area.
Golden Gate Park is home to ten lakes, this is one of the most popular places for you to visit. Many activities you can do in this place. Every year the park is visited by more than 13 million visitors. No wonder because in this place you will see a lot of tourist attractions that you will get. Starting from the De Young Museum, Japanese Tea Garden gardens and conservation areas.
The manager provides various spots for you to visit. Not only that you can have a picnic under a very beautiful meadow tree, or you can walk along the beautiful Lake Stow. So don’t just visit the famous Golden Gate bridge. You must make this place one of your tourist destinations while in California.
3. Fisherman’s Wharf, Ghirardelli Square & Aquatic Park
Fisherman’s Wharf, Ghirardelli Square & Aquatic Park was once the center of development of the San Francisco fishing industry. In this place you can see fishing boats on the wharf. In addition you can enjoy the old sea adjacent to Hyde Street Pier, where this place is a place for historic ships to dock, in this place you can visit the Maritime Museum.
This place has many attractions that can be visited by tourists, including the Aquarium of The Bay, street magic shows, The Rocket Ship, restaurants, souvenir shops, and various amusement rides for children. For those of you who intend to visit Fisherman’s Wharf, Ghirardelli Square & Aquatic Park, it is recommended to come at night because this place is good to enjoy for a walk at night.
4. Natural Bridges
When you plan to visit Natural Bridges, don’t forget to wear comfortable sports shoes. Because you have to walk quite a distance to reach the natural, cave-like bridge over Coyote Creek. There’s not just one bridge, there’s more than one bridge or cave at the end of the path hiking these, and all of them have an indistinguishable beauty. If you want to explore further to the end of the cave, you will need to prepare a bathing suit because you will have to dive into the river. But you don’t have to worry about the river in Natural Bridges doesn’t have a depth that can drown your body.
5. Yosemite National Park
Located in northern California, this national park doesn’t just attract international tourists. However, domestic tourists from various other states in the United States also visit this place. When you arrive at this place, be prepared to be amazed at the various natural splendors created in this park.
You can see the giant rocks of El Capitan, the beautiful valley of Yosemita Valley formed by glacier thousands of years ago, and the Yosemite Falls waterfall which reaches a height of 435 meters.
6. Napa Valley
Are you a person who likes wine? Well Napa Valley is one of the places that you should visit when you are in California. The Napa Valley is the Napa valley on the coast of California that produces fine wines. Napa Velly has been identified as the producer wine largest for consumers worldwide. This place is suitable for cultivating a variety of wine variants, one of which is the Cabernet Sauvignon which is recognized as the king of red wine in the Napa Valley.
Explore the vineyards on a bike and make time to stop by one of these wineries just to enjoy wine tasting. When tiredness hits, don’t worry in Napa Valley you can enjoy a relaxing massage relaxing at one of the many spas here. If you want to enjoy an unforgettable, memorable experience you must take trip by hot air balloon to see the view of the valley from a height.
7. Pismo Beach
It feels like a vacation in California isn’t complete if you haven’t spent time on the beach. Of the many beaches along the west coast of America, it is a bit difficult to find a deserted beach because the west coast of America is like deserted from visitors.
Pismo Beach is located south of Paso Robles, this area not only presents a number of beautiful small beaches, but at Pismo Beach there are parks, nature conservation, and wineries which is no less beautiful than the Napa Valley. If you want to stay at Pismo Beach, don’t worry about accommodation because there are many inns from hotels to luxury resorts that all offer sea views.
8. San Diego
San Diego is a coastal city in Southern California located in the southwest corner of the mainland United States. Not only Pismo Beach, California has a variety of beach choices. If you claim to be a beach lover, San Diego must be on your vacation list while in California.
Not only a variety of beautiful beaches that you can visit, this city on the Mexican border also has the main zoo in America, namely the San Diego Zoo in Balboa Park. And no less popular is San Diego Sea World which not only has complete marine animals, but there are many exciting rides that you can try.
9. Lake Tahoe
This large lake which is located half in California and half in Nevada is an ideal tourist destination that is worth visiting in various seasons. Many activities you can do in this place, such as swimming, sailing in a kayak or just sunbathing while enjoying the clear lake water, biking or hiking become a popular activity that you can do in the summer. Meanwhile, when you visit this place in winter, Lake Tahoe is usually filled with ski lovers, sliding, and sleigh riding.
In this area, referred to as Tahoe, there are a number of skiing and recreation areas open in the summer. This lake is the second deepest lake in the United States. Although most of Lake Tahoe’s circle is a highway within close enough distance that the shores of the lake can be clearly seen. The Lake Tahoe Basin was formed by a geological fault line about 2 to 3 million years ago.
10. Knott’s Berry Farm
Knott’s Berry Farm is one of the oldest amusement parks located in Buena Park, California, United States. This amusement park is famous for having classic and interesting rides to try. The rides offered at Knott’s Berry Farm are 40 rides that can test your adrenaline. Among them are roller coasters, water playground, and several other rides. Like other playgrounds Knott’s Berry Farm has a slogan “American theme park”.
11. Santa Catalina
Santa Catalina Island, is a very beautiful small island. To get to this place you are required to use a ship ferries. On this island, you will not see private cars passing by. Vehicles that are allowed on this island, only bicycles, taxis, and golf cart this policy was taken because the island of Santa Catalina is small. Because the island is small, day trip enough to explore this island. Activities that you can do on this island such as swimming, sunbathing, fishing, or even diving. If you intend to spend the night on this island, camping become one of the popular choices on the island.
12. Death Valley
We recommend that you visit this place in winter or spring, as you won’t have to bother battling the heat while exploring this beauty in Death Valley. When you are in this place, you will feel that you are in the middle of a vast and infinite expanse of sand. When you plan to come to this place, we recommend that you take a tour to see the remains of the dead city, which will make your hair stand on end.
We recommend it when you make California your vacation destination. You better prepare travel bags and Backpack practical, to load all the necessities while you are in California to make it easier for you to move between destinations.