California The Golden State

California Flag Symbol

California, or otherwise known as the Golden State, is one of the most beautiful states in America, and perfect for any family to vacation to or even live in. California is known for its warm climate, and many tourists attractions and land marks. There are many cities in California that are very well known because of the importance that they bring to people. California includes things such as the very well known Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, beautiful beaches such as Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, and Cornado Beach. California is a great place for you and your family to enjoy and visit!

Malibu Lagoon State Beach in California

Beaches in California

One reason that California is one of the nicest places to visit in the United States in its beautiful beaches. One of these beaches include Malibu Lagoon State Beach (shown above). This beach is located where Malibu Creek meets the Pacific Ocean. On the east side of Malibu Creek Bridge is the famous Malibu Pier, which allows for great saltwater fishing. Another beautiful beach is Santa Monica Beach and Pier in Santa Monica, California. This beach is just west of Los Angeles, and draws in millions of tourists each year, thanks to its iconic pier, fantastic beach, and stunning sunsets. The pier, as well as its famous rollercoaster that sits on the pier is a must after a long day of bathing in the Sun. An lastly, another stunning beach in California is the must see Venice beach. It is not only known for its surf and sunshine, but also it is complete with a 3-ring urban circus, philosophizing artists, and the Ocean Front Walk that includes many stores, fast-food spots, flea market and artist.

View of Hollywood Sign in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles is a destination unlike any other: it’s the entertainment capital of the world, offering 75 miles of sunny coastline, a flourishing Downtown, lifestyle playgrounds for the rich and famous, acclaimed restaurants, trend-setting art and fashion scenes, and internationally flavored neighborhoods. With so much to see and do, it can be overwhelming. Fortunately, Los Angeles provides numerous ways to explore the city, whether it’s driving on iconic streets and scenic drives, riding the Metro Rail, or pedaling along hundreds of miles of bike paths. The best way to begin exploring LA is to learn about its vibrant regions — each one a destination in itself, filled with memorable experiences and unique attractions.

Reasons to Visit California

There are many reasons why you should visit California. The warm weather in Cali is one hundred percent free, and great for all to enjoy! This meaning if you live in a are where it is cold either seasonal or all year round this may be the place for you to come and visit. If you do decide to visit California, you should definitely take a trip to see the Hollywood sign. Many people have seen the Hollywood sign on television, magazines, etc. but nothing can beat the view of the Hollywood sign in real life. Also California has many national parks such as Yosemite National Park, and Sequoia National

Food in California

California is known for different types of food. California is known for one type of food more than the others, and that is sourdough bread. In San Francisco, CA the Boudin Bakery has been making sourdough bread using the same yeast since the California gold rush of 1849. Some restaurants in California include the well known In and Out Burger.

Staples Center in LA

Staples Center in Cali

Many sports teams have succeed in Cali, and some of these teams have come from the Staple Center in LA. The Los Angeles Lakers, and The Los Angeles Clippers both play in the center. There are also many events that go on in the Staple Center, such as concerts, plays etc. This is a great place for entertainment


Alcatraz Island accepts many tourist

Alcatraz History was designed to help introduce you to the rich history of Alcatraz during the penitentiary years and many of the convicts who called “the Rock” home. From the 1934 until 1963, Alcatraz was America's premier maximum-security prison, the final stop for the nation's most incorrigible prisoners. Today, Alcatraz is a place of contradictions, with a grim past and an enduring future as one of San Francisco's most prominent landmarks and tourist attractions.

View of San Francisco

When a person thinks of San Francisco, a giant International Orange-colored bridge, a park spanning more than 1,000 acres or a city where contemporary art and culture collide often come to mind. While these mainstays never lose their luster, the reasons to visit San Francisco are even more numerous. Where most visitors go while here might surprise you. This includes places like Alcatraz Island, and also the Golden Gate Bridge

View of Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States. At a surface elevation of 6,225 ft, it straddles the border between California and Nevada, west of Carson City. Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America.

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