California has nearly endless possibilities for a vacation. If you're considering or planning a trip to the state of California, you will very likely be trying to figure out all the different things you want to do. From the amusement parks and sunny beaches of Southern California to the rugged cliffs and deserted beaches on the Northern Coast and everything in between, there is no end to all the things you can experience on a California tour, and the California map illustrates the many geographical possibilities.
Since the early days of the California Gold Rush, people have been coming to the Golden State from all parts of the country. Nowadays, California is known for being the closest thing to a perfect place, whether it be for the sunny vineyards of Napa, the charming small-towns on the Central Coast, or Southern California's miles of flawless, endless beaches.
The State of California is the most populated in the entire country, due to its immense size and its major metropolitan areas of Los Angeles and San Francisco. This is also the third largest state in terms of size, so you could spend weeks exploring the attractions on a California tour.
If you want to visit Southern California, there are a few places you should visit. Los Angeles is the second largest city in the country besides the Big Apple, so there is no lack of things to do and see in this area, and there are plenty of California resorts centered around theme parks so you can enjoy a hassle free experience, since everything is easy to find. Disneyland and SeaWorld are family friendly places to enjoy a California vacation. Neighborhoods in LA are so outstanding that many have their own reputation that overshadows that fact that they are within a larger city. Hollywood, for example, has the Walk of Fame, and is home to the big movie studios.
Beverly Hills is an exclusive community outside of Los Angeles, but when you're down here, there is no end to the cities, so you are never really sure where one city starts and the other one ends. If you're in Beverly Hills, one of the main areas here for seeing and being seen is Rodeo Drive. One of the most high priced areas in the entire world to shop, Rodeo Drive is a three block stretch of high-end shops and boutiques.
This part of the State of California has the most attractions and diverse populations, so there is no lack of excitement when you choose to take a California tour. The large theme parks in the area are home to some of the top California resorts, which are hotels and amusements wrapped into one. To the east of LA, Palm Springs is home to spas that are built on natural hot springs. You can find some of the most exclusive California resorts in the Palm Desert area if you drive east from Los Angeles.
Northern California has no lacks of sights to see, either. The city of San Francisco alone deserves at least a weekend of you California vacation to fully enjoy its beauty. Attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge, the Cable Car, Alcatraz Island, and Pier 39, set in some of the most vibrant, cultural neighborhoods, make the city of San Francisco an essential stop on your California tour. From the Bay area you can easily reach Napa Valley or the Central Coast, which has the scenic 17 Mile Drive and the picturesque Lone Cypress.
From the state parks, to the beaches, to the ski resorts, a California vacation can include any sort of fun you could possibly want. No matter what type of activity you enjoy, you can experience it in California.