California is one of the most visited States in the USA. The State has some of the best man made wonders in the country. Nature has also been quite extravagant in showering its blessings on this State. If you are planning to visit this place, you should have ample number of days at your disposal because there is a lot to see and do here.
Top tourist attractions in California
Golden Gate Bridge
This Bridge is no less than a wonder. It spans for more than a mile on the San Francisco Bay. It is one of the most photographed manmade structures in the world. The red-orange color of the bridge makes it easily visible in heavy fog conditions. People can also cycle and walk on it, besides driving.
Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park is situated in the central eastern California and spans an area of 760,000 acres. Giant Sequoia groves, granite cliffs, beautiful waterfalls and varieties of flora and fauna are some of the major attractions of the park. 800 miles of trails are available for people to explore the rich landscape and wildlife of the park. You can get mesmerizing views of the Yosemite Valley from here. Yosemite Museum and the LeConte Memorial Lodge are two of the historic places that you should visit at the Yosemite National Park.
If you have kids, this attraction cannot be given a miss, come what may. Infact, a lot of adults also come to see cartoon characters of the Walt Disney movies come to life. After all adults were also kids at some point of time. Therefore, it is great opportunity to refresh their childhood memories again.Roller coasters, thrilling rides and dazzling shows can be enjoyed by both kids as well as adults. In the themed districts, one can see different cartoon characters.
It is a Giant Sequoia situated in the Sequoia National Park. The Giant forest has some of the largest trees in the world; General Sherman (275 feet) is the largest tree here. Trees in the Giant Forest are believed to be older than 2300 years.
When you are done with the touring of national parks, you may come to Venice Beach to unwind all the exhaustion you had during walking the trails. Roller skating, biking, sunbathing and swimming are some activities that you may like here, there is also a Muscle Beach here where you can see people sweating it out to get the perfect body.
Death Valley is a national park located in the Mojave Desert.It is considered as the lowest and driest place in the whole of North America. There are many historic sites located in the Death Valley. Colorful sand dunes and snow-capped mountains render a scenic view to the place. Don’t miss to visit the ruins of ghost towns.
These are only the glimpse of some of the popular sightseeing destinations in California. Make sure you have lots of time to explore California thoroughly.