Tourist Attractions

California is one of America's biggest tourist destinations. It may be popular for its glitzy resorts and famous sightings, but visitng polished and pamphlet-ready surface is more than it can do. California is a paradise all year long, with the weather for all, from sun lovers to snow bunnies. Here is a quick California travel guide on top places worth visiting:

1. Golden Gate Bridge

This iconic landmark stretches over San Francisco Bay for more than a mile and is one of the most photographed bridges in the world. The bridge's renowned red-orange hue was selected to help keep the bridge clear in the dense fog that always wraps across the bridge. You will witness the glory of this bridge.

2. Yosemite National Park

Situated within the Yosemite National Park in Central East California's Sierra Nevada Mountains, Tunnel View is a sight that offers a fantastic view of El Capital, Bridalveil Falls, Half Dome and the beautiful Yosemite Valley. The Tunnel View draws between 5,000 and 7,000 tourists every day in the tourism season and is very popular with visitors.

3. Disneyland

Disneyland is an internationally renowned fun park in Anaheim, where movies and characters from Walt Disney come to life in a magical and creative Kingdom. Disneyland promises fun for the entire family with exciting attractions, bright performances and vibrant districts full of restaurants and stores.

4. Death Valley National Park

Up above Black Mountains, a terrace with a magnificent view of Death Valley is located Dante's View. The Badwater Basin, as well as in North America's hottest and driest regions, is the birthplace of this unusual valley. Temperatures once reached 134 degrees F (57 °C) in the Death Valley Furnace Creek.

5. Big Sur

It is one of the world's most scenic drive roads some 90 miles on the Central Coast of California. This breathtaking coastline is known as the Big Sur, which extends from Carmel to the foothills of the mountains of Santa Lucia.

6. Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is one of the largest lakes in the world, created about 2 million years ago after the Ice Age. The lake is near the California-Nevada boundary. This iconic tourist destination, set in breathtaking mountains, offers thrilling year round festivals and events.

Snowskiing, snowmobile racing, snow tubing and snowshoeing in one of the ski resorts are the major sports in the winter.

7. Redwood National Park

Visitors will enjoy a wide variety of enjoyable outdoor experiences in this huge park of forests, waterways and miles of breathtaking coastline. The numerous visitor centres deliver a number of fascinating exhibitions, guided excursions and natural programmes.

8. Sea World San Diego

SeaWorld, which is located in sunny San Diego, has theme of marine mammals, audacious trips and live performances. Visitors will learn more about the world's oceans and animals such as fish, killing walruses and Polar bears through shows and displays.

9. Venice Beach

Venice is the most famous beach of Los Angeles. One of the highlights is the sandy beach, which is 3 miles away. Ocean Front Walk is filled with street performers and people doing something: climbing, mountain biking, fishing, sunbathing, and enjoying. Surely its among one of the best things to do in California.

10. General Sherman

General Sherman is a giant sequoia in California's sequoia giant forest. Most of the biggest trees in the world lies in the Giant Forest trees. Really, five of the world's ten greatest trees are found in this forest as measured by height.

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