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AT A GLANCE
From actors and musicians to everyday people, California is a Mecca for inspiration and glamour. It’s the ultimate escape to a luxurious paradise and is quite accommodating to those on a budget. Most Californians proclaim that the west coast is the best coast and they may be right. California aka The Golden State is the third largest in the United States and is filled with fun and excitement throughout for locals and vacationers alike. There are over 50 counties to choose from while traveling around and all of them have their own special qualities that make them unique and loveable. This beachfront state is quite the charmer.
California has a plethora of amazing cultures from around the world that are pleasantly integrated into arts, music, foods, and the everyday lifestyle. Although most consider the daily mood and vibe to be relaxed and carefree, it’s a place that’s accepting to all and makes everyone feel lively and comfortable. Infused with a fun mix of art, fashion, food, and lifestyle it’s very common for people to permanently relocate here after just one visit.
California cuisine is known to put its own delicious spin on food and make it amazing…especially fast food. What’s cool is that a lot of fast food is still considered healthy and is cooked with the best fresh organic ingredients. It’s also filled with folks who prefer to drink their meals and love indulging in fresh fruit and veggie smoothies while on the go. You’ll find a lot of places that serve the most amazing, colorful and energy packed juices that help promote a healthier lifestyle. With so many food options from across the globe ranging from tacos to Ethiopian, you will surely find something that will make your taste buds scream for more. And hey, you may want to take the plunge and try something you’ve never had before, like an unknown cuisine from a country you’ve never heard of. It’s always a bonus to discover something new while away from home and step out of your comfort zone.
CLIMATE & ACTIVITIES
California also has a variety of yearly festivals ranging from the common art festivals to pretty eccentric ones. Some include the Chocolate Festival in February, Pride festival in July, and the Butter & Eggs festival in April alongside staples such as the Christmas and New Year Eve parades. It’s a great way to spend the holidays and a lot of vacationers love staying at a resort and celebrating Christmas and New Years with their loved ones. If you’re from a place with harsh winters, it’s a sweet escape from the snow and frigid cold weather, although Northern Cali can get quite cold at times. It’s always a good idea once you’ve chosen your CA destination city to then decide what time of year you would like to visit, and then see what hotel and resort deals are offered during that time. With so much to do and see, there will be plenty of events packed into your agenda.
NOT TO MISS
California is filled with great cities to visit but by far the leaders of the pack are San Francisco and Los Angeles.
San Francisco is located in the northern part of California and a year-round tourist hub with attractions such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Japantown, World Champion Series SF Giant’s games, and Alcatraz- just to name a few. San Francisco also has close connections to wine country and other cool attractions in nearby cities that will make you want to twist and shout. There are so many wonderful hotels to select from and this city is super pet friendly and will show your animals much love with accommodations for them as well. It can get chilly at times because the city is located in the Bay area so make sure you bring clothing that will keep you warm and toasty, especially at night. For more information about San Francisco check out the city guide and get some great ideas on how to spend your along with the best hotel suggestions.
Los Angeles is located in "SoCal", southern California, and is a notoriously popular city amongst everyone in the world because of Hollywood. It’s considered the place to go if you want to become a celebrity…any type of celebrity. Besides stardom, people love indulging by shopping, taking city tours, and exploring the fabulous nightlife that this city has to offer. There’s also an array of museums, historic sites, and natural reservations that are ideal for hiking and such. LA has plenty of great cheap hotels making it the perfect place to visit and have a great time throughout the year. Who knows, you may even get discovered while on vacation and become a superstar. Another cool part about LA is that it’s where Disneyland is located, making it the ideal destination city for a family vacation. For more tips and suggestions of ways to spend your time in Los Angeles take a peek at the city guide.
Now that you have an idea about California and its overall culture, cuisine, and lifestyle, it’s time to take a trip and experience what makes it so special. Whether you are taking an exciting trip for a girl’s weekend, bachelor party, or family vacation, there is plenty to see and do from NoCal to SoCal and all of the cities in between.
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