Whether you’re a fan of pop culture or a sucker for natural sceneries, California has it all. You see, the sunny state has more than just beaches as tourist destinations. All kinds of tourists will find places they’ll fancy when they travel to this part of the United States.
Los Angeles is said to be the capital of pop culture. Other names for the city include “City of Angels” and “Tinsel Town” which I’m sure you’ve encountered some time in your life. Hollywood fanatics and people who have tremendous appreciation for fine arts will fall in love with California because of this city alone. But if you want to escape the concrete jungle of LA, you can always head out to city attractions like the Will Rogers State Historic Park and the Malibu Lagoon State Beach.
San Diego is the perfect destination in California for families with kids. The city is a modern metropolis with kids’ attractions like SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo, and Legoland. History buffs will also find the city interesting too. The city’s Old Town, where Spaniards established a settlement in 1769, is now a state park.
Gaslamp Quarter is also an interesting neighborhood to visit while in San Diego. Now a contemporary recreational area, it used to be the bawdy Stingaree from the late 1800s up until the 1900s. There are numerous historical landmarks in this part of San Diego, dating back to when it was still Stingaree and had all these bordellos, gambling halls, and saloons.
Channel Islands National Park
Remotely located northwest of Los Angeles is the perfect getaway for travelers who can’t get enough of nature. The five island national park is home to more than 2,000 plant and animal species. On land, you can take on hiking as an active pursuit. In the surrounding waters, you can go fishing, kayaking, scuba diving, and snorkeling.
Without a doubt, California is a destination that caters to the tastes of all kinds of travelers. And so, everyone should travel to this sunny state.