Saturday, July 20, 2019

Places to Visit in California

Welcome to California Signpost
Welcome to California Signpost

Touristattractiondestination California is the most populous state and the third largest by area in U.S. And this is not only famous for film stars and Disneyland. There is more than that, you can enjoy many things here. California is a state that offers a million interesting and amazing tourist destinations, ranging from beautiful beaches, calm deserts and majestic mountains. In addition, California is also home to a number of attractive big cities, charming cities and some of the world's best wineries. It took a very long time to be able to enjoy every detail of beauty here. And for those of you who are on vacation here as a tourist with the right time, we try to choose the 5 best places to enjoy here.
Snow White's Castle at Disneyland California

Napa Valley

Napa Valley, located an hour's drive from San Francisco. This valley is one of the world's major wine regions. Massive wine production began around the 1960s, and Napa is now home to more than 400 wineries. Napa is a popular place for romantic vacations, incredible culinary experiences, concerts and, of course, wine tasting.
The reason Napa Valley has become more popular in recent years is the number of beautiful accommodation and dining options and its location close to San Francisco. You can take a three-hour train with a total of 36 miles round trip from Downtown Napa to St. Helena and back. Or you can enjoy the view from the beautiful hills from the hot air balloon. You can also explore the nearby Sonoma Valley, another beautiful wine region also known as the birthplace of the California wine industry.

San Fransisco

San Francisco is a center for cultural and financial in the Northern California region. The city is located on a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. The city is famous for its Golden Gate bridge, Alcatraz island which is home to the famous Alcatraz prison, the largest Chinatown outside Asia, and other famous landmarks. In addition, don't miss the nearby Silicon Valley, home to the world's largest high-tech company.

Pacific Coast highway

There is no better way to explore California than to drive with a beautiful view on the Pacific Coast Highway, also called California State Route 1. This route offers incredible trips that include views of the coast full of seals and seagulls to stunning views in Big Sur, jagged sea cliffs, and other surprises. You can walk along Highway One between San Francisco and Los Angeles and stop at one of the following places: Big Sur and McWay Falls, Ragged Point, Vista Point Elephant Seal, and Hearst Castle.

National Parks

California has some of the most extraordinary national parks in the US, such as:

Located at the Mojave desert crossing and Colorado has a real geological landscape and rich cultural history.

One of the hottest places on earth located in the northern Mojave Desert, the area is called Death valley. And of course, you don't miss the Badwater Basin, the lowest point in North America that has a height of 282 feet below sea level.
 Death Valley National Park Signpost
 Death Valley National Park Signpost
  • Mojave National Nature Reserve

Located between Los Angeles and Las Vegas. This cagara has amazing Kelso Dunes.
  • Yosemite National Park

Located in the Sierra Nevada mountains. This park offers amazing climbing through waterfalls, redwood gardens, rivers, meadows and beautiful granite mountains.
  • Redwood National Park

Located on the coast of Northern California. This park is home to the tallest trees in the world.

If you plan to visit more than one National Park, you should collect your ticket and when the amount is more than $ 80, you can redeem your tickets into an annual access card that can be used in all US National Parks.

Imperial Sand Dunes

The Imperial Sand Dunes are located on the border with Arizona and Mexico, California. This area offers a very unique attraction: 45 miles of dunes. The Imperial Sand Dunes are also called Algodones Dunes which originate from ancient lake sand. Sand dunes in this area can reach heights of 300 feet or more, and can create the illusion of an endless landscape.
The dune is a popular place for off-road fans and more than one million people visit this dune every year. You can drive through the sand dunes and stop at Osborne or you can camp in this dune area. At the Imperial Sand Dunes there are several filming locations for famous Hollywood films such as Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.
 Other interesting places that are worth to visit are Salton See. A saline lake that has shrunk.

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