it be the stark beauty of the high desert, the harmonious sounds of Pacific
Ocean waves crashing on the beach, the majestic peaks of the High
Sierras, the depths of Death Valley, the pristine lakes, rivers, streams,
or the peacefulness of the Redwoods, California offers it all.
Some popular destinations in California include...
San Francisco Bay Area
The San Francisco Bay Area
is among the most popular tourist destinations in the world, attracting visitors
from every continent. San Francisco alone plays host to millions of visitors
every year; and tourism is the city's single biggest industry.
Los Angeles Area
Los Angeles is the second
largest city in the United States, with an estimated population of just under
4 million. Known as the "Entertainment Capital" of the world,
LA attractions include Disneyland, Universal Studios, the Magic Mountain water
and thrill rides, museums, concerts and theaters, professional sports teams,
a lively downtown and wonderful beaches.
San Diego Area
San Diego is the second largest city in California. Known for it's near-idyllic
climate, 70 miles of pristine beaches and dazzling array of world-class family
attractions, including the world famous San Diego Zoo and Sea World. San
Diego offers a wide variety of things to see and do, appealing to guests
from around the world.
Redwood forests, rocky bluffs, secluded coves, and wildlife areas characterize
this rugged part of the state. California's North
Coast Region includes much more than ocean, trees and beaches. Enjoy the
historical sites, lush forests, museums, professional sports and attractions
ranging from theme parks to small zoos.
The Mojave Desert area of California is filled
with a rich variety of wildlife, amazing natural wonders, and fascinating historical
sights. Youll find sand dunes and deeply eroded cliffs, rugged mountains,
golden poppies and spiny cacti, creeping tortoises and soaring eagles.
Located in the Sierra Nevada mountains, Lake Tahoe's beautiful, sapphire-blue
waters straddle the California-Nevada state line. Millions of people come to
the Lake Tahoe Region every
year to ski and snowboard at its world class ski resorts.
Orange County is home to such
attractions as Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm Theme Park, as well as, sandy
beaches for swimming and surfing, harbors for sailing and pleasure boating,
and extensive acreage devoted to parks and open space for golf, tennis, hiking,
kayaking, cycling, and other outdoor recreation.
The Napa Valley is a paradise for lovers
of the vine with winery tours and tastings aplenty all through the Valley. Napa
Valley is conveniently located near major wineries, fine dining, hot air ballooning,
golfing, hiking and natural wonders.
Sonoma region features valleys
of world-famous vineyards, forests of soaring redwoods, perfect pastoral landscapes
and the captivating Pacific Coast blending in beautifully with acclaimed lodgings,
exceptional cuisine and deluxe spas that dot the coast.
Located in southeastern California, Riverside
County stretches from Orange County to the Colorado River, which forms the
border with Arizona.
The Monterey Peninsula has been called the
greatest meeting of land, sea and sky and is recognized as an ideal vacation
and business destination. Carmel is nestled
between the world famous Pebble Beach golf course to the north and the spectacular
Big Sur coast to the South.