Visit California

27 March 2018

California for families

Although you’ve most likely heard of Disney World Florida, many people are unaware of Disneyland Resort, Anaheim. The resort, which consists of the original Disneyland Park and the Disney California Adventure Park, has themed lands with related rides, shows and attractions. Families should make sure to take in Cars Land. Recreating the animated film series, there are food outlets with a nod to Route 66, fabulous adrenalin-filled rides and even dancing tractors!

If you prefer something on a slightly smaller scale, there are plenty of other attractions:

California for foodies

As one of the world’s most productive agricultural regions, California has a true mix of food and drink to suit every foodie. Take in a local craft brewery, dine on a rooftop or with a waterfront vista or visit a classy food hall. There are many opportunities across this food haven.

Food events are held throughout the year. Here are a few you may want to put in your holiday calendar:

TIP: Try El Farolito in San Francisco for one of the best burritos in the Mission District!

Luxury California

Sometimes it’s nice just to splash out and there are plenty of amazing places to visit and stay across California if you are looking for something extra special.

Outdoor California

With its spectacular parks and astounding views, California has so many amazing sights to explore. There are over 280 state parks, ranging from lush forests to expansive deserts as well as ski and snowboarding opportunities in the Sierra peaks and a floating skate ramp over Lake Tahoe.

California is home to nine national parks including Yosemite and Redwood. Yosemite is famous for its plunging waterfalls and massive granite faces and at over 1,100 square miles there are plenty of places to explore. California is also home to the largest national park outside of Alaska; Death Valley, with an astounding 3.3 million acres of sand dunes, salt flats and canyons. Perfect if you have a sense of adventure!

You may not know that California is also famous for its whale watching opportunities. Here are just a few of the top spots to catch a glimpse of these amazing creatures:

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