One place that should be on every traveler’s bucket list is California. This state is a truly beautiful place, that has so many amazing things to see and do. Stretching from the Mexican border north for nearly 900 miles, California is a big state. Home to amazing forests in the north and beautiful sandy beaches in the south, this is one place that every traveler has to see.
In case you’re planning a trip to the golden state, I thought that I would share all the things that you have to do while you’re there. Take note of this ideas, and you can ensure that you have the best time in California.

Los Angeles

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Los Angeles, or LA as it’s more commonly known, is one of California’s most famous cities. Home to Hollywood and the world’s film industry, LA is one city that you have to see while in California. Situated in the south of the state, this iconic city has so much to see and do that no matter how long you’re there for, you’ll never fit it all in.
From the world-famous Hollywood sign to Venice Beach, LA is home to some fantastic places. Being the home of the world’s movie industry, this engaging city also has various film studios to explore. This includes Paramount Pictures and Warner Brothers, two of the world’s largest film companies. (If you want to see either of these studios while you’re in LA, I recommend booking in advance.)

Coastal areas

California might be home to some of the world’s most famous cities and attractions, but it’s also a state with some fantastic coastal areas. I don’t mean beaches like Venice beach in LA, although this is a must-see, I mean areas that are a little less well known.
Aside from being truly beautiful, seaside towns, like Pescadero and Monterey, have a lot to see and do. They have untouched beaches to explore, beautiful countryside, and plenty of fantastic restaurants. The seafood is one of the best things about California’s coastal areas. The food on offer in these restaurants in Monterey, is wonderful – there are so many dishes to choose from. While you’re in California, it’s coastal region is definitely worth a visit.

Yosemite National Park

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Nestled between California’s Sierra Nevada mountains, Yosemite National Park is famed for it’s waterfalls. However, there is also a lot more to this natural space, including unique rock formations, adventure, and lots of wildlife.
If you’re a keen photographer or a wildlife lover, Yosemite National Park is somewhere that you have to visit. The best thing about this massive park – it spans over 3000 km, is that there are plenty of places to stay. So if you fancy spending a bit of time exploring, you can opt to camp or stay in an authentic wooden lodge here.
California is a big place, and so there are plenty of other things to see and do on your visit. These ideas, however, are just a few of the best ones to get you started.