Thinking of Visiting California? Here Are Some Ideas to Get You Started

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Last Updated on July 21, 2020 by Dani

The great state of California has a lot to offer and it can provide you with a memorable vacation you’ll be talking about for years to come. If you’ve been tossing around the idea of going to Cali with friends or loved ones, book that trip. With this little guide, you’ll be on the fast track to a fun-filled vacation in no time. So pack your bags, grab your keys, and postpone the mail, you’re headed to the Golden State. venice beach

Entertainment to the Rescue

After you’ve gone through the preliminaries of packing (hopefully not at the last minute) and choosing accommodations while you’re away, you should think about entertainment. What will you do with your time on vacation? You and anyone accompanying you will want to do stuff while visiting California and if your partner is an adult, maybe a trip to the casinos in San Diego might be in the cards. These locations have a number of different amenities to choose from, including spa treatments, various cuisine options, and of course gaming galore. So if you want to have a good night out trying your luck, a trip to the casino can scratch that itch.  


Make it EPIC!

No one wants to go on vacation and have nothing good to recall from the trip, right? This is why you’ll have to try and make it great. A vacation is only going to be as good as you make it, so why not aim to make it EPIC? Take pictures, visit exciting locations, eat great local cuisine, and bask in the atmosphere. Depending on the company you keep, you can visit a karaoke bar, a comedy club, or a theme park to let loose and ride a coaster or two. Or take a trip to Pinks and get yourself an iconic hot dog. The general idea is to enjoy your vacation to the best of your ability, so you can have a story to tell once you get back.


Beach Day, You Bet

Yes, a beach day does promote relaxation, but it doesn’t have to be all about laying on it and hopefully getting a tan and not a burn. California has a lovely coast, which is packed with beaches for you to visit and surf. What? Surfing? If you’re not accustomed to the idea of catching a wave and hanging ten, then you should warm up to it because it’s a fun way to enjoy a day at the beach. Plus, people of all ages can get in on the fun. You don’t have to be a pro to do it either, as trying to balance yourself on the board and getting grabbing your first wave is exhilarating and entertaining. hermosa beach surfer sculpture

What Else is There?

If you’re not already convinced that a California vacation is a good way to spend a few days of your life, here are a few other reasons to really sway your judgment. All across the Golden State, there are magnificent views to see and photograph. For the budding or pro photographer, California has a plethora of landmarks for you to capture. For example, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Hollywood sign, a Sequoia tree in the forest, a pristine lake, or gorgeous mountain ranges. Yeah, a few of the choices might be cliche, but hey might as well get a picture if you happen to be going by anyway. There’s a lot of fun things to do and exciting places to visit in California, just do your research and plan accordingly. Be sure to check any and all of your boxes, so you can have a monumental vacation with splendid memories to boot. 

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