From beautiful beaches, gorgeous landscapes and famous shopping boulevards, California is a place that isn’t short of attractions. Whether you are people watching at the numerous five-star restaurants or basking in the sun on the beach, there is plenty of things to do for everyone in California.
Apart from Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive, Los Angeles has a lot to offer. Venice Beach attracts more than 150,000 people a day and known around the world and recognized by the World Surfing Reserve as a place where surfers experience great quality waves.
Near the beach, you can also experience Hollywood Boulevard, where you can join the crowds on the Walk of Fame and maybe spot a celebrity. When it comes to shopping, The Grove is the place to be. World-renowned for the number of brand name shops on the streets and the dancing fountains.
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With more than five miles of beaches, parks and year-round sunshine, Long Beach is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts. Locates in close proximity to Los Angeles, Long Beach is a seaside city that attracts families and couples all around the world to its thriving arts scene and diverse range of attractions.
The Shoreline Village, for example, has a beautiful and lively waterfront boardwalk where you can rent a bicycle and cycle along the oceanfront. Long Beach also has vibrant flea markets, boutique shopping and trendy furniture stores that make it a popular destination for shopping.
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San Diego offers more than 70 miles of sandy white beaches with breathtaking views of the ocean and boardwalks with open access to the beach. In the heart of Balboa Park, you can also stroll around through the beautiful gardens and botanical displays including Japanese Friendship Garden, Australian Garden, Rose Garden and Desert Garden. In addition to these attractions, San Diego Zoo is a great family-friendly destination where you can see pandas, as it’s one of the only zoos in the world that houses them.
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Iconic attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz make San Francisco a destination that attracts visitors time and time again. San Francisco has plenty of sights for returning and new visitors alike, including the Fisherman’s Wharf, a popular shopping destination in addition to Pier 39.
Union Square is another great place for shopping, as well as Chinatown or Little Italy if you want to do some people-watching. From eclectic boutique hotels to high-end spa retreats, there is something that suits every type of traveler.
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Widely known as the capital of Silicon Valley, San Jose is also home to IBM and has become somewhat of a melting pot of new and innovative ideas. An attractive destination for business and leisure travelers, you can stay at the Rosewood CordeValle Resort, one of the top luxury hotels in the city.
Situated at the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, the hotel is a private sanctuary that is surrounded by acres of vineyards and countryside golf course and a luxury spa facility all overlooking the natural landscapes.
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