10 Fun Things to do in California

Here are 10 fun things to do in California on vacation.

There are great attractions in Los Angeles, Anaheim, Venice Beach, San Francisco and San Diego.

California National Parks are beautiful and are great inexpensive vacations.

If you are a wine lover, check out Napa Valley.

Go Whale Watching or fishing in Southern California.


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Griffith Park Observatory

Griffith Park Observatory - Los Angeles

Los Angeles
There are many things to do in Los Angeles. You can visit world famous beaches, amusement parks, the J Paul Getty Center, Griffith Park, the LA Zoo, Griffith Observatory and more.


Anaheim
There are many fun things to do in Anaheim California. You can visit Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Lego Land, and more. Besides theme parks, there are beaches to sunbathe, culture to explore, and nightlife to enjoy.

Venice Beach
Venice Beach California is an explosively alive arts community located near Los Angeles. The people and their artwork are extremely expressive. Some of the people and artwork are way out there!

San Diego
San Diego has fun inexpensive things to do. You can visit the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the famous San Diego Beaches and more.

San Diego Harbor

San Diego Harbor


San Francisco
There are many fun San Francisco tourist attractions. You can visit the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, fisherman’s wharf, Pier 39, ride a cable car, visit Chinatown and more.

Cable Car San Francisco

Cable Car San Francisco

California National Parks
There are seven California National Parks. From island parks to rock climbing to giant redwoods there are a great number of fun things to see and do when you visit these natural wonders.

They are: Channel Islands National Park, Death Valley National Park, Joshua Tree National Park, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Redwood National Park and Sequoia and Kings Canyon.

Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park- Fun things to do in California


Napa Valley
Napa Valley Wine Tours are a great way to spend a fun and relaxing day with friends or family.

We all need to unwind and this is a great way to do it. No phones, no pressures, no hustle and bustle, just beautiful rolling landscapes, great wine and company to enjoy.

Wine Tasking Napa Valley

Napa Valley Wine Tasting


Newport Beach - More fun things to do in California

Whale Watching
Located near Los Angeles, Newport Beach is a great place to take a whale watching cruise. You can see many different species of whales including the giant blue whales that can grow to 80 feet or longer.

Besides whales you may get the opportunity to see several different specials of dolphins. You may even get to see large pods of dolphins that number in the thousands. Occasionally killer whales, sharks and seals are seen.

Newport Beach - Southern California Fishing
Newport Beach is also a popular place to go sport fishing. You can take a ½, ¾ or longer fishing trip on one of several boats. Departure times vary to accommodate most schedules.

There are White Sea bass, yellow-fin tuna, halibut, barracuda, yellow-tail to 40 pounds and more. You can go by yourself, or with friends and family. Either way, the crews are friendly and the days are fun.


Things to do Southern California Style
There are many exciting things to do Southern California Style on vacation. You can visit popular cities like Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco. You can go to amusement parks in Anaheim, go fishing in Newport Beach and go to the Channel Islands.

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