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California is Fun in The Sunshine

Updated on March 12, 2011

Fun in the sunshine is what California is all about. It's a state that is bathed in the Pacific Ocean, and while it may have been the last to incorporate into the union, it quickly became the first in terms of travel and entertainment. It shines bright with such a huge number of stars, that Hollywood had to open its gates. And what gates they are! Their knack for construction led to the building of the famed Golden Gate Bridge. Walt Disney was impressed enough to build his wonderful Disneyland there. You can easily travel up the coastline and down, and find car rentals at any airport location. There are museums to see, theme parks, beautiful national parks, and dreams to make come true, all in California.

Los Angeles Beams With Excitement - 'LA' as many call it, or 'City of Angels', is loaded with entertainment. The first thing to grab a visitors attention are the Hollywood stars. They will usually want to see the ever popular walk of fame. Here you can see all the hand-prints and footprints of movie stars. The Kodak Theater is there, where they hold the famous Oscar celebrations. If you get lucky, you may end up sharing a fitting room with somebody famous while you shop on Rodeo Drive, located in the neighborhood of Beverly Hills. From Mulholland Drive you're just a step away from the Hollywood sign which has long been a symbol for all seeking fame and fortune. You can enjoy all this excitement just mentioned, without spending a penny.

There are literally hundreds of things to do in Los Angeles. Some of the tourist attractions include the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Little Tokyo, Historical Monument, Los Angeles Central Library,  El Pueblo de Los Angeles, Griffith Park, North Hollywood Universal Studios, etc. 

The Bridge From California into San Francisco - If you really want to get the most from your trip to California, then get down to the Ocean and find the beloved Golden Gate Bridge that goes over to San Francisco. It's a thing of beauty and quite breathtaking to stand back and gaze at it from afar. You can take bike tours across the bridge along the well known 'Bay Trail'. It takes you past many interesting points, then across the long bridge for an estimated 1.7 miles. Your San Francisco trip wouldn't be complete if you didn't visit Alcatraz. It is loaded with history with the prison and the museum still attracting visitors from all over. Alcatraz was used as a maximum security prison from 1934 until 1963, when it was closed due to security issues and high costs. You can even take a helicopter ride out there. Everything you see about California just makes you tingle all over!

Just outside of LA is Anaheim. This is where you'll find the beloved Disneyland. You can relive your childhood dreams there, with memories of Micky Mouse and Minnie. It cost around $76 for adults to enter, and about $68 for kids that are over nine years old. This included transportation from the hotel, which I believe is worth it. One particular dream spot to visit is the Palisades. This is a small residential area sitting just off the Sunset Boulevard, and a stone's throw away from the ever impressive 3-mile cliffs which hold back the Pacific Ocean.

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