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Take a Coastal Drive from Los Angeles To San Francisco

Take a Coastal Drive from Los Angeles To San Francisco

The classic 380-mile Pacific Ocean coastal drive, along scenic Highway 101, between Los Angeles and San Francisco, takes you through Carmel and Santa Barbara, and along a dramatic Big Sur coastline. You can stop along the way to see many attractions – highlights include the Monterey Bay Aquarium and William Randolph Hearst’s hilltop castle. Begin your journey with a tour around Los Angeles’ affluent Rodeo Drive to see how the movie stars live, then after a dose of glamour and glitz head for hip Venice Beach for a spot of people watching. Continue on to Santa Barbara, where you can tour the city’s spectacularly beautiful Wine Country, go for a hiking or biking tour, visit the many beautiful gardens or relax on the beach. Moving north you pass through the predominantly Danish town of Solvang, where draft horses pull an authentic Danish streetcar through the town. You may be...

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Traveling with Young Children to Disneyland

Traveling with Young Children to Disneyland

Unless you live right near Disneyland then when you organize your holiday, you know that it means you are going to have to take into account how to get there. There are two issues that you need to deal with. The first is what transportation method you’ll use and the second is how you will keep your young children amused on the way. There is no denying that traveling with children is a whole new test of your parental ingenuity. Do the scout/girl guides thing and be prepared with backups and lots of distractions. Who knows maybe by following these tried and true tips you’ll arrive triumphant at the other end…OK, maybe not triumphant but perhaps you’ll manage to keep your cool the whole way and that is something! Here are 12 things you need to carry with you and not in the trunk or luggage hold: 1. A...

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The Top Tourist Activities In California

The Top Tourist Activities In California

Imperial Beach Death Valley San Diego There are few areas in the United States, and in the world for that matter, that offer the sheer abundance and diversity in terms of tourism that can be found in the state of California. The state is home to many different attractions, both natural and man made, and tourists can find any taste for travel that they may have satisfied in this most populous state. Natural Eco-tourists have always been drawn to California due to many of the natural attractions found there. In fact, California’s natural wonders hold several records, and in order to preserve this legacy there are several National Parks set up throughout the state. Here are some of the most popular natural attractions and activities in the state. – California Redwoods. California is the home to the tallest organisms on earth, the giant redwoods. These trees can be found...

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Fun Things To Do in San Diego

Fun Things To Do in San Diego

San Diego skyline Legoland Old Time Market Visiting San Diego? Then you are in for a great vacation and adventure. San Diego is a very diverse and interesting city so you will never run out of things to do during your stay. Taste the waters of San Diego Beaches Swim or just stroll along San Diego’s 70 miles of sand and turf and you will surely appreciate the beautiful scenery and skyline. This is a good way to jumpstart your visit because San Diego’s trademark is its famous and awesome beaches. A Harbor Cruise Hop on a boat and cruise San Diego’s exquisite harbors and landscapes. Whale Encounter Go whale watching and be fascinated by San Diego’s most interesting attraction from December to May of every year as myriad whales migrate to the coasts of the city. Zoo and Safari Experience Enjoy the large collections of wildlife and animals...

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