The length of California means that the state has a great deal of coastline and a close relationship with its neighbours to the south. The state is famous for having elected Arnold Schwarzenegger governor in 2003. This unusual attitude, coupled with the huge amount of attractions, make California hotels a great place to stay during your lastminute.com trip.
Places to see
During your stay you’ll have plenty of day trips available to you. It might even be difficult to choose from the likes of Disneyland, Universal Studios, Sea World San Diego and Legoland. To make it simpler it’s probably best to think about the specific area of this great state that you want to visit. Los Angeles is an obvious destination with great appeal. The city has some fantastic attractions, particularly around Hollywood. There are tours to take of celebrity houses, various studios and famous film sets. You can shop with the stars, or even live like them with some of the A-list wellness treatments and experiences available.
The state capital Sacramento has a host of things to do too. If you’re looking to learn about Californian food then take a local route food tour here, where you will be walked through some of the best places to eat in the state. Once you’ve filled yourself up, why not explore the American River bicycle trail, where you’ll be able to take in plenty of the breathtaking views in the Californian outdoors? California is well renowned in America for its wine, and while you travel the state you might want to visit one of the Wine Trail’s many vineyards, or even sample their wares. Alternatively, you could visit San Diego for some family friendly fun. Here you can peruse the Zoo that’s a proven hit with kids, walk the docks and see the various boats, or even seek out one of the particularly impressive Mexican restaurants.
Wildlife and environment
The coast here has no shortage of places to surf or people to teach you, and anyone from a novice to a seasoned professional will be happy with the Californian waves. Pick a lesson at the right level for you and take to the waves.
If you like to spot the local wildlife then you won’t be disappointed in California. There are a huge range of animals to see from bald eagles in the North to whale spotting on one of the many tours available along the coast.
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