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City break in California. Active leisure ideas for California - attractions, recreation and nightlife

St Patricks Seminary California is ready to offer an extensive range of leisure activities to fans of active recreation and unusual entertainment. There are natural and scenic areas for hikers and modern amusement parks; tourists can easily find sports complexes, shopping malls and nightclubs in every city.
San Francisco, Los Angeles and Ontario were always associated with luxury hotels, many of which resemble entertainment and business centers. In total, California has more than 4,500 hotels … Open
Disneyland remains the center of attraction for children and adults from all over the world. This park was opened in 1955, since then it was constantly changing and updated to surprise visitors with new rides. Since the opening of large-scale amusement park, it was visited by over 500 million people; every day the number of guests is increasing rapidly.
A kind of entertainment center is Universal Studios Hollywood. At the moment it is a large-scale amusement park with a variety of pavilions and attractions associated with filmmaking. Park guests can look on the set, learn a lot about their favorite movies, explore the make-up and take a picture with their favorite characters. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
California is often called the Golden State due a gold rush and because of the sunny climate inherent to these places. California is popular among travelers and it is very simple to explain … Open
Those preferring to spend time outdoors would be impressed by Balboa Park located in San Diego. It is considered the most beautiful and charming park in the country. The park is situated close to the downtown and has very calm and quiet atmosphere. It is a true oasis of harmony in concrete jungle; the well-kept park features a rich collection of interesting plants. Talking about natural landmarks, we should definitely mention the mysterious Death Valley, Yosemite National Park and Sequoia National Park.
Walt Disney Concert Hall In warmer months, California welcomes fans of beach vacations; coastal cities are ready to offer their guests all the facilities for a comfortable stay. Santa Barbara and Monterey, Malibu and Santa Monica, San Diego and Orange County are known for their charming beaches, water sports centers and incredibly amazing coastal restaurants. In winter, the most attractive areas of the state are the mountainous regions of the Sierra Nevada, where more than 15 attractive ski resorts are situated. The most famous areas are Heavenly, Kirkwood and Sierra; both experienced skiers and beginners would like them.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in California and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around California
♥   National Park 'Kings Canyon' , 77.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Recreation Area 'East Whitlock' , 97.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Mirror Lake' , 108.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   City Park 'Tamarack' , 111.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Yosemite National Park' , 121.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near California
♥   Amusement park 'Wild Water & Wheels' Peterborough, 14.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Blackbeard’s Family Entertainment Center' Fresno, 27.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Boomers' Fresno, 33.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Rotary Storyland & Playland' Fresno, 36.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Kiwanis Kiddieland' Merced, 111.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around California
♥   Water park 'Islands Water Park' Fresno, 42.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around California from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Stairs Half Dome

From the series “Furious Footways Around the World That Make You Dizzy”
Half-Dome staircase will be an excellent way to experience strength for both ordinary tourists and those who have not been a rookie for a long time. The construction, which runs along the slope of a granite rock, can be called a ladder in the usual sense of the word only remotely. Uneven steps were cut in the rock, many of which were partially destroyed and covered with cracks. The railing at the staircase is replaced by two thin metal ropes - the only support during a difficult climb. … Read further

Long Valley Caldera

From the series “Sleeping Super-Volcanoes Capable of Destroying Whole Regions”
Many researchers claim that nuclear tests in Nevada state have increased the seismic activity of the region. In the second part of the 20th century near the super volcano, in 150 kilometres, was done a series of all-powerful nuclear bursts. Recent years the researchers inspected an extremal upheaval, there were registered constant shocks of earthquake. … Read further
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City break ideas for neighbours of California

Guide to your best city break in California - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in California - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in California?' disappears immediately.
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