Hello and welcome to Amazing Travel Adventures – California. This week’s Travel Destination Guide shares: Joshua Tree National Park. The Golden Gate Bridge. Disneyland Park and so much more. Let’s explore and discover California style!
Trees and Trees and Waterfalls – California
1. Joshua Tree National Park is where two deserts meet. It’s where the Mojave and Colorado deserts meet. Enjoy hiking throughout its rock formations. View amazing desert landscapes. Hours, maps and more can be found at www.nps.gov/jotr or click here.
2. Sequoia National Park is located in Southern California. Known worldwide for its sequoia trees. Most notably is the General Sherman. The Park is filled with: Trees. Underground caves. Rock formations and so much more. Plan your visit to Sequoia and Kings Canyon at www.nps.gov/seki or click here.
3. Horsetail Falls is an amazing adventure in Yosemite National Park. Horsetail Falls Trail is a popular location. Its a 4 mile out and back hike with views for days! At the right time, the sunlight can stream through the waterfall turning it into a breathtaking molten orange. The right time is February. Witness Mother Nature at her Best!.
Gates and Prisons and Castles – California
1. The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge that opened in 1937. The Bridge is one of the most recognized symbols of San Francisco. This World famous Suspension bridge is over 4,000 feet long. It has towers over 400 feet tall. Learn construction history. Photos. Toll prices and more at www.goldengate.org or click here.
2. Alcatraz Island is more than an Island. It is home to lighthouse. A military fort A military prison and a federal prison. Today these facilities are managed by the National Park Services. The Island is a 15 minute ferry from the City. Tickets, hours, history and more can be found at www.nps.gov/alca or click here.
3. Hearst Castle is located in San Simeon. Touring the Enchanted Hill is taking a step back in time. Wonders abound. The breathtaking architecture. The gold floor swimming pool. The ahead of its time hydraulic electricity. Visit their website www.hearstcastle.org or click here to plan your tip.
Parks and Ghosts and Landmark Signs – California
1. Disneyland Park is a theme park located in Anaheim. Disneyland parks can be found throughout the world. The first original Disneyland is in Anaheim. The Park was designed and constructed under the direction of Walt Disney. The park opened its doors in 1955. It is a magical place for young and old. Start planning your vacation package at www.disneyland.disney.go.com or click here.
2. The Winchester Mystery House is located in San Jose. The house is an amazing historical and architectural adventure. The mansion offers daily tours to explore and discover. So much beauty. So much mystery. Tickets, hours, history and more can be found at www.winchestermysteryhouse.com or click here.
3. We are not in Kansas anymore! Nine letters that not only identify a city. It has become a world famous cultural icon overlooking Hollywood. The Hollywood sign is a universal symbol of the entertainment industry. The city of Hollywood is where so many dreams trying to become reality. Hiking trails. 24 hour live webcams. History and more can be found at www.hollywoodsign.org or click here.
A Stands for Amazing Travel Adventures – California
Thank you for joining me as we discovered Amazing Travel Adventures – California. California has something for everyone. Horsetail falls, Hearst Castle and the Hollywood sign top my favorites list. Did your favorite California amazing adventure make my list? If not, please add into the comments. I love discovering new treasures.
Looking for more West Coast adventures? Check out my blog post A Stands for Amazing Travel Adventures – Oregon or click here. Discover Multnomah Falls. Discover the University of Oregon. The Goonies House and so much more. Start planning your next vacation or getaway Oregon style!
Until Next Time,
Erin at Wonder Lesch