Things to do in California

Welcome to the Golden Coast

California is the most populous state of the United States with about 40 million residents.

Its diverse nature landscapes and its several big cities will let you admired and you will enjoy one of the best travel of your life, we assure you. There are lot of things to do in California but because of the very huge distances, the best way to explore California is by renting a car for your on-the-road trip with Xplore. Take a look of our United States rental solution and start your self-drive car tour dreaming California. We are sure that you don’t want to miss a single mile of the mighty Route 66!

The weather ranges from tropical to polar but there is no a better season to come here. It depends from what kind of tourist you are. If you are an active and sportive ones and you can’t wait to come here to surf on the best Gold Coast beaches, you must go in California in Summer. Beaches as Malibu, San Diego, Huntington Beach, Santa Cruz (the list could be even longer!) are already waiting for you. Ride the waves is one of the top things to do in California.

California national parks are the paradise for nature lovers. The well-known parks here are: Sequoia National Park, famous for its giant sequoia trees and for the largest one in the world, the General Sherman Tree; Yosemite whose view from Glacier Points on Yosemite Valley is absolutely breathtaking; Joshua Tree National Park so-called for the wild trees growing here. The park is located between two different desert ecosystems with their wild unique flora and fauna: the Mojave and the Colorado deserts.

If you are an urban explorer plan a very detailed tour to the big California cities because there is a lot to see here. Let’s start to discover the most important Californian cities starting from the North to the South: Sacramento is the capital city and is the one of the most historical site of the country; don’t miss the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco; let’s visit San Josè for a walk through the most important city of the Silicon Valley and head South to Los Angeles and San Diego. Let’s choose your best destination and book one of our best of California self-drive tour.

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