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How to Spend Your First Summer as a Californian

Written by Posted On Wednesday, 28 June 2017 22:27

Time in beautiful and sunny Southern California can be the experience of a lifetime. It doesn't matter if you're a young single individual who is straight out of college. It doesn't matter if you're a senior citizen. It doesn't matter if you're parenting a growing family. A summer in Southern California can be a rewarding, thrilling and fascinating journey. It's no surprise that Southern California is among the United States' most popular and beloved relocation destinations. If you want to make the most out of your summer months in your new home in the Golden State, then there are so many things you can do.

Explore the excitement of Hollywood.

Southern California is a hub for the international movie industry. If you're a cinema buff, then you won't want to miss out on all of the attractions the region has to offer you. You can head to Burbank to take in-depth tours of world-renowned film studios. People who like to be in on "behind the scenes" fun won't want to miss out on these. You can also head to renowned tourist attractions such as Grauman's Chinese Theatre and the famed Hollywood sign. You can even take tours of some of the most impressive and dazzling celebrity residences around. If you want to soak up the glory of the legendary film world, there's simply no better place than Southern California.

Take advantage of stunning beaches.

Southern California isn't only a hub for film and television enthusiasts. That's because it's also a haven for beach lovers. People frequently flock to Southern California to soak up the sun. It's a wonderful place for people who love outdoor activities of all kinds. It's also a great place for folks who adore sunbathing, swimming and walks on scenic beaches galore. Notable beaches located in Southern California include El Matador State Beach, Laguna Beach, La Jolla Cove, Newport Beach, Hermosa Beach and Coronado. If you like the idea of visiting a beach that's great for bustling action and people-watching in general, you should be sure to pay a visit to Venice Beach. SoCal is a lovely place for people who love blue skies, clear waters and soft pale sands.

Spend time at theme parks.

Southern California is a lot like Florida in that it's a terrific spot for people who are fans of theme parks. Families that want to revel in the excitement of amusement parks should definitely opt for classic Southern California summer fun. If you have small children, affording Disneyland admission for the entire family can seem like an impossible task. However, if you’re willing to put in a little effort, there are places where you can find discounts on Disneyland tickets. The Internet is home to many helpful resources that can make securing discounted amusement park tickets a piece of cake. Other beloved theme parks that are located in Southern California are Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, Six Flags Magic Mountain Valencia and SeaWorld San Diego in San Diego. If you're planning on spending any time in "America's Finest City," you should plan a trip to the legendary San Diego Zoo. People of all ages can enjoy the sight of all the different rare and exotic animals. If you want to wow your children with monkeys, elephants and tigers, then nothing can on earth top a trip to this massive zoo.

Give yourself plenty of time.

Don't rush your summer in Southern California in any way. It's a large place that has plenty of things to see and do. Try to enjoy as long a "staycation" as possible. You don't want to risk feeling shortchanged. The more fun you have in this beautiful area, the better. Southern California offers everything from natural beauty to big city thrills and beyond.

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Carol Evenson

Carol is a home renovation specialist with a background in organization and sales. She assists realtors with business management and growth.


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