40 Fun Things to Do in California

California is a huge state with tons of things to do and see. With so many options, it's hard to decide where to start

We traveled the state, from the sunny beaches of San Diego to the Northern Red Wood forest to bring you the best places to see in California 

This desert state park is one of the best places to visit in Southern California. The desert landscape is just one small part of the appeal. This park is home to giant metal sculptures of dragons, scorpions, bugs, and dinosaurs.

The Metal Sculptures at Anza Borrego

The Santa Monica Pier has rides, games, and restaurants. The views from atop the Ferris Wheel are stunning!

Santa Monica Pier

The infamous island prison is now a national park. Visitors can learn of the prison's sordid history and get a glimpse of what life was like for inmates

Visit Alcatraz

Death valley is an amazing place to view iconic desert landscapes. Although home to the lowest point in the US,, the park is filled with hills, rocks, and mountains.

Death Valley

California is home to the largest living creature on the planet: The General Sherman tree. Visit him in the Valley of the Giants at Sequoia National Park

Valley of the Giants