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Destination of the Month - California

Are you prepared for an American adventure filled with spectacular cliff-lined beaches, foggy forests, dramatic roads, awe-inspiring national parks, and hearty cuisine? Find out all of the amazing reasons why California should be on your bucket list for your next unforgettable holiday.
The beautiful woodland, rivers, and coastline of Redwood National Park are waiting to be discovered, as well as the ancient sequoia trees, truly mesmerising vistas, and granite cliffs of Yosemite National Park. Hike or camp in the surroundings of Sequoia National Park or perhaps uncover a variety of unusual rocks at Joshua Tree National Park.
Wander along the powdery sands of Santa Monica Pier and stop for a pint of local beer or hop on thrilling funfair rides. Take to the waves along Malibu’s coastline to surf, rest on the shores of San Diego’s best beaches, and marvel at the swaying palms of Los Angeles’ remarkable waterfronts.
Day or night, a stroll across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge cannot go a miss; this viewpoint offers city vistas like no other. Spot the names of your favourite movie stars and celebrities along the star-studded Hollywood Walk of Fame or take a boat trip to reach the famed island and prison – Alcatraz. Visit crab stands and hand-pick unique gifts along Fisherman’s Wharf or hike to the top to reach the world-renowned landmark - the Hollywood Sign.
The enchanting world of Disneyland Park awaits you with its eight themed lands, rides, shows, and costumed characters; a day perfect for the whole family! Experience a truly memorable day out at the movie-themed Universal Studios Hollywood or spot koalas, apes, giraffes, and so many more fascinating animals with time spent at San Diego Zoo.
With an endless list of things to do and see, it’s time to start planning your once-in-a-lifetime trip to California…

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