California

The state of many personalities

From the rugged coastline of The Pacific to the lush vineyards of Napa Valley, California boasts a diverse range of landscapes, just perfect for exploring.
The land of sun, sea and miles of sandy beaches frequented by the worlds rich and famous. Visit Rodeo Drive, explore Los Angeles and Hollywood. Travel to San Francisco, hop on the tram, visit the Napa Valley wine region or the Island of Alcatraz.Visit the desert city of Palm Springs or chill out in the city of San Diego.
For Golfers there are endless championship courses.

Travel Information

Time Difference: GMT -7 hours

Currency: US Dollar


Climate Information

California experiences warm, dry summers and mild but wet winters. The warmest months are May to October with average temperatures of 25 degrees Celsius. The coolest months, between November and March, temperatures average 16 degrees. These are also the wettest months with an average of 70mm.


Disney Land

Disney Land is the original theme park, and the only one built under the auspices of Walt Disney. Situated in Anaheim, it was opened in July 1955, but changed its name to Disney Land Park when it was expanded with a second park in the 1990’s. Of course, there are all sorts of attractions to suit all ages. The second theme park is known as Disney California Adventure Park.

Yosemite National Park

This stunning National Park is definitely worth a visit for its spectacular scenery. The park covers a staggering 1,200 square miles and features the tallest waterfall in the USA and world’s largest granite monolith. Activities include camping, hiking and why not try your hand at gold panning….you never know your luck!

Universal Studios

Situated in Hollywood, Universal Studios is a film studio and theme park. You can go behind the scenes of a real working studio or visit “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter”. These are just two of the major attractions on the site. Other attractions include the Simpson Ride, a special affects show, Super Silly Fun Land and Shrek 4D.


California dreamin’

by Suzanne Asbury

If sunshine, surf, sandy beaches, seriously good fun and amazing shopping is your thing, then you will love California!

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West Coast Wonders – fly drive the USA!

by Suzanne Tooley

Where do I start? A fantastic destination to tour, visiting all that this area has to offer. When I visited with my husband, we stayed for three weeks and still didn’t get to do everything…just gives you a reason to go back! I loved every moment … from landing in crazy Las Vegas, to the […]

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The Force Is Strong at Disneyland.

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With the long awaited launch of The Force Awakens, everyone is talking Star Wars right now! You and your family and friends could celebrate the Star Wars saga in style with new and enhanced attractions, entertainment and dining at Disneyland Park California

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