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Hiking Down South In California

Hiking Down South In California

Torrey Pines Joshua Tree Death Valley California has a lot to offer in the way of beaches, entertainment and such. Many people fail to realize there are tremendous hiking opportunities, particularly in the south. When discussing hiking in California, it is important to get a caveat out of the way. You can go hiking on any of the beaches and walk for days. It is a good time since you can people watch and there are also plenty of places to stop for food and grog. That being said, I am not going to include beaches in this list of hiking trails. If you want to hike them, you already know where they are. The trails in Torrey Pines State Reserve make for good day hikes. Although very close to the ocean, they are located about 300 feet up on a bluff overlooking the north end of La Jolla....

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Enjoying the Outdoors In California

Enjoying the Outdoors In California

California is an excellent visitors destination since it extends along the majority of the Pacific coastline of the United States. There are a number of national parks and outdoor activities to keep travelers occupied with in California. There is the Sequoia National Parks, the High Sierras, the beauty of Lake Tahoe and the big cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles among others. In southern California there is no shortage of wonderful beach options if you prefer to spend your vacation relaxing on the beach. The fifth largest city in California is Long Beach and it is one of the busiest seaports in the entire world. With many attractions to decide from, Long Beach has become a premier seaside resort for travelers. For those who like to shop on their vacations there is the Queen’s Market Place which is designed to look like an open English Village. For the...

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Things To Enjoy In San Francisco

Things To Enjoy In San Francisco

San Francisco offers a wide variety of attractions for the locals, visitors and tourists. The possibility of things to do in the city seems to be endless. However, the “Top Things to do” in San Francisco involves visits at the waterfront, around town, and on the city’s ocean and bay fronts. One spectacular sight at the Waterfront of San Francisco is the “Golden Gate Bridge” the most photographed sight in the world. It stretches 4,200 feet with a towering height compared to a 65 story building. A walk at the bridge is one of the most enjoyable things to do. Another popular sight of San Francisco’s Waterfront is the Alcatraz, a former prison for the notorious criminals. The interesting part to do at this place is the self-walking guided tour through the aid of headphones that narrates the whole story of about Alcatraz. Half a dozen blocks along the...

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Free Fall with a Skydive Lesson in California

Free Fall with a Skydive Lesson in California

A Skydiving lesson in California is a great way to begin the sport. Skydiving is a very popular extreme sport it today’s society. The rush of jumping out of a plane and slowly floating to the earth in a peaceful surrounding is an urge many people cannot ignore. Skydiving lessons in California aren’t difficult to locate. CalAdventures offers assistance with finding a skydiving lesson in California as well as other extreme sports like backpacking, dirt bike and ATV racing and riding, bungee jumping, and cave exploration. One company offering skydiving lessons in California directly is Adrenaline Air Skydiving of Santa Rosa. All of their instructors are fully licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration and the United States Parachute Association. In addition to traditional skydiving lessons, they also offer tandem jumps, also known as jumping with a partner for people who are new to the sport, a full service training...

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