California is one of those destinations that everyone should visit at least once in their life. If you haven’t been already, or you're thinking of returning, there is definitely a right way and a wrong way to do so, and it’s worth knowing how you can ensure you are doing it the right way. In this post, we are going to take a look at some of the things you will want to bear in mind to help ensure that you see California the right way. With these in mind, that is going to be a lot easier to do.
Visit the Major Nearby Sights
There are of course so many major places that you are going to want to check out when you are in that neck of the woods. First of all, you have the possibility of going over to some of the outliers that are easy to get to. That would include the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas, both of which you can easily fly to from San Francisco - itself definitely worth a visit. If you are already traveling quite a long way, it’s definitely worth being able to go out to these places if you can.
One great thing about California is that it has plenty of amazing places to eat, and this is the kind of thing that you are going to discover very quickly the moment you arrive. No matter what kind of cuisine you might be keen on or how you like it cooked, it’s bound to be the case that you will find plenty to choose between here, and some of the best places to eat in California are those kind of hidden away treats that are just amazing to come across. So it’s worth thinking about what you are going to do in this regard too.
Drive The Coast
This is one of the first things that a Californian native might recommend to you, and with good reason, as it is going to allow you to see plenty of the most interesting places in the state while also giving you a way to get around easily. Driving the coast is the kind of thing that you are going to want to do slowly and easily, and you will be able to take your whole trip this way if you want to. It’s definitely a great way to see the state and all its splendors.
Pick the Right Accommodation
When you are looking at accommodation in California, remember that you have some of the world’s best hotels to choose between. But if you are looking at somewhat less of a budget than that, you can also easily find plenty of AirBnb-type places as well, so there are a lot of options out there for budgets of all kinds. Just make sure that you find somewhere fairly central and you are going to be able to stay there easily enough. That should help you out a lot in being able to enjoy your trip.
*Post contributed by Amy Bleeker, a peer travel writer and foodie.*