29 August 2016 08:41
As you may know, California is filled with places to see and even if you are from Southern California, you might be missing out on what Northern California has to offer. This is a list of the top ten places to plan a trip in Northern California. We also included some of the great places to check out when you go there. In no particular order, here they are:
- San Francisco
They have so many things to offer you that you might want to consider spending a few days there. Some of the cool places include Chinatown, where you can get a special tour, catch a Giants baseball game, and the New Crystal Aquarium. There are many more attractions in this area and fun for your entire family. Check it out today!
- Santa Cruz
They are known for their legendary boardwalk. You and your family can enjoy rides, junk food, and the view. Not only can you spend your day on the boardwalk having fun, but you can stay the night there as well. The Comfort Inn Beach Boardwalk is the place to be to keep everything within walking distance. Santa Cruz also offers great shopping and surfing.
Looking for a beautiful place to enjoy a weekend, or just a nice trip? Monterey has great places to eat at Cannery Row and an aquarium that will make you never want to leave. The Monterey Bay Aquarium has many different marine life exhibits and if you want to get your kids excited you can put on their live web cams so they can see the what is in store for them.
Gain a little bit of history as well as fun on your trip here. They have California’s State Capitol building, fun places to eat, and more. One fun attraction is the American River. They have rafting and swimming.
- San Jose
Looking for a great hockey game? The San Jose Sharks is the place to be. They also have Winchester Mystery House and many museums. This includes a children’s museum, which is the perfect place for your little one to have fun after a long drive or just to burn off energy in a fun interactive way.
Whether you are coming for a college tour at UC Berkeley or to see the sights, you will love it. They have botanical gardens, parks, and more. This mellow town is a great way to have a relaxing vacation.
Forget Wine Wednesday, you can get a wine vacation! They have some of the world’s most renowned vineyards. Whether you want to taste test or stock up, this is your number one spot. You can combine your wine with golf. Or, if wine isn’t your thing, there is always hiking and seeing the beautiful views.
- San Rafael
If you want a hiking trip or great camping, this is a top choice. They have plenty of great trails for you to not only get a workout in, but view plants and scenery you won’t get anywhere else.
Rollercoasters and family fun is what Vallejo is about. They are home of the Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. Some of the fun roller coasters you will find there are: Medusa, Superman, and Kong. Plan your trip today and get excited for a great amusement park.
- Fresno - zoo, CSU Fresno athletics
If you are looking for a big town feel without tons of people, Fresno is a great place. They have great athletics from CSU Fresno. There is also a great zoo, golfing, and more. We recommend checking out their mall and Riverpark.
We hope you found at least one place to plan your trip. If you are looking for the perfect place to stay and where to find these places, you are in the right spot! We can help you find coupons, directions, and more.