Have a Scenic Ride Via Tioga Pass
An impressive road in the Sierra Nevada mountains stretches in a 3 031 m (9 943 ft) elevation. Numerous trails into Yosemite National Park begins at the sections of Tioga Road, which can be called one of the most scenic drives in the state. Due to the very high altitude, the road provides many panoramic views, with an abyss opening below.
Have a Trip with the California Zephyr
This is definitely one of the most exciting routes in whole North America. Encompassing seven states, the train takes off from Chicago and heads towards Emeryville in California, passing Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah and Nevada on the way. It is the same way that once took pioneering settlers towards the West Coast.
Walk on the Glass Beach
The beach has been a viral sensation and always makes it into the lists as the most unique beach in the world. Found in MacKerricher State Park, near the military base of Fort Bragg, the unusual site is a result of the waste, shaped by water and sand. While the rest of the places get polluted, this is a rare and pleasant exception.
Explore Monterey Bay Aquarium
The aquarium was opened in 1984 and is one of the favorite museums in California. It attracts over 1.8 million visitors every year. Founded on the Pacific Ocean shoreline the aquarium pumps water right from the Ocean and houses over 600 marine species. The marine museum offers various activities: from guided tours to animal and fish feeding, from diving to a sleepover!
Hit the Waves in the Black Beach
Found in San Diego, the beach is suited for the professionals only, since the currents are strong and the waves are tall. Considered to be the best surfing spot on the mainland of the country, Black Beach is also surrounded by a picturesque ridge. Moreover, the waves do not get affected by the wind, thus allowing the surfers to completely enjoy them.