Looking for somewhere local to go locally or spend your next vacation? California has a lot of fun to offer from snowcapped mountain skiing to a relaxing on the beach to visiting an art museum. Indoor and outdoor activities can be found for a trip full of excitement for the whole family. Places to visit are abundant and include landmarks, national parks, amusement parks and sports stadiums. The list below will give some of the things to do in California both for locals and vacationists.

There are many landmarks to visit in California one landmark is Alcatraz Island. The island is located in the San Francisco Bay. The island started as a lighthouse and military garrison before turning into a military prison and then eventually becoming a federal prison. Tours of the island are available and feature areas around the island including dinning areas, the lighthouse, and the cell house.

National parks can be found throughout California. Yosemite National Park can be found in the high Sierra Nevada mountains and grants family fun with hiking trails and camping. Yosemite presents things to do in the park including site seeing of the many beautiful waterfalls and trails through the giant sequoia trees. Natural beauty will be seen all around when visiting Yosemite National Park.

Want something more fun for the kids to do, California presents many amusement parks. Two such amusement parks are Disneyland and Sea World San Diego. Kids and adults both will find entertainment at Disneyland. Things to do at Disneyland include 2 parks Disneyland and California Adventure both feature live entertainment as well as rides and attractions. The food lover will find a wide variety of food to taste and enjoy such as the famous Dole whip. Sea World San Diego is another amusement park that is enjoyable and educational amusement park located in San Diego, California. Sea World presents animals through shows and exhibits. Rides and shows are likewise highlights of the animal park. Hands on experiences are similarly accessible with an educational highpoint. An element not to be missed for anyone looking for food experiences is the Dine with Shamu dinning encounter.

Other attractions available are sports stadium. Two stadiums in California are the Dodger Stadium and the AT&T Stadium. Dodger Stadium is home of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Dodgers stadium is located in Los Angeles and built in 1962. The capacity of the stadium is 56000 and one area that kids and family will find accommodating is the Coca-Cola pavilion highlighting all you care to eat hot dogs, nachos, popcorn, soda and water. The opposite side of California presents AT&T Park home of the San Francisco Giants. AT&T park is located in San Francisco, California and was built in 2000. Capacity of the park is 41663. One highlight of the park is their green initiatives and their desire to better the environment.

California offers many attractions that locals and vacationers will enjoy. Everyone will find something to do from peaceful nature to busy amusement park.