Best Tourist Attractions in California
- Disneyland Park
- Alcatraz Island
- Balboa Park
- Joshua Tree National Park
- Golden Gate Bridge
- Yosemite National Park
- Santa Monica Pier
- San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
- The Palace Of Fine Arts
- Aquarium of the Pacific
1. Disneyland Park
Disneyland Park is located in California, United States. This amusement park was founded in 1955 occupying 98 acres (40 ha) of land. You have many best things to do in Disneyland park, like exploring the 9 lands. Main street U.S.A, Adventureland, Frontierland, Fantasyland, Stars wars galaxy edge, Tomorrowland, Mickey Toontown, New Orleans Square, and Critter Country are the 9 lands found inside the Disneyland Park.
There is an entry fee to enter Disneyland Park.
|Tickets Available||Ticket type||Adult||Child|
|2-Day Ticket||1 Park Per Day||$255||$240|
|3-Day Ticket||1 Park Per Day||$330||$310|
|4-Day Ticket||1 Park Per Day||$360||$340|
|5-Day Ticket||1 Park Per Day||$380||$360|
2. Alcatraz Island
This 224 acre of Island was established in 1934 and was used as a lighthouse, military fortification, and Military prison. Alcatraz Island is located on the Island of California, United States of America.
This ultimate maximum security prison had its prisoners from the civil war later it was fortified and considered the world’s most secure prison. Al Capone is one of the well-known prisoners on Alcatraz Island.
|Admissions for||Admission fee|
|Adults (12-61 yrs)||$41|
|Senior (Above 62 yrs)||$38.65|
|Children (between 5-11 yrs)||$25|
|Children (0-4 yrs)||$0|
|Family Pack (2 adults, 2 children between 5-11 yrs old)||$119|
3. Balboa Park
Balboa Park is located in San Deigo, California, USA. It was built in 1868 with 1200 acres of land and it houses 17 museums, Gardens, and the popular San Deigo zoo. It is one of the oldest tourist attractions to visit in California with your family and friends without any admission fee to enter.
4. Joshua Tree National Park
Established in 1994 occupying the 3,218 km² of land that is found in California, USA. Joshua Tree National Park is one of the best places to visit in California with your beloved ones. Skull Rock, Keys View, Cholla Cactus Garden, Hidden valley nature trail, Barker dam, Jumbo rocks campground, and Arch Rock are the famous attractions to visit in the Joshua Tree National Park.
Hiking, Enjoying sunrise & sunsets, Photographing wildlife, Witnessing the amazing rock formations, and sightseeing are some of the activities you can be engaged in at this Joshua Tree National Park.
You will be buying passes to enter the national park. Joshua Tree annual pass will cost you $55 (up to 15 passengers) and this pass will be valid for 12 months. Private vehicle passes will cost you $30, Motorcycle passes will cost you $25, and individual passes will cost you $15. Passengers pass, motorcycle pass, and individual pass will be valid and last you for 7 days.
|Type of Passes||Duration||Entry Fee|
|Annual pass (up to 15 passengers of single-vehicle. example- van)||12 months||$55|
|Individual Pass ( per person)||7 days||$15|
|Private Vehicle Pass (up to 15 vehicles)||7 days||$30|
|Motorcycle pass ( only one motorcycle)||7 days||$25|
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5. Golden Gate Bridge
This one-mile-wide suspension bridge is located in San Francisco, California. It was built in 1937 with a height of 227 meters and with a length of 2,737 meters. Golden gate bridge was considered the world’s longest suspension bridge in 1937 but today it is the world’s 8th longest suspension bridge on the planet earth.
Golden Gate bridge is named” One of the seven wonders of the modern world”. there is no admission fee to enter but you will be requested to pay the toll fee.
|Entry for||Toll fee|
|Toll by plate||$9.00|
6. Yosemite National Park
Being one of the most visited tourist attractions in California and as well as in the entire country Yosemite National Park offers you beautiful waterfalls, deep valleys, ancient sequoias, and mind-blowing sunrise & sunset.
May to October will be good times to visit this beautiful park. Yosemite National Park is located in California, USA. It occupies 7,47,988 acres of land and also has 300 to 500 black bears, Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep, Mule Deer, bobcats, and coyotes.
Enjoy Yosemite National park with your family and friends exploring it.
You will be requested $15 per individual to enter the Yosemite National Park. You can check the detailed fee structure here
7. Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier is located in Santa Monica, California, USA. You can explore the attraction by enjoying the sunrise & sunset on the beach, eating delicious food in nearby restaurants, and shopping with your beloved ones, aquarium, and classic carousels. The view of the night will hype you and enjoy this tourist attraction with your family and friends.
There is no entry fee to enter the attraction but you will be requested to pay the entry fee for the amusement park
8. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is located in San Francisco, California. It was founded in 1935 with 142,000 square feet of land. The Museum of modern art is one of the most influential and largest museums of modern art in the world.
The Museum of modern art houses more than 33,000 works of paintings, architecture, sculpture, photography, design, and media arts, advancing into the 21st century. Frieda and Diego Rivera, Migrant Mother, Woman with a Hat, The Flower Carrier, Fountain (Duchamp), Personal Values, and White Painting (Three Panel) are the famous paintings found in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
There is an entry fee to enter the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
|Admissions for||Admission fee|
|Children (below 18)||$0 (free)|
|Senior (above 65yrs)||$22|
|Students (19-24 yrs)||$19|
9. The Palace Of Fine Arts
The Palace Of Fine Arts was constructed to display the work of art in 1915. It is one of the 10 palaces at the heart of the Panama-Pacific Exhibition. It houses around 12 thousand works of art and it is also used for theater that hosts events like festivals, special exhibitions, and concerts. There is no entry fee to enter the Palace of fine arts, it is one of the best places to visit in California.
10. Aquarium of the Pacific
Aquarium of the Pacific is located in California, United States of America. It was established in 1998 occupying 5 acres of land with more than 500 species of marine animals. This aquarium of the pacific is considered the 4th most visited aquarium in the United States of America and is also claimed as the largest aquarium in California, USA.
Sea otters, Seals, seas lions, Sharks, Lorikeets, Jellyfish, Frogs, Sea horses, Sea dragons, Penguins, Rays, and Tropical fishes are the popular marine animals found in the Aquarium of the Pacific.
There is an admission fee to enter the attraction.
|Admission for||Admission fee|
|Children (3-11 yrs old)||$26.95|
|Senior (above 62 yrs old)||$33.95|
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