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5 Amazing Southern California Travel Ideas

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“For your next trip, you should visit Southern California and experience the vacation of a lifetime. America’s beautiful West Coast has something for everyone to enjoy.”

Southern California has everything you need for an unforgettable vacation. 
  • Beautiful beaches
  • Luxurious one of a kind resorts
  • 5-star dining
  • and so much more
For your next trip, you should visit Southern California and experience the vacation of a lifetime. America’s beautiful West Coast has something for everyone to enjoy.  Below we outlined our top 5 highlights for a one of a kind vacation in Southern California.

1. Experience Catalina Island​

“If you guys are looking to get away during COVID to somewhere near and safe, Catalina Island should be on your places to visit in LA.”

 

Catalina Island is one of California’s Channel Islands and a must-see if you are in Southern California. The best way to travel the short 22 miles (roughly 35km) from the mainland is by chartering a private yacht.  The ocean views are breathtaking and frequent sightings of dolphins, whales, and sea lions are sure to excite the whole family. With a personal charter, you can take as much time as you need to enjoy the trip to the Island. Once you’ve reached Catalina Island, you can choose to relax, sunbathe on the yacht, go swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving in the protected marine reserve.  If you prefer thrilling adventures, the zipline tour will have you soaring 600ft (182meters) above sea level at speeds up to 40miles (64km) per hour.  

2. Experience 5 Star Resorts

After your adventure on Catalina Island, you can wind down and relax for a few days at one of the premier 5-star resorts Southern California has to offer. In addition, There are several great options to choose from. One of our personal favorites is the Monarch Beach Resort, located in Dana Point, California. This Resort offers luxurious ocean-view suites, Golf lessons with PGA Professionals, award-winning spa treatments, and unforgettable culinary experiences.  Want a sneak peek? Here is Monarch’s Live cam of the ocean and golf course.

3. Drive-Up Pacific Coast Highway In Your Dream Car

View of San Bernardino County No trip to California is complete without a drive up the legendary pacific coast highway, especially behind the wheel of your dream car. In particular, you can choose from new Ferraris, Lamborghinis, McLarens, Bentley, and more.  Furthermore, With mild weather year-round, this scenic drive is an exquisite experience. Take in the magnificent views at your own pace, and make sure to stop at Rodeo Drive for a little shopping.

4. Helicopter Tours

You can experience many Southern California cities on a helicopter trip, but our favorite is Los Angeles. Views of white sandy beaches, LA skyscrapers, famous landmarks like Universal Studios, The Getty Center, and The Hollywood Sign are even better when viewed from above.  Hollywood Sign Furthermore, other popular helicopter tours in Southern California include trips to Temecula for a full day of wine tasting and celebrity homes in Beverly Hills and Bel Air.

5. Theater Performance And Dinning

In addition,

Costa Mesa, California, is home to the Segerstrom Center of the Arts, showing the best in Broadway, Jazz, Ballet, and more. They always have something marvelous to enjoy, and showings are throughout different times of the day to cater to your schedule. There are a plethora of dining options to sample cuisines from all over the world. This list is not exclusive, but our favorites are within walking distance: Mastro’s Steak house, Vaca, and Water Grill. All of the above have vegetarian and gluten-free options available by request. 

In Conclusion,

Choose one or all of the options above to experience a fun-filled and unforgettable trip. As you know, California has excellent weather all year round, so why wait? Speak to your travel agent now and start planning your next vacation. 

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