California has got to be one of the most well-known places on the planet. And why wouldn’t it be? It’s got everything you need for the summer of a lifetime, including beautiful sunny beaches, vibrant coastal cities to explore, and some of the greatest summer activities for teens to enjoy!
Walk across the Golden Gate Bridge and down Lombard Street – the “crookedest street in the world”- in San Francisco, ride the waves on your surfboard in San Diego, explore the UCLA campus to get a feel for college life, visit Disneyland and Universal Studios, and check out the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. Who knows, you may even spot a celebrity or two! There’s so much to see and do here, it’s no wonder California is such a popular teen travel destination. Join us on a summer teen tour or pre-college program on the campus of UCLA and experience all the amazing things the Golden State has to offer!
California is home to over 39 million people.
The state motto of California is “Eureka”, referring to the discovery of gold there.
The world’s largest tree is located in California, and its name is General Sherman.
California has the 5th largest economy in the world.