Parents And Child Self-Driving 17-Day Tour To The Westtriptoto
Desert Hills Premium Outlets
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Hollywood Walk of Fame
Beverly Hills is an enclaved city in Los Angeles County in Southern California, surrounded almost entirely by Los Angeles. Since the 1950s, Beverly Hills has marketed itself as a high-end shopping paradise and home of the rich and famous, which still rings true today; its reputation has even been the basis of a few popular TV shows such as The Beverly Hillbillies and Beverly Hills, 90210. Santa Monica Boulevard bisects the city, with most of the businesses being in the south, the north being primarily residential. Most visitors come to shop or dream of shopping.
Others try to hunt down their favorite celebrities' homes, but be careful as many celebrities consider that stalking. Thanks to their friends in the state legislature, California has strict anti-stalking laws.
Note for Bevenly Hills, 90210 fans, there is no West Beverly High; the program was filmed in Torrance High in Torrance.
Santa Monica State Beach
The beach is located along Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica. It is 3.5 miles long and has parks, picnic areas, playgrounds, restrooms, as well as manned lifeguard stations, the original Muscle Beach, bike rentals, concessions, a few hotels, a bike path, and wooden pathways for warm days and beachgoers with disabilities.Visitor activities include volleyball, surfing, stand up paddleboarding, and swimming.
TCL Chinese Theatre
The most important landmark of Hollywood is the Chinese Theater located in Hollywood Blvd, it is famous for the fingerprints,footprints of the famous stars, attracting tourists from Various countries to see the stars's footprints. The founder Sid Grauman build the Chinese theater in 1918.
The Chinese Theater opened in May 1927, well-known as the appearance of Chinese ancient palatial architecture.At the front of the theatre have huge portraits of every successive academy award winners and biographies, but here there will be a leading role to this stage at the every film premieres, so the theatre can have great fame. However,the most attractive is the footprints left by nearly 200 stars at the front of the Chinese Theater, each tourist,was always busying with filming their idol's footprints, or put their hands on stars's handprint to do some comparison.
Universal Studio Hollywood
Universal Studio Hollywood is the world's largest theme park of movie and television studios and filmsubjects, located in the Universal City of near world famous holy Hollywood movies, is one of several famous tourist attractions near around the City of Los Angeles.In the Universal Studios,you can visit the actual film production behind the scenes and special photography, Backlot Tram, will pass along the King Kong,the Earthquake, the Jaws and other film scenes, experience the shock of the gorilla, the horrors of the Earthquake, the great white shark and volcanic eruptions.Tram also will pass along some film shooting area,such as Western Town, New York, London, Berlin in Germany, and the ancient city of Rome.
The Universal Studio has the Entertainment Center and the Studio Center two parts.The Lower Lot is a performance entertainment center, inclusive of the World Water named from the same movie,designed water war performance, splash, very stimulating, the audience in the front rows must be wetted the whole body by splashing!In addition, there are west of the gun war, under the performance of bullets, the stimulation of very realistic.
After visiting you can directly visit pedestrian shopping area City Walk nearby,all shops, restaurants, cinemas modelling with the lively giant signs attracts tourists, let visitors immediately enjoy strong visual stimulation, exciting, City Walk don't accept the tickets.
Universal Citywalk (Hollywood)
High-energy hub of shops, eateries & nightclubs plus entertainment such as a cinema & bowling alley.
The visitor center is located in the Furnace Creek resort area on California Highway 190.
Badwater Basin: Lowest point in North America at 282 feet below sea level, Badwater Basin is a surreal landscape of vast salt flats. A temporary lake may form here after heavy rainstorms. Do not walk on the salt flats in hot weather.
Dante’s View: The most breathtaking viewpoint in the park, this mountain-top overlook is more than 5000 feet above the inferno of Death Valley. The paved access road is open to all vehicles less than 25 feet in length and starts east of Furnace Creek on Hwy 190.
Surrounded by a maze of wildly eroded and vibrantly colored badlands, this spectacular view is one of the park’s most famous. Zabriskie Point is a popular sunrise and sunset viewing location. The viewpoint is a short walk uphill from the parking area. Located east of Furnace Creek on Hwy 190.
Death Valley National Park
Opulent, Italian-themed casino hotel offering gondola rides, posh suites, shopping, a spa & dining.
An artificial volcano along the Strip that "erupts" nightly at 7PM and 8PM, plus 9PM on Friday and Saturday. After sister property Bellagio opened, the design firm WET Enterprises improved the technology behind the volcano effect to make it more spectacular in 1996. To avoid the smell of uncombusted natural gas odorant, the mercaptan is stripped from the natural gas and a pina colada fragrance is added to the natural gas stream. A new soundtrack, complete with the sounds of actual volcanoes erupting, and featuring the work of Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart,has been included for an even more enhanced experience.
The Roller Coaster
The Roller Coaster, through the inside and outside of the hotel.The peak of The Roller Coaster is 203m high, the biggest dive is 144m,with the speed of 108 km per hour.
The Roller Coaster was launched in January 1997, more than one million visitors experience each year.
Outdoor Gondola Rides
By the Gondola of the Venetian hotel,Passengers will feel as if they have really been shipped to Italy.The Gondola imitating the Venice's, has four seats each pod, take four people.It also has a white and gold elaborative wedding pod, served as many wedding.
Take the escalator located in the clock tower outside of the Venice hotel to the second floor, enter the hall,the first is shopping area, through the shopping area to the end of the canal.The Gondola Wharf just on the other end of the canal.
Las Vegas Strip
The Las Vegas Strip is a stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard South in Clark County, internationally known for its concentration of resort hotels and casinos along its route. The Strip is approximately 4.2 miles in length,located immediately south of the Las Vegas city limits in the unincorporated towns of Paradise and Winchester. However, the Strip is often referred to as being "in Las Vegas". Most of the Strip has been designated an All-American Road, and is considered a scenic route at night. Many of the largest hotel, casino, and resort properties in the world are located on the Las Vegas Strip. Fifteen of the world's 25 largest hotels by room count are on the Strip, with a total of over 62,000 rooms.
One of the most visible aspects of Las Vegas' cityscape is its use of dramatic architecture and lights. The rapidly evolving skyline and constant modernization of hotels, casinos, restaurants, residential high-rises, and entertainment offerings on the Strip, have established it as one of the most popular destinations for tourists in the United States, and the world.
Strap into the Big Shot and prepare to be shot 160 feet in the air at 45 miles per hour as you overlook the majestic Las Vegas Valley. In a matter of seconds, the Big Shot thrill ride catapults 16 riders from the 921-foot high platform up the Tower's mast to a height of 1,081 feet and down again. Before you catch your breath, you'll be shot back up again at forces unmatched by other Vegas thrill parks! Experience a gut-wrenching four 'G's of force on the way up, and feel negative 'G's on the way down as your legs dangle in the Las Vegas skyline.
Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower
Stratosphere Las Vegas is a hotel and casino located on Las Vegas Boulevard just north of the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
The property's signature attraction is the 1,149 ft (350.2 m) Stratosphere Tower, the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States,and the second-tallest in the Western Hemisphere, surpassed only by the CN Tower in Toronto, Ontario. It is the tallest building west of the Mississippi River and also the tallest structure in Las Vegas and in the State of Nevada.
While the traditional definition of the Strip excludes the Stratosphere, it is often included in travel guides as a Strip attraction. Using this alternate definition, the Stratosphere is the northernmost of the major Strip resorts, and is the only Strip hotel actually located within the City of Las Vegas.
Attractions and entertainment:
The top of the tower has two observation decks, a restaurant known as "Top of the World" (revolving restaurant), and four thrill rides:
Big Shot at 1,081ft (329m) is the highest thrill ride in the world.
Insanity, opened in 2005, at 900ft (270m) is the second highest thrill ride in the world; it dangles riders over the edge of the tower and then spins in a circular pattern at approximately forty miles per hour.
SkyJump Las Vegas, a controlled-descent, Bungee-jumping-like ride that will allow riders to plummet 855 ft (261m) attached to a high-speed descent wire.
X-Scream at 866ft (264m) is the third highest thrill ride in the world.
Stratosphere Tower Shops:
The Tower Shops is a mall on the second level that connects the casino to the entrance of the tower. The tower shops features various shops as well as a comedy club and the Knopf Fine Art Photography Gallery featuring the work of international award winning photographer John Knopf.
The casino has featured a number of performers, including bands and dancers.
Fremont Street Experience
Sirens' Cove Shoppe
The Sirens of TI was a free nightly show provided by the Treasure Island Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. The show entailed a group of sensual and tempting sirens engaging with a band of renegade pirates led by the infamous Blackbeard.
Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat
The park's breeding rare animals: White tigers: As the most precious animals in white animals, White tigers areavariation population formed by the genetic mutation.The existing number of artificial breeding white tigers is only around 200-300. White lionss: Aare tropical wildlife, native to Africa.3 head white young lions were found for the first time in Africa in 1975.Only male and female lions with white lion's gene maybe breed white young lion, nowadays, artificial feeding white lions is only around 30-40 in the world. Other rare animals: panthers, golden tigers, leopards.
In addition, Dolphin Hall with the storage capacity of 9500 cubic meters, freeding the Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, and often has the dolphin show.
Lion Habitat Ranch
MGM Lion City was closed in January 2012, these big lions was safely moved to the Lion Habitat Ranch with area of 8.5 acres, about 12 miles from Las Vegas.You can watch the lions playing and resting here.Along the fence is the string information placards, providing interesting facts of the lions.For example,do you know,the average sleep time of the lions is 18 or 20 hours?adult lions can reach 8 feet long and weighs over 500 pounds?
Stearns Wharf is a pier in the harbor in Santa Barbara, California, United States. When completed In 1872, it became the longest deep-water pier between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Storied wooden wharf offering restaurants, varied shops, a small aquarium & water views.
Solvang was founded in 1911 on almost 9,000 acres of the Rancho San Carlos de Jonata Mexican land grant, by a group of Danes who traveled west to establish a Danish colony far from the midwestern winters. The city is home to a number of bakeries, restaurants, and merchants offering a taste of Denmark in California. The architecture of many of the façades and buildings reflects traditional Danish style. There is a copy of the famous Little Mermaid statue from Copenhagen, as well as one featuring the bust of famed Danish fable writer Hans Christian Andersen. A replica of Copenhagen's Round Tower or Rundetårn in the scale 1:3 was finished in 1991 and can be seen in the town center.
San Simeon is a town and census-designated place on the Pacific coast of San Luis Obispo County, California. Its position along State Route 1 is approximately halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, each of those cities being roughly 230 miles away. A key feature of the area is Hearst Castle, a hilltop mansion built by William Randolph Hearst in the early 20th century that is now a tourist attraction.
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1.
The primary economic activity of Cambria is tourism. Located on the Pacific Ocean, the area has rocky cliffs and beaches. The town and adjacent hills are known for the extensive Monterey pines that give the area a particular character. Tragically the 2012–14 drought devastated the forests with estimates that as many as 40% of the trees were dying.
Hearst Castle is located approximately six miles north, and the Northern elephant seal rookery at Piedras Blancas is some fifteen miles to the north.
Cambria is home to the Cambria Historical Museum in the historic East Village and to the California State Historical Landmark No 939, Nitt Witt Ridge.
Bixby Creek Bridge
Bixby Creek Bridge, also known as Bixby Bridge, is a reinforced concrete open-spandrel arch bridge in Big Sur, California. The bridge is located 120 miles south of San Francisco and 13 miles south of Carmel in Monterey County along State Route 1. Prior to the opening of the bridge in 1932, residents of the Big Sur area were virtually cut off during winter due to the often impassable Old Coast Road that led 11 miles inland. At its completion, the bridge was built under budget for $199,861 (equivalent to $3.5 million in 2015) and was the longest concrete arch span at 320 feet on the California State Highway System. It is one of the tallest single-span concrete bridges in the world and one of the most photographed bridges along the Pacific Coast due to its aesthetic design and location.
Big Sur, described in 1912 as the "greatest meeting of land and water in the world,"is a undeveloped, lightly populated, unincorporated region on California's Central Coast where the Santa Lucia Mountains rise abruptly from the Pacific Ocean. The coast is frequently praised for its rugged coastline and mountain views. As the "longest and most scenic stretch of undeveloped coastline in the continental United States,"it has been described it as a "national treasure that demands extraordinary procedures to protect it from development,"and "one of the most beautiful coastlines anywhere in the world, an isolated stretch of road, mythic in reputation."Big Sur's Cone Peak at 5,155 feet (1,571 m) is only 3 miles (5 km) from the ocean.The stunning views make Big Sur a popular tourist destination.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply referred to as Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Situated on the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel is known for its natural scenery and rich artistic history. In 1906, the San Francisco Call devoted a full page to the "artists, writers and poets at Carmel-by-the-Sea",and in 1910 it reported that 60 percent of Carmel's houses were built by citizens who were "devoting their lives to work connected to the aesthetic arts." Early City Councils were dominated by artists, and the city has had several mayors who were poets or actors, including Herbert Heron, founder of the Forest Theater, bohemian writer and actor Perry Newberry, and actor-director Clint Eastwood.
The city is known for being dog-friendly, with numerous hotels, restaurants and retail establishments admitting guests with dogs. Carmel is also known for several unusual laws, including a prohibition on wearing high-heel shoes without a permit, enacted to prevent lawsuits arising from tripping accidents caused by irregular pavement.
17 Mile Dr Bay Skyline
America's famous high-end luxury mansion district in 17 Miles Drive along the line, so we can imagine how beautiful the scenery here! Because expensive villas, beautiful scenery, has become the focus of a tour in California, the car was moved into this segment route charges, pedestrians and bicycles free of charge.
Primary scenic attractions include Cypress Point, Bird Rock, Point Joe, Pescadero Point, Fanshell Beach & Seal Point. The famous "Witch Tree" landmark, often used as scenic background in movies and television, was formerly at Pescadero Point. The tree was blown down by a storm on January 14, 1964. Pescadero Point is also the site of the Ghost Tree, a landmark Monterey Cypress tree. The tree gives its name to a dangerous extreme surfing location known to have storm waves.Currently, the surf break of Ghost Tree is off limits to surfers and watercraft.
Wharf's General Store
Fisherman's Wharf is a historic wharf in Monterey, California, United States. Used as an active wholesale fish market into the 1960s, the wharf eventually became a tourist attraction as commercial fishing tapered off in the area.
Fisherman's Wharf is technically known as The Old Fisherman's Wharf, to distinguish it from the current commercial wharf (known as Municipal Wharf #2).
Silicon Valley, in the southern San Francisco Bay Area of California, is home to many start-up and global technology companies. Apple, Facebook and Google are among the most prominent. It’s also the site of technology-focused institutions centered around Palo Alto's Stanford University. The Computer History Museum and NASA’s Ames Research Center are in Mountain View. The Tech Museum of Innovation is in San Jose.
Visit our historic Main Quad with its distinct Richardsonian Romanesque and California Mission Revival architecture or see our new Science and Engineering Quad, which beautifully incorporates modern and technological elements with timeless, elegant aesthetics and an abundance of outdoor space.
Pick up a self-guided tour map and walk around campus at your leisure, or take a one-hour, student-led Campus Walking Tour at 11am or 3:15pm.
See a panoramic view of the area from the Hoover Tower observation platform, 285 feet above Stanford’s campus.
Enjoy a meal at one of our many campus eateries or dining halls.
Stop in at the Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion.
Napa Valley is a renowned Californian wine-producing region north of San Francisco, with hundreds of vineyards set amid rolling hills. Its wineries range from small, family-run estates to landmarks such as Robert Mondavi Winery, offering summertime concerts and year-round tastings. The region is also famed for its gourmet food, showcased in the stalls of Oxbow Public Market in the city of Napa.
Golden Gate Bridge
Boudin Bakery & Cafe
Famed for sourdough since 1849, this California bakery/cafe chain also offers light American bites.
Alcatraz Island offers a close-up look at the site of the first lighthouse and US built fort on the West Coast, the infamous federal penitentiary long off-limits to the public, and the history making 18 month occupation by Indians of All Tribes. Rich in history, there is also a natural side to the Rock—gardens, tide pools, bird colonies, and bay views beyond compare.
It's an west entrance to the Yosemite National Park.
Tenaya Lake is a magnificent High Sierra lake surrounded by granite domes, lodgepole forests, and Yosemite’s vast wilderness. It is the largest lake in Yosemite’s front-country. Because of its remarkable scenic qualities, its inviting blue water, and its proximity to Tioga Road, Tenaya Lake is one of the most popular destinations for summer visitors in Yosemite.
Tenaya Lake is popular for for picnicking, swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking, and canoeing. Two picnic areas are available (one of them is wheelchair accessible).
Tuolumne Meadows Campground
One of the largest high-elevation meadows in the Sierra Nevada, Tuolumne Meadows at 8,600 feet is a popular area that offers scenic views, hiking opportunities, ranger programs, the Tuolumne Meadows Visitor and Wilderness Centers, the Tuolumne Meadows Lodge, a store, post office and campground.
Within Tuolumne Meadows, visitors see the Tuolumne River meandering quietly through its meadow channel and cascading over the granite river bottom against a backdrop of rugged mountain peaks and glacially carved domes. The river, declared by Congress a Wild and Scenic River in 1984, originates in the high country near the east side of the park.
Lembert Dome is located near Tuolumne Meadows just north of the Tioga Road. A short but steep trail leads to the top of the dome for a spectacular view of Tuolumne Meadows and surrounding peaks.
East Entrance of Yosemite National Park.
Mono Lake is a large, shallow saline soda lake in Mono County, California, formed at least 760,000 years ago as a terminal lake in an endorheic basin. The lack of an outlet causes high levels of salts to accumulate in the lake. These salts also make the lake water alkaline.
This desert lake has an unusually productive ecosystem based on brine shrimp that thrive in its waters, and provides critical nesting habitat for two million annual migratory birds that feed on the shrimp and blackflies (that also feed on the shrimp).
Redondo Beach Pier
Queen Mary Champagne Sunday Brunch
Although currently anchored in Long Beach, this ship used to be an ocean liner. Legends say that it's haunted!
One of the best beaches ever. Starts off with the meandering road into the parking lot. Ideal spot for skateboarders, bikers, volleyball ball players, people doing yoga, exercising, wide open and stretched sand. Perfect to sit, sing, jump, dance , run or anything that you like.
La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club
Americas Cup Harbor
Formerly known as Commercial Basin and housing much of San Diego's sport and commercial fishing fleet, the small cove in the southern lee of Shelter Island was renamed in 1994 to America's Cup Harbor, in honor of the 1995 America's Cup races held in San Diego.America's Cup Harbor has several boat yards and marinas for private sailing yachts, as well as a mooring field.
USS Midway Museum
The USS Midway Museum is a maritime museum.It consists of the aircraft carrier Midway(CV-41).Life-at-sea exhibits, restored planes & flight simulators aboard this legendary aircraft carrier.
The USS Midway was America's longest-serving aircraft carrier of the 20th century, from 1945 to 1992.Midway opened as a museum on 7 June 2004.As of 2015 Midway is the most popular naval warship museum in the United States.
The Old Town is the oldest settled area in San Diego and is the site of the first European settlement in present-day California.It contains Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and Presidio Park, both of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.