Posted January 9, 2011 by BookingBuddy
As the third largest state in the U.S., California offers something for everyone. Whether you're looking for the bright lights of Tinseltown or a wine-tasting excursion, you're bound to find it here, as the Golden State offers an eclectic mix of attractions, activities, and historic sites. The Pacific Coastal Highway, which runs along the coast, is considered one of America's most scenic drives, and is worth a visit. Find deals on holiday packages to California from the UK and save with flight and hotel packages.
The French Laundry: Nestled among the natural beauty of Napa Valley, the French Laundry seamlessly marries French cuisine with American flair. Thought by many as a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience, with a price tag to boot, the restaurant provides a great deal more than simple sustenance. In fact, Chef Thomas Keller is renowned worldwide for his innovative dishes, which you can sample in the two unique nine-course tasting menus that are offered nightly.
Elan Hotel: Located between West Hollywood and Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, the Elan Hotel is in a prime location for a visit to the city, and won TripAdvisor's Traveler's Choice Award for 2010. The boutique hotel offers 49 rooms, which come equipped with robes, LCD flat-screen TVs, in-room gourmet coffee, and an honour bar.
Haight Street, San Francisco: Once the epicenter of hippie culture—local residents included the likes of the Grateful Dead and Janis Joplin—Haight Street combines a glimpse into a groovy era while offering a unique shopping experience. The street is lined with an eclectic mix of shops, selling everything from high-end vintage clothing to handmade crafts.