Known for being the first settlement in California, the Old Town San Diego is an old neighborhood of San Diego, covering over 200-acre of land. Old Town San Diego is best known for the first European Settlement in California with a magnificent flourishment in culture. However, San Diego has been one of the most diverse towns in the state with a majority of Mexican pueblos and conquistadors. Old Town San Diego is also recognized for the 21 California Missions which were established in the region by local Christian communities. Thus, this place contains a very significant importance in history, it houses the two well-known Historic Parks – the Presidio Park and Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.
Category: California State Attractions
Apple Park (Apple Company’s park)
Apple Park is Apple Inc corporate headquarters. The construction that was underway is not completed. Its circular design has earned the nickname of a spaceship. It was the dream of Steve Jobs who wished the entire campus to appear as a nature refuge and not an office park. This is one of the reasons that eighty percent has green space with plants and trees that are drought-resistant, while the courtyard at the center of the main building has an artificial pond.
Alcatraz Island – An Island Worth Visiting
Alcatraz Island is the first US built fort located on the West Coast. This island is opulent in history, and there is a natural bounty to the Rock such as bird colonies, gardens, tide pools and bay views. Alcatraz Island has a unique part in the history of America. Most are aware of this place as an inescapable federal prison that has the worst racketeers, gangsters, and kidnappers. Alcatraz has a great history after and before its term, and the history includes wayward soldiers, civil war era traitor’s detention and then the American Indian activists. Alcatraz was a firsthand history and now a part of the Golden gate national recreation area.
University of California – Berkeley
There are many educational institutions that you can find in the world. However, some of the best ones are located in the United States. One of the many great universities that you can find in the United States is the University of California. It is located in Berkeley and is commonly known as UC Berkeley, it is a public research university and is an excellent one too. What makes UC Berkeley significant and unique is the fact that it was founded back in 1868, this makes it one of the oldest universities in the world. UC Berkeley was established in 1868 by the merger of the College of California and the public Agricultural, Mining and Mechanical Arts College in Oakland. One of the reasons why the state of California is famous in the United States is because it is home to the University of California.
Redwood National Forest
The Redwood National and State Parks (Redwood national forest) are in the north of California. The parks are primarily located along the coast and are known for their coastal redwood the Sequoia sempervirens (Tallest tree species). The Redwood national forest is the only place in the world where Sequoia sempervirens are currently available. The Redwood National Forest is a well-known tourist attraction. People from all over the world visit Redwood National Forest every year.
Carmel-by- the-sea is usually known as Carmel, a Californian city in the United States. The foundation date is traced back to 1920 and incorporation date to 1916. The city is famous for its naturally rich scenic beauty and grand artistic history. The literature and architecture of the city have been well appreciated. The mayor history of the city is dominated by actors, writers, and poets like Herbert Heron, who founded the Forest Theater.
UC Berkeley actually stands for University of California, Berkley; UC Berkeley is basically a research university and is also University of California’s flagship campus. The university is very much popular all over the world, and is top ranked in many global listings, just for a reference the university was placed at number three in global university rankings in the year 2015; the ranking was conducted in the United States of America.
Beautiful Monterey Bay Aquarium
Monetary Bay is basically a bay situated in the Pacific Ocean; it can be seen at California’s cost. Geographically the bay is located at the southern part of San Jose and San Francisco, the popular city of Santa Cruz is also located at the bay’s northern end. There are a lot of tourist sites across the bay and many people belonging to different countries of the world who come to visit United States of America come at this place to relax themselves.
The California campus of Stanford University has been listed in magazines and on websites as one of the most beautiful college campuses in the world and one of the most attractive university settings in the United States. It is often likened by visitors to a country estate or to a farm, and that may be because the campus started as both of these.
Uncle Carl Laemmle/Had a very large family
When most people today say “Universal Studios” they probably mean the theme parks in Florida, California, and possibly facilities in Spain, Japan and Singapore. Before the theme parks, however, Universal Studios was a power in the motion picture for more than a century. At the beginning of the 20th century, German immigrant Carl Laemmle decided to get out of the dry goods business and buy up the nickelodeons that were attracting increasing audiences by showing the first motion pictures. When Thomas Edison, inventor of the motion picture, attempted to collect fees from exhibitors for each picture that they showed, Laemmle resolved to produce pictures himself, and in 1912 founded the Universal Film Manufacturing Company with seven partners.