Even though California has been in existence since seventeenth centaury it was not until 1848 when gold was discovered starting the California Gold Rush that brought is settlers by cart loads. In 1964, California surpassed New York to become the most populated state. It has earned the nick name as the "Golden State". California is America's third largest state and its climate varies from Mediterranean to sub-arctic.
California offers you everything.... Adventure, romance, indulgence & delight. California is in a class by itself when it comes to natural beauty - Sunny beaches, towering redwoods, snowy peaks, desert oases. There is more to do and see in including Disneyland, Hollywood, the Golden Gate Bridge, Yosemite National Park, Sequoia National Park, San Simeon State Park, and Point Reyes National Seashore.