The surrounding cities and Fontana are a necessity when visiting Southern California. They offer a bounty of activities and events. There’s beautiful scenery, fun stops along the way and the amazing experience of whale watching. Enjoy the sunshine and the fun with your family.

Big Bear (Southern California) is a cool place to kick off your summer. Outdoor activities are always available when you go to Big Bear. Big Bear is certainly an affordable and fun family destination and offers a variety of activities during the spring and summer seasons. Big Bear lies less than two hours from Fontana.

Disneyland Resort also holds the Disneyland Theme Park, both being located in Orange County. The Disneyland California Adventure park holds many shops, hotels, and eateries. Over 85 attractions are in these family great theme parks. See Disneyland when you ever visit Fontana.

Catalina Island is a great place to experience a Mediterranean climate year-round. Most tourists are seen during the warm summers. Due to the cold winters, few tourists are seen but you can take advantage of cheap prices. The hotels, shops, and restaurants are open all year.

Hollywood Boulevard is host to many landmarks, including the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Kodak Theater, various shops, and eateries are all located on the Hollywood and Highland Entertainment Complex. A lot of people go there hoping they’ll run into a celebrity. It’ll be crowded and filled with many tourists.

The Hollywood Bowl is a great outdoor music venue. Here a wide variety of musical acts could be found. Located on a hillside, the Bowl is a great place for picnicking, on the grounds and the venue itself. Enjoy this picnicking experience before and during the performances.

Serving as a movie studio and theme park there is Universal Studies in Hollywood. Rides are extensively based on the company’s film holdings, and has many new attractions. King Kong 3D is the best experience of the tour. Studios don’t work on the weekend, so you’ll see a great deal more hustle and bustle during a weekday tour, so go then.

The San Diego Zoo is often expanding, and it includes Polar Rim, Panda Canyon, and even the Elephant Odyssey. If you’re an observant visitor, it’ll pop out to you that the zoo also serves as a botanical garden. The guides to the gardens will be at the entrance. Seasonally these special programs, that the zoo sponsors, will change.

Dolphins, whales, and various beautiful sea creatures are found on Davey’s Locker whale watching tour. The boat isn’t crowded and is great for deck viewing. Each tour sails near Fontana on a daily basis.

Farmers Market makes a great destination. The Farmers Market is a great venue which holds an impressive variety with different shops and great food. Cuisine from anywhere could be found here. Visitors find themselves nearly intoxicated by the cooking, and aromas of exotic spices, fresh bread and pastries, and flowers in this market.

Right off the coast in Southern California you’ll find a huge dolphin pod or herd, and it’s some of the largest in the world. Many common dolphins will probably be there a great deal. Get up close and personal when you ride along on Davey’s Locker dolphin watching tours. Do not miss this adventure when you visit Fontana.

Sea World San Diego has fun rides, animal exhibits and shows, and it’s easy to stroll through. This is a great place to bring the family. Thrill rides will not be found here. That doesn’t make it not fun.

One of the oldest piers in California is when you go to the Santa Monica pier. Overlooking Santa Monica Bay, you may have a great vantage point from the pier. On clear days you can even see all the way to Catalina Island. The pier is completely free to get on.

Famous for its beaches California doesn’t have those you see exactly as on tv. The Beach Boys were somewhat misleading in their songs about California sunshine. Your first visit will prove that it’s usually pretty overcast. The clouds could be deceptive, even if it’s overcast, because UV light goes right through them so apply sunscreen liberally.

Bring the kids, family and friends to get up close with 5 species of dolphins and whales. Whale Watching Orange County and Dana Point Whale Watching tours from Newport Beach is incredibly exciting and educational. A whale watch show is a don’t-miss when in Fontana.