The surrounding cities and Mountain Center are a necessity when visiting Southern California. There’re many things to do, and they are going to provide you with the list of things. It’s all rolled into one: beautiful scenery, tons of fun stops along the way and an awesome whale watching experience. Southern California offers great fun and bright sunshine for the whole family.

Big Bear is a Southern California attraction that is a good way to kick off any summer. Water sports and boating are only some of the outdoor activities that you could enjoy here. Many different, affordable activities await families at Big Bear during the spring and summer. Mountain Center is just two hours from Big Bear.

The Hollywood Bowl, a massive outdoor music venue, is the summer home to the famous Philharmonic orchestra. There’re various musical acts. The Bowl is perfect for picnicking along the hillside, including bottles of wine. Benefit from the picnic during and right prior to any performance.

The beaches at California might not be what you expect from television. It doesn’t have as much sunshine as the Beach Boys would have you expect. More often there’s actually overcast, especially at the beaches. Overcast days are actually pretty normal, but it really doesn’t mean to skimp out on the sunscreen.

Davey’s Locker whale watching tour takes you close to dolphins, whales, and also other sea creatures. There’s always a lot of room on the whale watching ship with deck viewing. Each tour will leave daily near Mountain Center.

The Disneyland Resort is world-famous and has many various theme parks. It’s filled to the brim with shops, eateries, and hotels. You’ll find rides like Space Mountain, Matterhorn Bobsleds, and 85 different attractions. Disneyland should be visited when in Mountain Center at least once.

Right off the coast, in Southern California, there is some of the largest dolphin pods in the entire world. Thousands of common dolphins can be seen during any one of these tours. You could get right up near the dolphins, thanks to Davey’s Locker dolphin watching tour. Make sure to experience these trips when in Mountain Center.

Hollywood Boulevard is host to many landmarks, including the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Kodak Theater is located with a number of shops, and restaurants at the Hollywood and Highland Entertainment Complex. Most go there hoping to run into a famous celebrity. It’ll be crowded and filled with many tourists.

Catalina Island is host to a Mediterranean climate and has visits all year. Summer, which could be the warmest time of year on Catalina, is when most people choose to visit the island. During the winter season, few visitors show up to the Island, although sometimes there’re low prices and the difference in weather is worthwhile to them. Most business places operate throughout the year.

California, especially Mountain Center, is host to whale watching year round. Whale watching and dolphin watching is great when you are aboard the tour boats. They are safe and stable boats that are designed for visitors to see and experience.

One of the favorite destinations is Farmers Market. Shops and great food are always in the casual open-air venue that’s the Farmer’s market. Any food you would like might be found here. Flowers, exotic spices, and fresh bread add to the great aroma.

Many exhibits and areas are continually being added to the San Diego Zoo. The zoo also is a botanical garden that holds over 6, 500 plant species. For all the plant lovers, there are special garden guides close to the entrance. There are programs that are sponsored by the zoo and change seasonally.

Sea World located in San Diego, California is a medium-sized theme park, that is easy to walk across, with rides, animal exhibits and shows. Sea World San Diego has an appeal to everyone but mostly families. Thrill rides might not be able to be found here. Sea World continues to be pretty fun.

Santa Monica has one of California’s oldest piers. From it, you could see some of the very best views in Santa Monica Bay. The entire coast from Malibu to Palos Verdes Peninsula is seen on a clear day, same with the Catalina Island. If you wonder about admission, there will be no charge to enter into the pier.

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 from Newport Beach is incredibly exciting and educational. Whale watching is a don’t-miss when looking for things to do near Mountain Center.