80964 hollywood signCalifornia is the ultimate summer vacation no matter what you’re looking for. Whether it’s relaxing on the beach, teaching your kids about nature, or driving up the scenic coast, there’s an adventure awaiting you on the West Coast.That’s why we talked all about the sunny destination at one of our June 25 Monday Night Twitter Parties. Our tweeters shared the best kept California secrets, where they would love to go, and their favorite theme parks.

What attraction are you California Dreamin about visiting?

@n210ss:  Wax Museums, Hollywood Stars the list goes on and on!

@slstaffo: Napa!

@kimorlando: More mountains! Rafting in Sacramento

@lexiquin:  I love Universal Studios!

@judy511: Walt Disney Family Museum, SF

Where are the best places in California for kids to have a learning vacay?

@Byrdy1999Jail: I want to see the redwood national park.

@ChicoMacKid: Shout out to Nor Nor Cal

@TurtleBayPark, the salmon ladders, gold country, Sierra Oro Farm Trail, Chinese Temple, etc

@ArmywifeJulie: Monterrey Bay Aquarium! Love that place!

@TamaraBenningto: Knotts Berry Farm

@Techtembo888: Visiting Yosemite to learn about the great outdoor and San Diego zoo to learn about animals.

Which CA theme park is your favorite? Why?

@CindyRichards: I love ’em all, but I have a real soft spot for LEGOLAND, my kids’ 1st amusement park adventure

@thienkim: I haven’t been to enough to have a fave. I went to Sea World and Disneyland when I was a teen.

What CA road trip do you most want to take?

@SyzeWorld: I love the Pacific Highway drive down the California coast. Absolutely beautiful!

@GeekDad248: A visit to Yosemite National Park.

@urbanblissmedia: I’d like to re-explore Northern CA again. So beautiful there!

@DebMomOf3: Any CA road trip would be fun! Have flown into & out of parts of CA but never driven through it.

?@judy511: Drive up coast, LA 2 SF.

Share your hidden CA gem.

@urbanblissmedia: Not so hidden, but I love Carmel, CA. So laidback and gorgeous there!

@thegeekwife: Golden Gate Park at end of the Golden Gate bridge. A beautiful place, great views, a great picnic and people watching spot!

?@CindyRichards: CA hidden gem: The children’s museum in Tecula. It’s so cute. My 14 y/o didn’t even want to leave!

@rsmstahley: My hidden gem is Bridgeport, Cali, close to Twin Lakes and has the best bakery ever! July 4th is best!

Beach, desert, or mountains?

@GoSantaMonica: Santa Monica Beach is calling – enjoy over 300 days of sunshine.

@AlmostTruth: Beaches in the summer and mountains in the winter. Keep those kids active

@andreama13: Desert because it’s different then our usual vacation.

@Techtembo888: So many Cali beaches, so many activities!

@ktandbri: It’s gotta be beach. Because we love swimming