California is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Of the seven biomes of the world you can find three in California. This provides a wealth of different scenery and things to do, from the majestic to the sublime. California is the 3’rd largest state in the USA, but the most populous. This makes for one of the most diverse vacation spots on the planet. This article will cover the main tourist attractions that would interest a first time visitor to this magnificent state.