California entices travelers to visit the Golden State this summer with new programming, events and offerings.
Travelers have new hotels to choose from throughout California. The Paloma Resort opens this summer in Palm Springs. The boutique resort features 66 modern bungalows and suites set among the pool-side, mission-style Adobe. San Francisco offers guests two brand-new properties. 1 Hotel San Francisco opens this month. The property utilizes reclaimed wood, native greenery and organic accents throughout the hotel. LUMA Hotel San Francisco debuts this summer with stunning city skyline views. The modern hotel is located in the Mission Bay area. Beacon Grand Hotel opens June 30 following an extensive renovation. The property retains its historic architecture while introducing modern design elements.
San Diego opens Beyster Family Little Blue Penguin habitat at Birch Aquarium on July 12. It will be the only aquarium in the western United States to house Little Blue Penguins, the world’s smallest penguins. Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific recently debuted its new Babies! Exhibition. The exhibit offers visitors the opportunity to interact with new creatures, including baby sea otters, miniature sea jellies and baby color-changing cuttlefish.
Visit the new Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture in Riverside. The exhibit reflects a partnership between Riverside Art Museum and comedian and Chicano art collector Cheech Marin. Affectionately called The Cheech, the exhibit celebrates the social, cultural and political impact of Chicano art. Hearst Castle in San Luis Obispo recently reopened following a two-year closure. Take the Julia Morgan Tour and learn more about the trailblazing architect’s work at the iconic estate.
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ARRIVAL/CHECK-IN: Shortly after 1 p.m., our Uber driver delivered my husband and me to the drive-up entrance of the Wilshire Grand building, the tallest building on the West Coast and home to InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown. Attentive valets greeted us and directed us to the dedicated elevator, which whisked us up to the 70th-floor lobby. Though it was early afternoon, our room was ready, and the desk staff checked us in quickly and directed us to the elevator to our 53rd-floor room. We strolled past several comfortable seating areas and a large bar and lounge, tastefully adorned with understated holiday décor. All were wrapped in floor-to-ceiling windows, affording stunning views of the sun-splashed city and the ocean beyond.
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Review: Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
ARRIVAL/CHECK-IN: After an early-morning departure from the East Coast followed by several flight delays and a long Uber transfer from LAX, I was quite happy to finally arrive at the circular driveway of Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza. Entering the glass doors into the light-filled lobby, I was immediately greeted by a pleasant aroma in the air and no line at the check- in desk. Check-in was speedy, and individually packaged baked goods and water awaited arriving guests.