Holidays to California for over 50s, couples and families


Experience the ultimate adventure in California, a destination that caters to both couples and families. From thrilling theme parks and iconic landmarks to breathtaking coastal settings and cultural richness, California offers unforgettable experiences for everyone. Explore diverse attractions, such as Universal Studios Hollywood and the Golden Gate Bridge, indulge in family-friendly activities in Yosemite National Park, or enjoy romantic walks along the Embarcadero. With its varied landscapes, entertainment options, and scenic beauty, California is the perfect place for couples and families to create lasting memories.

Here’s a taste of what you can expect for solo/single travellers over 50s for holidays to California.

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San Diego

The city offers a perfect blend of family-friendly attractions, including the San Diego Zoo, LEGOLAND California, Balboa Park, and beautiful beaches. Families can enjoy a range of activities, from theme parks to cultural experiences. San Diego’s wealth of attractions caters to all ages, making it an ideal destination for a memorable vacation.


Home to Disneyland Resort, Anaheim is a dream destination for families with iconic theme parks, entertainment, and magical experiences suitable for kids of all ages. Additionally, Anaheim’s proximity to Orange County’s beautiful beaches, like Huntington Beach and Newport Beach, offers tranquil settings for couples seeking coastal relaxation.

Los Angeles

Famous for its diverse attractions such as Universal Studios Hollywood, Griffith Observatory, and museums like the California Science Center. Families can explore Hollywood, visit iconic landmarks, and enjoy a variety of entertainment options. With its diverse neighbourhoods, scenic landscapes, cultural richness, and entertainment options, L.A. offers unforgettable experiences for both couples over 50 and families.

San Francisco

Families can explore iconic attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge, visit the interactive Exploratorium, ride the historic cable cars, and enjoy family-friendly activities in Golden Gate Park. Meanwhile, couples can savour scenic walks along the Embarcadero, exploring Pier 39 and enjoying views of the bay. San Francisco’s blend of romantic and family-friendly attractions creates a unique destination for all.

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Outdoor Adventures

Enjoy hiking, nature walks, and scenic drives amidst breathtaking landscapes. California’s renowned destinations like Yosemite National Park and Lake Tahoe provide diverse activities that cater to the varying interests and physical abilities of families and couples over 50.

Theme Park Fun

Enjoy thrilling rides, entertainment, and magical experiences suitable for families and travellers of all ages. California’s iconic theme parks, Disneyland Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood provide an enchanting escape, offering a mix of exhilarating rides, live shows, character meet-and-greets, and interactive experiences.

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Beach and Water Activities

Enjoy a range of beach activities such as swimming, paddleboarding, beachcombing, and family-friendly water sports suitable for all ages. San Diego, Newport Beach, Santa Cruz, and Santa Monica Beach boast beautiful, expansive shores with soft, sandy beaches, perfect for sunbathing, picnics, and leisurely walks as well as the best pier attractions in California.

Cultural Explorations in The Art Museums

Visit art museums like the Getty Center in LA or the de Young Museum in San Francisco, offering diverse collections and exhibitions. Both museums offer guided tours, workshops, and interactive displays, catering to the diverse interests of families and mature couples. These experiences foster a deeper appreciation for art while creating lasting memories for travellers of all ages.

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Breathtaking California Holiday Experiences: Perfect for Couples and Families in Their 50s

Griffith Observatory

Enjoy breathtaking views of LA, explore astronomy exhibits, and witness celestial wonders through telescopes. Griffith Observatory provides a perfect blend of educational exploration, breathtaking views, and memorable experiences suitable for couples seeking a romantic outing and families looking for both educational and recreational activities. Whether gazing at the stars, admiring the cityscape, or exploring the wonders of the universe, Griffith Observatory offers something special for every visitor.

Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge is an iconic and captivating travel destination. It is an iconic attraction offering panoramic views, historical significance, and a picturesque setting suitable for both couples seeking romantic moments and families looking for educational and recreational experiences. It’s a symbol of San Francisco and a must-visit destination for couples over 50 and families alike.

Death Valley National Park

Embark on an unforgettable adventure to Death Valley National Park, where couples in their 50s and their families can create everlasting memories. Experience the awe-inspiring landscapes, from towering sand dunes to salt flats and vibrant desert flora. Explore unique geological formations, such as the Badwater Basin, the lowest point in North America. Engage in activities like hiking, stargazing, and wildlife spotting, all while immersing yourselves in the stunning beauty of the desert. With its breathtaking vistas and diverse ecosystem, Death Valley National Park promises an exhilarating and enchanting experience for couples and families alike.

For advice on planning your holiday to California, call Silver Travel Advisor on 0800 412 5678.

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