Friday, June 8, 2012

FUN FACTS FRIDAY - Think you know everything about California? Think again!


Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park is the birthplace of the boysenberry.

Encinitas is the largest poinsettia grower in the world.

California has more theme parks and amusement parks than any other state — yes, even more than an Orlando vacation can offer.

The Star of India, located in San Diego, is the oldest active tall ship in the world.

Beverly Hills is the only city to boast: no hospital, no cemetery, no billboards, and no telephone or power wires.

Hollywood is home of the world’s largest outdoor amphitheater, the Hollywood Bowl.

California is home to more drive-in movie theater screens than any other state with 123 screens at 60 sites.

The 3 million square-foot California Mart in Los Angeles is the largest apparel wholesale market in the world.

Santa Monica boasts the longest stretch of beach on the Pacific Coast (3 miles).

California is home to more professional sports teams than any other state.

The world famous Rose Bowl in Pasadena is the nation’s oldest stadium.

Thanks for taking a peek ~
Sharon :0)

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