WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU MOVE TO CALIFORNIA    

HISTORY & CULTURE

Welcome to the Golden State, home to some of the world’s great cities. San Fran has the famous Golden Gate Bridge, while LA has Hollywood – the destination for those in search of fame & fortune.

FUN IN THE SUN

The entertainment scene in Hollywood bustles with excitement and technology is on the rise in Silicon Valley. For wine-lovers and those with a green thumb, this is your stop.

COOL CLIMATE

Blessed with a Mediterranean-like climate, it rarely gets too cold during winter in the cities while the northeast has snowy mountains. It can be cool by the coast region, while the south offers arid deserts.

DRIVERS LICENSE

Just as you are required to update your car registration, you also need to update your driver’s license and get a California driver’s license within ten days of your move to the state.

REAL ESTATE

If you can afford $600,000 you can easily acquire a property in California, as the average listing price here is $450,000. For more information, you should visit the California Association of Realtors.

MOVING & STORAGE

One of the secrets to successful relocation is working with a reliable and reputable company. Before your move to Cali, be sure to check with the US DOT or the FMSCA to make sure your mover is legitimate.

998 Fun Things to Do in California

There are so many cool, hidden, and unusual things to do in California, but we only had room for 998! Check out this article by Atlas Obscura for some fun things to do when you arrive.

Top 10 Whale Watching Locations

Gray whales abound in the California coast waters, in addition to as other cetaceans - including orcas, humpbacks, porpoises, dolphins, and the rare, gigantic blue whale. Remember your binoculars!

Visit Lake Tahoe

Whether your trip is about academic study, or simply to sit back and enjoy the radiant light, we recommend exploring local towns and reveling in varieties of fun found only in Lake Tahoe.