Many people travel to see the many sights that California has to offer. Some of the state’s landmarks include its eight national parks such as Yosemite National Park and Redwood National Park which are some of the most visited in the nation. Stanford, the University of California Los Angeles, and the University of Southern California are some of the state’s most well-known colleges. California is also home to twenty-one Spanish missions including the Mission San Juan Capistrano and Mission Santa Barbara. Many tourists visit other popular tourist attractions in the state such as the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz in San Francisco, Disneyland and Universal Studios in Southern California, or one of California’s many beautiful beaches. Other fun activities to do in the “Golden State” include watching one of its many professional sports teams such as the Los Angeles Lakers, the San Diego Chargers, or the San Francisco Giants. From sailing to mountain climbing and surfing to skiing, California has it all.