Asked by: Chafiq Ibarguren
asked in category: General Last Updated: 14th February, 2020

What is Northern California known for?

Majestic Scenery. Northern California has some of America's most spectacular natural lands. Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Stand agape beneath the world's most massive living things; hike into California's wildest canyon wilderness.

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Similarly one may ask, what is NorCal known for?

Often called a foodie heaven, NorCal is the birthplace of the farm-to-table movement, home of wine country, and the location of four of the US's 12 three Michelin-star restaurants. SoCal, on the other hand, has great tasting and authentic Mexican food, as it's much closer to the Mexican border.

Secondly, is north or south California better? NorCal is a much larger land mass than SoCal and therefore has a lot more geographical diversity, so it has a bit of an advantage there. NorCal has Lake Tahoe, Yosemite, Napa Valley, Carmel/Monterey, and the Redwoods. SoCal has Big Bear, Laguna Beach, Temecula wine country, and the deserts.

People also ask, what's considered Northern California?

Northern California (colloquially known as NorCal; Spanish: Norte de California) is the northern portion of the U.S. state of California.

  • Santa Clara Valley.
  • Shasta Cascade.
  • Sierra Nevada.
  • Silicon Valley.
  • South Bay (SF)
  • Telecom Valley.
  • Tri-Valley.
  • Trinity Alps.

Where does Northern California begin?

For some Northern California starts right at San Francisco with the line going to Lake Tahoe. For the exteme Northern Californians, anything south of Redding is Southern California.

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