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Explore California with the California Essential guide universal App

Explore California with the California Essential guide universal App

Getting ready for your summer travel? California travel expert Veronica Hill has curated the best of California in her new Universal app, California Essential Guide, for iPhone and iPad.

As the most comprehensive California travel app currently available, the California Essential Guide is packed with content — including more than 120 author-created travel videos.
The California Essential Guide is currently one of the Top 100 Paid and Grossing travel apps in the App Store, garnering rave reviews from both critics and users.

In addition to more than 864 attractions, the app boasts a whopping 6045 high-resolution color photos, available in slide-show format, or full screen.

Here are a few highlights of the app:

• Unique two-way commentary and Q&As with the author


• Twitter and Facebook feeds for late-breaking deals and events

• GPS location, mapping and driving directions available through the app. Each entry includes approximate mileage from your location.

• Dial the destination directly from the app

• Save your custom itinerary in a “Favorites” folder

• More than 120 author-created travel videos

• Average prices for each destination

• Honest reviews that don’t come from a tourism bureau

The app’s filters allow you to quickly sort destinations, whether you’re seeking botanical gardens, aquariums, amusement parks or unique overnights. All of California’s state parks and national parks are included in the app, as well as a comprehensive guide to the Disneyland Resort.

Kudos for California Essential Guide:

• Named “New & Noteworthy” and “What’s Hot” by Apple.

• “A ‘Must Have’ For Traveling To California.” —

Winner of YouTube’s January 2012 “On the Rise” award: “Born and raised in California, Veronica has 30+ years of travel experience that she’s translated into an informative YouTube series about all the Golden State has to offer. Ever wondered what the best strategy is for tackling Disneyland? Planning a trip to San Diego and want advice about must-do sites and activities? Think you want to visit Yosemite but want a preview of the best wilderness hiking trails? Answer any of these questions and more with Veronica’s detailed and digestible travel videos, with more than 150 video reviews to watch.” — Christine Wang and Devon Storbeck, YouTube employees

• “Whether you’ve lived in the Golden State all of your life or are just looking to become a first-time visitor, California Essential Guide will help you find something new and exciting to explore.” —

• “Veronica has become the go-to authority on California travel.” — Nationally syndicated columnist Tim Carter