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William and Kate coming to California; what should be on their must-do list?


Talk back LAPrince William and his new bride, the former Kate Middleton, will be visiting California this summer after touring Canada.

The palace did not provide details of the itinerary for the royal newlyweds, officially known as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. But the Associated Press reports that they will spend three days in California beginning July 8 after an official tour of Canada.

It will be Kate's first trip to the U.S. and Prince William's first "official" trip.

With no publicized itinerary, speculation already has begun about where they're headed. Perhaps a visit to see their Brit pals David and Victoria Beckham? Disneyland? In-N-Out Burger?

What do you think? Tell us your must-visit list for the newlyweds.


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I'd recommend a visit to the British Home in Sierra Madre. The residents would be delighted beyond measure.

How about a sleepover at Sleeping Beauty's Castle in Disneyland? Perfect accommodations for the royals awaits, perfect for a real princess!

Anywhere where that girl can get some sammiches. She needs to put on some healthy weight.

Well, things they can't do at home.
Visit Avalon.
Ride ATV's and bonfire at Pismo.
Drive up the coast and hike Big Sur.
Things like that.
Please, at all costs avoid the typical tourist crap like Disneyland, Universal, Hollywood, etc.
The REAL California is amazing...

Sam's Hofbrau for sure.

They should take a walking tour of Watts without bodyguards to get a real feel for the city.

great more traffic problems

They must hear a concert at the Hollywood Bowl after they visit the famous Grauman's Chinese Theatre.

Hope they come to visit the Hotel del Coronado, with its historic (and remarkable) link to English royalty:

"One of the Hotel del Coronado's most famous visitors was England's Prince of Wales in 1920. He would later become King Edward VIII, only to give up his throne in 1936 to marry Coronado divorcee Wallis Spencer Simpson. Many have speculated that they may have first met at The Del."

how about a plastic surgeon? ...not to be mean or anything but she really needs to do something with her upper lip (there isn't one). he needs to see either a barber (to shave it all off) or a hair transplant specialist.

Part of me thinks they will visit someplace on the central coast of California – somewhere between Santa Barbara and San Francisco; maybe even Monterey – as that location is really all the State has going for it these days. In fact, I don’t think many of the inhabitants of Southern California even know who Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge are.

May be they can buy the Dodgers? It couldn't be any worse!!! And at least they have money to burn, look at how much they spent on their wedding.

why not skid row? those royals are so removed from reality that a sense of reality would not hurt.
the monarchy is outdated, and a bit less fanciness would do us all a bit of good.
how much did that wedding cost?

Hope they have enough security for their visit to Dodger Stadium.

MacArthur Park. They get to experience LA and Mexico in one trip.


Really? Who cares? THis just means that we will be spending public funds for their visit. Funds that we do not have or need to spend.

i dont want them here in california

William and Kate should visit Guadalupe, "Gateway to the Dunes" Take a walk in the Dunes Preserve along the ocean and experience what Scotland looked like before they invented golf. Afterwords, visit the Dunes Center in Guadalupe and then have an authentic Mexican meal or a traditional cowboy grill at the Far Western Restaurant.

A day in San Francisco, a night in wine country, a day in Monterey, a night at Big Sur then to LA for a Fatburger.


Hollywood, Hollywood sign, Rodeo Drive, Dodger Stadium, Griffith Observatory (at Night), Big Sur, Monterey, San Francisco, AT&T Park, Yosemite National Park, Sea World, Disneyland

They should definitely go to Disneyland, San Diego and perhaps see the Redwoods, Yosesmetie (sp?)then on to Big Bear and then somewhere else where they can ride a river raft on the rapids, maybe he wants to take his bride to some of the places he went with his mom, Princess Diana when he was a kid; another way to honor her and include her in the "festivities."

My 2 cents --1) San Francisco for shear beauty, 2) fly over Silicon Valley to see where computers/software are innovated, 3) fly over central valley to see Delta engineering and where 1/2 of America's food comes from and what vast agricultural does to the land and air and 4) LA, just because.

THey need to get out of the LA/SF lefty media bubble and see how real people live in places like OC, SD, the IE and the central valley....

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