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Garden Grove Travel Guide, California

Garden Grove Travel Guide – The Local Community

This Garden Grove travel guide will give you an insight into the life and atmosphere of the Californian city that belongs to the Orange County. It was founded as a city in 1956 and it has been known ever since for its agricultural function. Garden Grove has 175.000 inhabitants and the population is divided into 47 percent whites, 31 percent Asians and 2 percent African Americans. The average income per family in the city is approximately $50 and there is a visible community spirit among the locals: Garden Grove calls itself the safest city in California and has seven fire stations and thirteen police stations to prove it. Besides the state employees that function in these institutions, the city is known for the intense volunteer work of its inhabitants, who constantly involve themselves in community affairs.

Garden Grove Travel Guide – Climate and City Policy

The climate in Garden Grove is specific of the Los Angeles basin and is usually characterized as dry summer subtropical. The weather is pleasant all year round and there is plenty of sunshine, but the coldest month is December, so if you are planning your trip this Garden Grove travel guide recommends the summer months, especially August, which is the warmest. In order to align itself to the Californian laws, the city of Garden Grove is currently developing a general plan of development that can be accessed and improved both by the community and by the visitors, in order to keep the city clean, safe and continually growing. One of the elements of this plan is the graffiti removal program, which offers rewards for anyone signaling illegal tags that appear on the city walls and whose authors can be caught by the police.

Garden Grove Travel Guide – What to See and What to Do

Cultural life is thriving in Garden Grove, reason for which the city calls itself “The City of Youth and Ambition”. There are festivals throughout the year that celebrate cultural diversity through specific programs that meet the needs of each ethnic community settled there and the city’s main reason for pride is its annual Strawberry Festival, the largest Memorial Day manifestation in the Western US. Garden Grove is also home to the very well known Crystal Cathedral which is home to various religious broadcasts. Disneyland and the local beaches are no more than 15 kilometers away, while Long Beach is at a distance of 20 kilometers and brilliant Los Angeles at just 90 kilometers North, in the same sunny state of California.

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