Watts Towers in Los Angeles: History, Tours and Pictures

The Watts Towers is one of the those places I knew very little about before actually making the visit. It kept coming up whenever I would do research on the best places to see in LA but there was not a lot of information or photos on it other then just recommendations to go check […]

Ashford Mill in Death Valley

Ashford Mill is a short stop on the way to Badwater or eventually Furnace Creek located on Highway 178. At Ashford Mill, you can see the remains of what was once a small mining town built around 1914. Getting There Ashford Mills is pretty far away from everything in Death Valley. It is on the way […]

Lost Burro Mine in Death Valley

One of my favorite spots that I visited in Death Valley was the Lost Burro Mine. It is exceptionally well preserved and gives a great amount of insight into the life of the people that settled here and tried to make a living. I cannot even imagine how difficult it must have been. The Lost Burro […]

LA Union Station, Downtown Los Angeles

As part of  my recent trip to Los Angeles riding public transportation, I am doing a special post on LA Union Station in Downtown Los Angeles. Union station is a really cool place to visit in and of itself, whether ridding in via train, bus, car or by foot. The station has a unique history that […]

Mission Inn Festival of Lights in Riverside, CA

By far, my favorite time of the year is the fall season. For us in Southern California, the fall season doesn’t normally mean the changing of colors or dramatic temperature loss, but it does give way to the many great traditions that make me excited for this time of year. Ever since moving to Riverside […]

Cabazon Dinosaurs: The Biggest Dinosaur in the World

The famous Cabazon Dinosaurs, almost everyone has seen them in one way or the other. They have been in everything from music videos to Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, and if you live in Southern California there is not much chance that you haven’t driven by them at least once on the way to Palm Springs or Arizona. According to the […]