California Surf Museum in Oceanside

Located in the heart of Oceanside, the California Surf Museum is one of my favorite spots in the city. This museum, which has been here since the 80’s, is full of amazing pieces of memorabilia from the history of the sport. Even if you are not a fan of surfing you will find something you […]

Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose

If you are in San Jose and looking for something really unique to do, then look no further the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. This museum sits on a large property in downtown San Jose and it has rooms full of unusual artifacts plus a few acres of stuff to explore outside as well. Here is all […]

Southwest Museum of the American Indian: LA’s First Museum

The Southwest Museum of the American Indian, created by Charles Lummis in 1907, was the first museum ever set up in Los Angeles. So if for nothing else, then you need to see it to experience that unique history. The museum is currently going through a renovation, and there is only one main exhibit that […]

Balboa Park Guide: Museums, Concerts & Special Events in one of San Diego’s Most Popular Spots

Balboa Park, formally known as El Prado, is the premier spot in Southern California for museums. Built to bring awareness to the city of San Diego, Balboa Park includes 1,200 acres of land that houses everything from a small international city to some of the state’s best museums. Visiting this area is a full day […]

Eastern Sierra Museum in Independence on Highway 395

While driving up Highway 395, in the small town of Independence, there is a fantastic little museum that houses the area’s history and displays it beautifully. This spot is known as the Eastern Sierra Museum, and I got a chance to visit it on a recent road trip, here is all the information. Details Free […]

World of Wonders Science Museum in Lodi

During my trip to Lodi, I kept hearing over and over again how awesome the World of Wonders Science Museum was. Since I don’t have kids, I thought it might be weird to go myself but after stumbling upon it while photographing the Lodi sign, I figured I had to check it out. What I […]

California Mission’s Museum & Cline Cellars in Sonoma

I have always been interested in the unique and controversial history that the California missions provided, so I recently set out to visit all 21 of them myself over the course of a week. You can read more about that here. After visiting the last mission in Sonoma, I headed over to Cline Cellars to […]

Junípero Serra Museum on Presidio Hill in San Diego

Located on the Presidio Hill in San Diego, the Father Juniper Serra Museum is a great spot for an event in San Diego or to explore if you are interested in California Mission history like I am. This museum is known as the site where California began as it is where the first mission was […]

John Steinbeck’s Museum & House in Salinas

I have to admit I am a huge fan of literary history. Over the last few months, I have enjoyed adding in stops that showcase famous authors and their impact on the state we live in. I first did this by retracing some of Mark Twain’s steps in Angels Camp, California’s Gold Country. I did it […]

Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum on Cannery Row

A few weeks back, I spent some time trying to find more unique, less commercial spots along Cannery Row, which lead me to the Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum. Before you ask, yes this is an animatronic wax museum so it can appear relatively dated with today’s modern technology. I for one like these types […]