Queen Califia Magical Circle Sculpture Garden in Escondido

Queen Califia Magical Circle is a fun art installation in North San Diego County created by French-American sculptor Niki de Saint Phalle. It is only open to the public two days a week for limited hours, and it is a fantastic spot to explore, the only American sculpture garden from the artist. Here is all […]

Harper’s Topiary Garden in San Diego

Harper’s Topiary Garden in San Diego’s Mission Hills area is a labor of love from the couple that lives in the house above the garden. Decades ago they decided to manicure the lawn like this, and since then Edna (the wife) has maintained it. It is a popular location for driving by when visiting the […]

Turtle Racing at Brennans in Marina Del Rey

In Marina Del Rey, about 30 minutes from Los Angeles, this is a bar that has been doing turtle racing for over 40 years. Yep, you are probably just as surprised that this exists as I am, turtle racing at a bar. It happens every Thursday night after 10 PM and while it is not […]

Black Star Canyon Falls: One of Southern California’s Best & Most Elusive Waterfall

Located in the hills of Orange County, Black Star Canyon Falls is one of Southern California’s most beautiful waterfalls. The problem with it is that it only flows after a lot of rain, since the area that it drains is relatively small. This makes it an elusive waterfall to see, and one that hasn’t been […]

Indian Wells Brewing Company: Craft Sodas & Beer on Highway 14

Indian Wells Brewing Company on Highway 14 is one of the most fun stops I have stumbled on recently. On a road trip up Highway 395, my friend happened to have a beer at Copper Top BBQ made by the brewery; noticing it was on my way home, I decided to give it a try. […]

Bishop / Mammoth Creek Hot Springs List Off Benton Creek Crossing Road

If you are looking for a fun adventure in the area between Bishop and Mammoth, then consider the vast array of hot springs that can be accessed within a short drive from the road. Sure there are more hot springs around the area than just these, but these are some of the most popular and […]

Crowley Lake Columns: Strange Formations on the East Side of the Lake

The Crowley Lake Columns are a mysterious site that many people do not know about along Highway 395. These natural columns are not easy to get to, but they are rewarding for any adventurer who makes their way out there to see them. Here is the information if you want to check it out. Details […]

Birthplace of A&W Root Beer in Lodi

Before becoming a wine town, Lodi’s claims to fame was being the birthplace of A&W Root Beer. While there is not anything left of the original building, there is still a lot of fun memorabilia and experiences you can have in Lodi visiting the roots of this famous American establishment here is all the info. Details […]

OUE Skyspace: Glass Slide & Open Air Observation Deck in Los Angeles

Much like Chicago and New York before it, Los Angeles now has its very own high up observation deck so you can experience the city from above. The deck is 70 floors up, and it provides unparalleled views of Los Angeles and the area surrounding it. Plus, it also features a new glass slide that takes […]

Ladder Canyon & Big Painted Canyon in Mecca

I am always searching for unique new hikes to do in Southern California, especially those with something different than you would expect. So when I heard about Ladder Canyon (yes, I was very late to the game on this one), I quickly set a time to hike it with Chris from the Last Adventurer. This hike […]