Charlie Brown Farms: The Roadside Shop that Sells Everything

Charlie Brown Farms, what is there to say about this place that can do it justice? It is the home of literally everything, from food to dinosaurs to shopping. It is Antelope Valley’s Largest gift shop, it has the worlds largest beef jerky and it can easily kill an hour of your life. If this […]

Historic Kingsburg Jail & Swedish Coffee Pot Water Tower

Another quick and easy stop on Highway 99 is the Historic Kingsburg Jail in the city of Kingsburg. This jail has been around for over 80 years and provides a window in the history of the area. Also, did I mention it sits in the shadow of a Swedish Coffee Pot Water Tower? Details Self […]

Sun-Maid Store: World’s Largest Raisin Box

Who doesn’t like a good box of raisins? Well at least raisins that are covered in chocolate. Sun-Maid is raisin king, and if you are looking for a random place to stop on a Highway 99 road trip, why not the Sun Maid store and the worlds largest raisin box. Details Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30AM – […]

Strangely Awesome Shops in Los Angeles for Unique Gifts

We all know about Rodeo Drive and all the massive and expensive shopping in Beverly Hills, but what about all of the unique and strange shops that must be in a place as big as LA? Have no fear, I have collected just that for you to digest in this blog. From the shops filled […]

The Cat House: Exotic Tigers, Jaguars & More in Rosamond

First off don’t use Google Maps to get here, use the directions on their site. Now that I have kept any of you from driving down a private unmaintained dirt road like me we can continue the review. The Cat House, also known as The Exotic Feline Breeding Compound is an awesome exotic cat sanctuary […]

Victoria’s Last Resort: A Vintage, Eclectic and Awesome B&B in Cambria

As of 2018, no longer accepting reservations. As I sit here listening to Jackson Browne on vinyl while warming up by the fireplace and waiting for the French toast and banana I ordered for breakfast, I am reminded that this is not a traditional hotel, and that is what makes it so amazing. Victoria’s Last […]

Nitt Witt Ridge: Touring the Hearst Castle of Trash Art

When traveling, the more unique the stop the better, and Nitt Witt Ridge is one of the most unusual places I have been to in a long time. Michael the tour guide is a very knowledgeable and I highly recommend making the stop here for a fun history lesson of a bizarre California coastal house. […]

Musical Road in Lancaster

Oh, the musical road of Lancaster, what is there to say about you. I was very excited to conquer your quarter-mile of road but left slightly unimpressed. Anyways, when researching Lancaster I found this road and¬†apparently this is the only musical road in the entire United States. By musical road I mean a road that […]

Shipwreck Hike: Wreck of the Greek Dominator in Rancho Palos Verdes

Before I heard about this hike, I never realized there was a ship wreck that I could hike to only an hour from my house. I set out to instantly rectify that, and for a short hike like this it is pretty amazing to have such a unique reward at the end. If you are […]

The Rings Trail in Mojave National Preserve

By far one of the best trails in the entire Mojave National Preserve is the rings trail. This one and half mile trail packs a ton into only a short period of time and has quickly become one of the best small hikes I have been on. If you are in this part of the […]