Welcome to CaliforniaThroughMyLens.com! My name is Josh, and I am honored that you would take the time to explore California with me my family. My reason for creating this site is to spotlight all of the fantastic adventures California has to offer and to encourage people visiting to make the most of their trip and those that live here to take more time to explore our fantastic state.

I have been running this site for over ten years, and I know it can be pretty overwhelming to get through the 1,300 posts on the site. Let me help you to get to know the website by showing you some of the best content and giving you some resources to engage with.

Step 1  – Join the Community

If you don’t have time to explore the website to its fullest right now, be sure to join the community by subscribing to the email newsletter and connecting with our social channels. This is a great way to follow along as we explore and document more places to explore in California.

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    Step 2 – What Type of Adventure are you Interested in?

    Whether you are looking for a road trip, hike or museum in California, you can find some of the best content in each section below.

    Road Trips

    Pacific Coast Highway
    Highway 395
    Los Angeles to Las Vegas

    Unique Adventures

    Strange & Unique SoCal Spots
    Strange & Unique NorCal Spots
    100 California Bucket List Adventures

    Outdoor Adventures

    Best Day Hikes
    50 California Waterfalls
    All Posts on a Map

    Step 3 – Watch the Videos

    Over the last year, I have been making videos of my time exploring California. Watching these videos is a great way to see what I am doing and to get inspired to explore more of California yourself.

    Things to do in Hollywood
    Things to do in San Francisco
    Central Coast Road Trip
    Highway 395 Road Trip
    La Jolla Day Trip
    Catalina Day Trip

    Step 4 – Search for Your Next Adventure

    If you already know where you want to go, search the site to see what I have written about that area or adventure.