Original Lompoc Mission Ruins

Recently, I set out to visit all of the California missions on one long road trip. It was an amazing experience that gave me a great appreciation for California’s preservation of these relics of our past. They are some of the oldest buildings in the United States as they date back to when Spain controlled […]

La Purisima Mission State Historic Park

California missions are one of the more interesting aspects of the state’s history. Regardless of your personal opinion on them, they are a fantastic way to go back in time and see what life was like as California was developing. While I was cruising down PCH, I pulled off to check out the La Purisima Mission […]

Historic Murals in Downtown Lompoc

On Pacific Coast Highway, South of the Vandenberg Air Force base is the town of Lompoc, CA. Most well-known for its wineries and the Wine Ghetto, the downtown area has a historic vibe that makes it fun to walk around in. One of the main attractions for the visitor is the collection of over 30 […]