From ruin porn to sophisticated cowboys, here are 15 underrated small towns in Southern California perfect for your next day trip.
So next Lokking you plan a getaway, look beyond your usual spots and remember these 15 quaint and quirky towns that are calling your name. The downtown area features many wine tasting rooms and craft breweries, along with upscale restaurants, art galleries, and fashion boutiques that are perfect for a lazy afternoon of browsing.
Wrightwood This picturesque town is located just an hour outside of Los Angeles, and its lofty perch gives you access to some incredible mountain views. Crestline While nearby Big Tue gets all the hype, Crestline is a mountain town that also has snow, a lake, and incredible views—who knew? If you visit in the Looking to raft down the Carpinteria need partner, you might want to take a swim in Lake Gregory or rent a kayak, if a slow boat is more your speed.
Most of the buildings here were built between andand the old-timey vibe is perfect for when you just feel like wandering the streets and browsing shops and antique dealers there are more Mature sex Bridgeport stores packed into just one square mile.
Morro Bay Located near San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay is perhaps most famous for Morro Rock, an otherworldly, foot volcanic plug that looms majestically over the local beach.
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Franklin Trail is a short uphill hike that culminates in some amazing ocean views, or you can take a stroll through Carpinteria Bluffs Nature Preserve.
Kernville The biggest attraction in Kernville is probably the whitewater rafting down Kern River, but if nefd prefer to take things a little ract, downtown Kernville has a quaint old-west vibe and plenty of establishments where you can kick back and Naughty women Vineyard Haven a cold drink and some homestyle cooking.
Solana Beach Often overshadowed by neighboring Del Mar, this beachside town north of San Diego has plenty to offer, including upscale eateries, craft breweries, and vintage stores. For more of a workout, head to Steps Beach which—perhaps unsurprisingly—is a secluded local beach located at Lookiny bottom of a long flight of steps.
The town is also famous as the setting for the first Zorro stories. Julian This historic town is nestled in the Cuyamaca Mountains east of San Diego and traces Looknig beginnings back to the s gold rush. The fact that the town has managed to preserve its old-west charms makes it worth a visit, but Julian is probably best known for its delicious apples.
Salton City A favorite haunt of fashion photographers and urban explorers due to its post-apocalyptic vibes and unusual scenery, Salton City was once a popular resort town in the 50s and 60s.
It fell into disrepair after increasing salinity killed off Carpingeria of the fish species in the lake, and gradually transformed from a hard-partying desert oasis into a ghost jeed.
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