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Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz Mystery Spot

A "gravitational anomaly" located in the redwood forests just outside of Santa Cruz, California.
Mecca, California

Salton Sea

The ghostly remains of an accidental sea.
Los Angeles, California

Philosophical Research Society

A library of rare occult books in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, California

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

Crypt mausoleum in cathedral's basement contains relics of third century Roman martyr, Saint Vibiana.
San Diego, California

El Campo Santo Cemetery

This historic graveyard was partially paved over to create a streetcar line.
San Diego, California

Friendship Park

Every weekend, people gather here for a brief chance to see their loved ones on the other side of the United States–Mexico border.
San Diego, California

1895 Looff Carousel

One of the few remaining carousels built by master amusement park carver Charles I.D. Looff.
Santa Barbara, California

Franceschi Park

The home of one of California's most important horticulturalists wilts amidst a lovely park.
Cantil, California

Saltdale

Salt is slowly eating away this abandoned saltworks town in the desert.
Carpinteria, California

Wardholme Torrey Pine

At 130 years old and 126 feet tall, it is the largest known example of the rare Torrey pine tree.
Tehachapi, California

Tehachapi Wind Farm

Thousands of turbines whir at at the origin of North American wind power.
Avalon, California

Wrigley Memorial and Botanical Garden

Chewing gum tycoon's memorial lies perched over wife's botanical gardens on Santa Catalina Island.
Riverside, California

Tio's Tacos

Mexican food and folk art.
Santa Clarita, California

St. Francis Dam

The Los Angeles flood disaster that took 400 lives and ended the career of William Mulholland.
San Juan Capistrano, California

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Oldest building in California still in use.
Camarillo, California

Scary Dairy

Graffiti-covered ruins that were once part of a farm owned by a mental hospital.
Huntington Beach, California

Newland House Museum

The oldest home in Huntington Beach, the farmhouse is a monument to the region's pioneer past.
Pomona, California

Spadra Cemetery

This graveyard is the eternal home of the residents of a vanished California town.
Long Beach, California

Astronaut Islands

These four islands right offshore have waterfalls, colorful lights, fancy buildings, and a secret purpose.
Pasadena, California

Vroman's Bookstore

Colorado Boulevard’s historic bookstore, operating since the bustling city of Pasadena was merely some orange groves and a few ostrich farms.
Hacienda Heights, California

Gates of Hell Hacienda Heights

This mysterious and creepy location instills a strong sense of foreboding in all visitors.
Compton, California

Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

This museum honors the first Spanish land grant in California which is still in the hands of the original owner's family.
Arcadia, California

Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

Arcadia is home to a haven for nature geeks and 80s TV lovers alike.
Los Angeles, California

Rustic Canyon's Murphy Ranch

World War II-era Nazi compound nestled in the Santa Monica hills.