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Los Angeles, California

Miniature Garden of Whimsy

A quirky collection of figurines backdropped by city views is hidden next to a popular restaurant in the Hollywood hills.
La Cañada Flintridge, California

Oak Grove Disc Golf Course

The world's first disc golf course has the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as a neighbor.
Los Angeles, California

Lady Liberty Building

A 50-foot tile mural mosaic for the 100-year anniversary of the Statue of Liberty.
Thousand Oaks, California

Gardens of the World

From Japan to Italy, this California park explores the world's cultures through their gardens.
Los Angeles, California

Kim Thai Food

Find regional specialties from the Thai-Laotian border inside in a North Hollywood swap meet's food court.
Simi Valley, California

Corriganville Park

The ruins of the movie ranch owned by actor and stuntman Ray "Crash" Corrigan.
Los Angeles, California

Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden

This “living museum” at UCLA exhibits thousands of plant species from all over the world.
San Marino, California

Carnivorous Plants at the Huntington Gardens

Bug-devouring flora are the stars of a special wing of the glass conservatory.
Pasadena, California

Foothill Blvd. Milestone

Pasadena’s Stonehenge.
Llano, California

Ruins at Llano Del Rio

The remnants of a failed socialist commune can still be found just off a California highway.
Lake Los Angeles, California

Lake Los Angeles

A dry lake is what remains of a community founded on a real estate scam.
Glendora, California

Rubel Castle

The most unique castle in all of Southern California, entirely constructed from repurposed materials.
Amboy, California

Amboy Ghost Town

The ghost town that ended up on Ebay.
Blythe, California

Blythe Intaglios

Ancient human, animal, and geometric figures drawn in the earth.
Landers, California

The Integratron

Experience a quartz crystal sound bath inside a storied, all-wood sound-chamber.
Landers, California

Giant Rock

A regular looking rock with an unbelievable history.
Indio, California

Dr. June McCarroll Monument

A monument to the frontier doctor who came up with the idea of delineating highways with a painted line.
Mecca, California

Dos Palmas and San Andreas Springs

These lush groves of fan palms rise up like oases out of southern California's Colorado Desert.
Altadena, California

Zorthian Ranch

The cobbled together compound of a deceased artist which now serves as a filming location.
Altadena, California

Mountain View Mortuary and Cemetery

This magnificent mausoleum is as much a work of art as it is a historic resting place.
Tehachapi, California

Tehachapi Loop

Where a railroad loops under or over itself to rise or drop more than 70 feet in a short distance.
San Bernardino, California

Kelso Dunes

The largest dune field in the Mojave offers a chance of hearing the 'singing sands.'
Baker, California

World's Largest Thermometer

This giant temperature attraction created some giant electric bills.
Solvang, California

OstrichLand USA

Get up close to emus and ostriches, or buy their tasty meat.