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FORESTIERE UNDERGROUND GARDENS: FRESNO’S COOL UNDERGROUND RETREAT

In the early 1900s, a Sicilian immigrant, citrus grower, and visionary turned a vast underground network of rooms, tunnels, and courtyards into a subterranean escape from the sweltering Central Valley summer heat.    

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LAWS RAILROAD MUSEUM & HISTORIC SITE: BISHOP, CA

The rich history of Owens Valley and the Eastern Sierra is preserved at this former railroad station & settlement outside of Bishop, CA.      

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INDIAN WELLS BREWING COMPANY: HIGHWAY 14

“The Biggest, Little Brewery in the World” produces over 20 styles of beer and 100 flavors of soda each year using pure artesian spring water from the historic Indian Wells Spring.    

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GUS’S REALLY GOOD FRESH JERKY: HIGHWAY 395

If you’ve ever taken a road trip to Death Valley or California’s Eastern Sierra, you’ve probably driven by this former gas station hawking dried meat treats along Highway 395 in Olancha CA.    

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SANTA BARBARA AUTOCAMP

Autocamp Santa Barbara

Vintage meets modern at this urban Airstream lodging experience tucked inside an old roadside trailer park that’s been operating continuously since 1922.    

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TILIKUM CROSSING

Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People is the newest span to cross the Willamette River in Portland, OR      

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NORCAL NUGGETS

These little NorCal nuggets may not be worthy of their own individual posts but that doesn’t make them any less special.      

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REDWOOD ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

Kitschy roadside attractions amongst the tallest trees on earth.            

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LUCKY MOJO CURIO COMPANY/WORLD’S SMALLEST CHURCH

The Lucky Mojo Curio Company is a hidden occult emporium in Forestville, CA. It’s a roadside attraction/occult superstore that is jammed packed with interesting things to see, including “The World’s Smallest Church”.      

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EARTHWORKS FARM

A 4.9-acre work-training and educational urban farm located under the 60 Freeway in South El Monte; a food desert and one of the most impoverished areas in the U.S.      

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