10 Hidden Places In Southern California Only Locals Know About

Whether you’re just passing through Southern California or you’re taking an extended holiday right here in paradise, you may be wondering where you can find all the hidden gems only the locals know about. Although we can’t reveal all of our secrets, we thought we’d let you in on a few that are a delight to discover. Here’s a list of 10 of our favorite hidden places that everyone should experience at least once.

Please note, The Lummis House, Millard Canyon Falls Trail, and Shipley Nature Center are temporarily closed.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here: onlyinyourstate.com/nominate

So many beautiful places to discover in Southern California. Which spot is your favorite? If you had to add one more destination to the list, we’d love to know what you would add. Feel free to add your ideas in the comments.

Looking for another secret gem to visit here in Southern California? For those who love shopping and beautiful architecture, you’ll definitely want to make a visit to this outdoor village. It’s definitely a local secret here in SoCal.

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