Southern California July 12, 2016
These 10 Scenic Overlooks In Southern California Will Leave You Breathless
There are so many things about Southern California that will leave you feeling inspired, especially these soaring views! If you’re in need of a little SoCal pick-me-up, here are 10 stunning spots where you can take in the picturesque beauty of the southern part of our state.
1. Avalon Bay
Throughout Catalina Island there are too many scenic overlooks to count. No matter which way you turn you'll be dazzled by a stunning view of Avalon Bay.
2. Mt. San Jacinto
Afraid of heights? This panoramic view from the top of Mt. San Jacinto just might make your palms sweat.
3. Griffith Observatory
You can find the Griffith Observatory within Griffith Park just above the Los Feliz neighborhood in Los Angeles. The observatory is a prime spot to take in the spectacular view of LA and the surrounding areas. Be prepared for a crowd, as this is a popular destination for tourists and locals.
4. Iron Mountain
From this vantage point at the top of Iron Mountain, you'll experience a view of San Diego County like nothing you've ever seen. Pack some water and a snack so you can linger a while.
5. Mt. Baldy
The highest peak in the San Gabriel Mountains is the magnificent Mt. Baldy. You'll be rewarded with this stunning view after a strenuous hike to the top of the mountain. Up for the challenge?
6. Mt. Wilson
One of the most recognizable mountains in Southern California is easy to spot by the cluster of antennas at the peak. You'll experience soaring views of Pasadena from the top of this scenic SoCal treasure.
7. San Gabriel Mountains
The view doesn't get much better than this one! Crossing this canopy bridge with Big Pines Zipline Tours is a breathtaking way to take in the beauty of the San Gabriel Mountains.
8. Cucamonga Peak
You don't have to inch up to the edge of this rock to take in the scenery from Cucamonga Peak. No matter where you stand at the top of this mountain you'll be treated to a jaw-dropping view.
9. Santiago Canyon
Along the Santiago Truck Trail in Portola you'll have several opportunities to stop and absorb the scenic and vibrant setting of Santiago Canyon.
10. Cathedral Peak
From the top of Cathedral Peak you'll be treated to an extraordinary view from Oxnard all the way to the Channel Islands.
What magnificent views! If you’re still in need of more inspiration, these
13 places in SoCal are a photo-taking paradise. If you’re not out the door already heading out for an adventure, grab your camera and hit the road to see these amazing spots for yourself.