8 Retro Places In Southern California That Will Take You Back In Time

If you live anywhere long enough, you form a wonderful bond with all the spaces and places that have become a part of your life. Here in Southern California, there are several locations that come to mind that are just as special today as they were in the past. These old skating rinks, diners, bowling alleys, and even a record store, all hold a tender place in all of our hearts as they have been a part of our SoCal experience for many decades.

Take a look at these 8 retro spots in Southern California and I bet the memories will come flooding back to you. They may be a blast from the past, but they’re still a trip to visit today.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

I hope that was a fun trip down memory lane. It’s fun to reflect back on all the great times we’ve had here in Southern California. Any other spots that come to mind that you’d like to see on this list? Let us know in the comments.