11 Spots Hiding In Southern California That Are Absolutely Spellbinding

Sometimes we are so used to Southern California’s magnificence that we forget to explore the hidden pockets of beauty hiding right in front of our eyes. Whether you are lucky enough to spend your whole life exploring SoCal or you only have a brief window of time to wander through the Golden State, there are a few hidden gems (and some not so hidden) that everyone should experience at least once.

If you could spend one day exploring one of these spots in Southern California, which one would you pick first? For more spectacular places to visit in SoCal, take a look at our Only In Your State home page and do some browsing. You’ll be amazed by all the hidden gems you have yet to discover.