Southern California November 28, 2017
11 Things To Do In Southern California When You Thought You’ve Done Everything
Do you ever feel like you have seen every single nook and cranny of Southern California? If you feel like you’re running out of new places to see and explore, let this list of unique destinations reignite your wandering spirit so you can go out and make some new memories in SoCal.
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:
1. A day trip to the town of Fillmore.
In the mood for a day trip? Then head to one of SoCal's most quaint old-time towns for a fun experience the whole family will enjoy. Located in Ventura County, the town of
offers up some great spots to visit including an historic railway, a honey farm, and some fantastic vintage stores.
2. Explore the beauty of Meditation Mount.
When you want to get away from it all and escape to a serene and magical setting that will surround you with views galore and picturesque beauty in every direction then
is where you'll want to be. Located in Ojai at 10340 Reeves Road, this dreamy destination is centrally located for most everyone in SoCal.
3. Take a hike on Pumpkin Rock Trail
It doesn't have to be Halloween to appreciate this unique hike in Southern California. Located in Norco, CA at 2675 Vandermolen Drive, this short and sweet hike on
Pumpkin Rock Trail
will lead you straight to a giant orange pumpkin. It's quite unlike any other hike you'll ever experience in SoCal.
4. Dine inside a greenhouse
Please note, Commissary has permanently closed.
If you've ever wanted to dine in a greenhouse then this should go at the top of your list. Located inside THE LINE hotel in the heart of Los Angeles you'll find a tasty restaurant like no other.
not only has a mouthwatering menu but it's located inside an actual greenhouse that provides a stunning and memorable setting for a fine meal.
5. Check out a 100-foot sand dune.
Did you know there was a massive 100-foot sand dune hiding in SoCal? Located in Manhattan Beach at 33rd and Bell Avenue,
Sand Dune Park
is an unexpected gem tucked inside this beachside community that you must see to believe.
6. A day of antique shopping in one of SoCal's most charming towns.
One our favorite places to go for a leisurely afternoon of shopping and strolling and browsing for antiques is located in the charming town of
. Not only is this town a fun place to be, but you'll find a plethora of delightful antique stores packed with treasure.
7. Take a dreamy horse-drawn carriage ride through the countryside.
Located in the mountain town of Julian, you'll find a dreamy way to see the sights on a
. Julian Carriage Company offers short rides through downtown or longer rides through the countryside. No matter which option you choose it will be a memorable adventure for the whole family.
8. Stroll and play at Waterfront Park
Located in San Diego at 1600 Pacific Highway,
is an unexpected gem tucked inside the heart of the city. Splish and splash in the shallow water on a hot SoCal day or just enjoy the view and vibrant energy of this charming waterfront destination in downtown San Diego.
9. A breezy hike along San Clemente Beach Trail.
San Clemente Beach Trail
is the perfect place to be when you want to get outside for some fresh air without straying far from the city. Whether you're walking, jogging, or biking, this is a fun and scenic trail that's nice and easy to navigate.
10. Devour some bacon at The Bacon Bar.
It's impossible not to love bacon. If you're as crazy about bacon as we are then you may find yourself jumping in the car and heading straight to the
to get your bacon fix. You can find the Bacon Bar at Saint Marc Restaurant in Huntington Beach at 21058 Pacific Coast Hwy.
11. Explore the mysteries of Dripping Cave Trail
When you're looking for an adventurous hike with some fascinating history,
Dripping Cave Trail
is the kind of hike that you'll want to explore. Located at Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park at 28373 Alicia Pkwy in Laguna Niguel, this trail is tucked inside a 4,500 acre wilderness park and will lead you straight to a hidden cave that was once a popular hiding spot for robbers who were known to hijack stagecoaches.
So there you have it – 11 fun and memorable things to do in SoCal that you didn’t even know existed. What a fun list to explore in Southern California.
For more SoCal adventures to add to your bucket list, check out these
11 attractions that will bring out the explorer in you.