8 Underrated Places In Southern California That Even Natives Have Never Heard Of

Looking for some new destinations to explore in Southern California? Whether you’ve lived in SoCal your whole life or you’re just passing through, we’ve put together a list of hidden gems that you most likely never knew existed and will definitely want to see. Do you have a favorite spot on this list?

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

Have you ever experienced a visit to any of these destinations in SoCal? If you’re looking for more ways to enjoy Southern California, we think you’ll also enjoy reading about these nine hidden places in SoCal that are worth a visit.

Address: Lake Hodges, Escondido, CA 92029, USA
Address: Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA
Address: 6014 Park Dr, Wrightwood, CA 92397, USA
Address: 740 Stanfield Cutoff, Big Bear, CA 92314, USA
Address: 9400 Dufferin Ave, Riverside, CA 92503, USA
Address: 7621 Granite Hill Dr, Riverside, CA 92509, USA
Address: -33382, 32806 Ortega Hwy, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530, USA