You are just a few destinations away from a perfect vacation in Southern California. When planning a trip, It is always pleasant to have a checklist of fine places to not miss out on any of the unique corners of the city. California is the land of incredible marvels that are all worth visiting. You might get confused as to where to go and where not. Here is a list that resolves your dilemma. We have the top-5 tourist attractions you must enjoy while on a trip to Southern California.
1) Salvation Mountain
Jump into the desert to see this artwork for yourself. Located near the Salton Sea in Niland, California, this place is one of a kind. Leonard Knight spent the better part of his life forming this dirt mound which is eye candy. The purpose is to spread love. It will open up your mind to all dimensions of art and creativity. I think this is a must-visit place for all art lovers. Make sure you also check out Slab City and East Jesus while there. Don’t forget to take your camera or mobile phone because there are several great places and things to photograph and record here!
2) Victoria Beach
It is a long white sandy beach, south of Victoria Drive in Laguna Beach. Here you’ll experience the gorgeous views of the waves crashing against the rocks and incredible sunsets. You’ll witness an iconic castle-inspired tower built against the cliffs. You’ll also get many water sports and fun activities that you can enjoy like, skimboarding, body surfing, diving, and volleyball. It is a great place to chill out and relax, especially with those palms along the entire beach.
3) Great Wall of LA
Not less phenomenal than that of China’s wall. Located in North Hollywood, this nearly 2,700-foot-long mural depicts the history of California. It’s like a glance into the past. This captivating work of art remains today as one of the longest murals in the world. It is a great place to walk and enjoy public art along with having fun history lessons about California. This wall is a civic treasure hiding in plain sight.
4) Bob Baker Marionette Theater
Enter here to venture into the finest historical theatre. It is the oldest children’s theatre company in Los Angeles. If you are traveling with kids, it is ‘the place for you. You’ll escape the hassles of the world and will dive deep into the amazing marionettes. Go and see a show, find your inner child, and revel in this beautiful art of marionettes! Don’t forget to buy tickets beforehand as these shows sell out.
5) Tio’s Tacos
After all the juggling, when you are hungry, visit Tio’s Tacos. It is located on Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside. It’ll satiate all your cravings. It is a fun and unique place to eat. It’s all made from scraps and junk into beautiful works of art. It’s not just about only food, but there is something to see everywhere you look!
Some great experiences are waiting for you to arrive. Have a safe and delightful Southern California trip!