Black's Beach

Black's Beach is an amazingly clean and beautiful clothing-optional beach in San Diego County. Black's […]


California terrain The modern-day state of California encompasses many distinct zones with divergent histories. Sierras […]

California flora

Mediterranean region Mediterranean plants evolved to deal with dry summers and wet winters. Very unique […]

California hot springs

Circle: found online, not accessed. Pink square: inaccessible, inhospitable and/or private. Star: recommended. Gold heart: […]

California Ranchos

In 1851 the U.S. Congress passed "An Act to Ascertain and Settle Private Land Claims […]

Lassen Volcanic Park

Hot Springs, Fumaroles and Muds Lassen Volcanic Park has an enormous number of springs, vents […]

Luiseno Indians

Residing in Southern California, including Los Angeles and San Diego counties, Luiseno Indians had villages […]

Mission San Luis Rey de Francia

View Spanish Colonialization in Las Californias in a larger map On an elevated piece of […]

Northern California hot springs

Big Bend Hot SpringsMaybe Private Not to be confused with the Big Bend Hot Springs […]

Old Spanish Trail

The Old Spanish Trail connected Santa Fe and Los Angeles. Travelers from Santa Fe aimed […]

Salton Sea

View Hot Springs in a larger map Salton Sea Muds Niland Spring In the Salton […]

San Diego

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Southern California beaches

Ventura County Oxnard Ventura Point Mugu Los Angeles County Malibu Western Malibu Malibu Point Dume […]

Southland California hot springs

Vallecitos SpringPublicLocated near Agua Caliente Hot Springs Agua Caliente Hot SpringsThis is the Agua Caliente […]

Southland historic adobes

Leonis Adobe 1844 In 1844, an unknown builder constructed an adobe home that would become […]

Spanish Missions in California

View Spanish Colonialization in Las Californias in a larger map Spanish colonization of Alta California […]

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