Los Angeles Journals

Five Southland Counties in 6 Days

A March 2012 trip to Los Angeles by judee0624

Lone Pine Museum Photo, Lone Pine, California More Photos
Quote: When my cousin from the East Coast visited, I had a list of six places to take herSince we live in an area inhabited by 18 million people, we have many places of interest to keep us entertained. At the Beach

San Diego Sojourn

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Last weekend we drove to San Diego, California to attend the annual December Nights celebration at Balboa Park. We do not go out in the evening very often so this was a big thing for us. We had attended this event several years ago and had fond memories so wanted to go back. We were not disappointed.San Diego has the best weather of any city in the USA. Many people wonder how we can feel like it is the holidays when we do not have snow. Ask those people on the other side of the equator. Also see how we enjoyed the spirit of the holiday season with thousands of other people in San Diego.All 17 of the museums at Balboa Park are open these two evenings for free. We managed to...Read More

Five Counties in Six Days

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Lone Pine Museum Photo, Lone Pine, California
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Since we live in an area inhabited by 18 million people, we have many places of interest to keep us entertained. Although we are close to Disneyland we did not go there or to any major theme park. Instead, we went one day to the Eastern Sierra where the highest mountain in the lower 48 states can be found. The Visitor Center in Lone Pine gives good information on the area. There are books and souvenirs available also.The wind did not stop us. On we went to Manzanar, Lone Pine and the Alabama Hills.The Mojave Desert was awesome as always. Seeing the sun set in the western skies made the day complete. Other places we visited were a winery, Market Night in Redlands an...Read More