The Cleveland National Forest is made up of 460,000 acres in Southern California northeast of San Diego. This is the road to Mount Laguna. From the southern end of this area, you can see into Mexico.
Official site: www.fs.usda.gov/cleveland/
Pacific Beach is north of the inlets of San Diego Bay and Mission Bay. It has long been a haven for Southern California vacationers and surfers.
Mission San Luis Rey de Francia is the largest of the Spanish missions in California. It is located near Oceanside, California, north of San Diego.
Official site: www.sanluisrey.org
Mission San Diego de Alcala was founded in 1769 and is the oldest and southernmost of the historic Spanish missions in California.
The neon lights of Hollywood Boulevard are as much a part of the glamor of Southern California as the stage lights.
Mission San Juan Capistrano on a warm Southern California morning.
Santa Monica, California has been a special place for beach-goers for decades.
The 60s and the hippie vibe are still alive in Venice, California.
Venice Beach in Southern California has always attracted artists. You can see a lot of their work on local buildings.