Posts tagged california
It’s All About the Journey (and the Destination!): A Road Trip to Mammoth Mountain

With the first day of spring having come and gone, and a blustery chill still swirling through the air, it’s the ideal time to break out your cozy scarf and hit the road.

Because nothing beats a car packed full of great snacks, the perfect playlist, and your favorite pair of skis, when it comes to making memories and embarking on the road trip of a lifetime with family and friends. And whether you’re a foodie, adventure seeker, or relaxation enthusiast, Mammoth Mountain is the destination spot you’ve been dreaming of.

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Peggy Sue's Diner

In a small town called Yermo California is a super fun and funky 50's themed diner called Peggy Sue's.  Built in 1954, it sets in the shadow of the Calico Mountains off Highway 15.  It was closed, refurbished and reopened in 1987 with attempts to preserve its original theme with movie and TV memorabilia, 50's music, jukeboxes and homemade food. You can also stroll through the "5 and Dime" and pick up a souvenir or sit at the counter and have an ice cream sundae. In addition to the diner and gift shop, there is a Pizza Parlor and a Dinosaur Park for the kids to enjoy, complete with turtles and even a pirate!  So on your road trip from Las Vegas to California, or visa versa, make sure you stop at this fun filled destination!

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An Alien Pit Stop on the road to Vegas

Alien Fresh Jerky was founded in the year 2000 by the Ramallo family. The store has been in Baker, California since 2002, relocated from Crystal Springs, Nevada.  In addition to Fresh Jerky, they sell healthy snacks such as nuts, trail mixes, dried fruits, honey and stuffed olives.  A refreshing change from the choices out there and perfect for road trips!  You will also find lots of other snack items and souvenirs at this the Baker location.  Coming soon, the Mothership hotel and a Corporate Headquarters facility.  A great destination stop to stretch your legs and grab some of their famous Alien Fresh Jerky while traveling the 15 freeway on your way to or from Las Vegas!

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A Free Day of Aerospace, Art, and Photography at Balboa Park

Located in sunny San Diego, Balboa Park is a hub of all things art, culture, and everything in-between. No matter if you’re a history buff or a gourmet foodie, there’s no doubt that you’ll find something that both fits your personality and leaves you with a fantastic story to tell friends and family. Best of all, for adventurous San Diegans, the park opens its doors to locals for free on select Tuesdays of each month.

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