Alongside Interstate 10, east of Los Angeles, there is an interesting roadside attraction. It is a dinosaur museum which is inside the brontosaur. Cabazon, Riverside County, California, United States.
Pterodactyl's aerial perspective of a Tyrannosaur. Cabazon, Riverside County, California, United States.
High in the eastern part of the Santa Monica Mountains, stands the iconic Hollywood Sign. Behind the hill is the city of Burbank, in the San Fernando Valley where many major movie studios are located. Los Angeles, California, United States.
Salvation Mountain is the creation of late preacher Leonard Knight. He built his own mountain to spread his message: God is Love. Over the course of 28 years, until his death in 2014, Leonard Knight had relentlessly accumulated materials and countless liters of paint to achieve his goal. Niland, Imperial County, California, United States.
Tennis courts alongside Pacific Coast Highway 1. Malibu, Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Mini aircraft and mega mansion. A paraglider is harnessing the sea breeze to soar past a huge mansion on the top of a cliff. Torrey Pines, San Diego, California, United States.
The Getty Villa is a museum with a collection of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities. It was built by J. Paul Getty, an oil tycoon and an avid art collector. Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California, United States.
Situated on a bluff, the Montage Laguna Beach is a luxury seaside hotel with a sweeping vista of the Pacific Ocean. Laguna Beach, Orange County, California, United States.
The Palace of Fine Arts was built for the 1915 Panama-Pacific exposition, luckily, it was not destroyed although it was meant to be after the fair. However, the Palace fell into disrepair in the 1950s, and was completely demolished in 1964 to be rebuilt identically the following years. Nowadays, this San Francisco iconic landmark is a tourist draw, and many events take place in the curved building left of the rotunda. San Francisco, California, United States.
The town of Solvang is a taste of Denmark in the center of California. It was founded in 1911 by a Danish community that had emigrated from the Midwest. Santa Barbara County, California, United States.
Pepperdine University is a private Christian university on the hillside of Malibu, facing the Pacific Ocean. Malibu, Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Beautiful homes on the steep hillside of Malibu near Las Flores Canyon. Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes, Malibu has —repeatedly. These houses were built after the devastating fire of 1993, which had burned to the ground the previous houses. Malibu is resilient, the call for Malibu is too great. Los Angeles County, California, United States.
In the 1920s, the Malibu Colony was the first area with permanent residents. This is a gated community ideally located between a lagoon and the Pacific Ocean. Malibu, Los Angeles County, California, United States.
The big homes on small lots of the Malibu Colony. This narrow sandy beach is private from the properties to the mean high tide level, so beachgoers won’t be trespassing as long as they remain on the wet sand. A rip current can be seen on the left. Malibu, Los Angeles County, California, United States.
The idyllic setting of Malibu, stretching for 43 kilometers between the Santa Monica Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Los Angeles County, California, United States.