bridgetmkane's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Leaderboard Highlights
bridgetmkane's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Newberry Springs, California
Loading map...
Yermo, California

Peggy Sue's 50's Diner & Diner-Saur Park

Like a kitschy mirage in the Mojave, this eatery serves up classic 50s-style diner meals and a dinosaur sculpture garden.
Rancho Cordova, California

Back to the 80s Cafe

This diner's a kitschy dreamland for anyone whose heart is stuck in the 1980s.
Los Angeles, California

LAX Theme Building

This quirky UFO-shaped curiosity is often mistaken for the airport’s control tower.
Agoura Hills, California

Western Town at Paramount Ranch

An Old West film set seen in countless TV shows and movies is open for the public to explore.
Inyo, California

Amargosa Opera House

Marta Becket's hand-painted theater in the desert.
San Simeon, California

Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery

This stretch of beach along California's central coast is a busy highway for the largest seal in the northern hemisphere.
Avalon, California

The Catalina Island Bison Herd

A herd of 150 bison live on California's Santa Catalina Island and are at the heart of an ongoing debate between environmental protection and economic expansion.
Culver City, California

Center for Land Use Interpretation

A museum, art project, and institution that demands we look at the world around us in a strange new way.
Calipatria, California

Davis-Schrimpf Seep Field

Burping, gurgling geothermal mud pots by the Salton Sea.
Coronado, California

Hotel del Coronado

L. Frank Baum wrote part of the "Wizard of Oz" series in this wooden Victorian beach resort.
San Bernardino County, California

Searles Lake

This sun-scorched lakebed contains samples of half the natural elements known to humankind.
Los Angeles, California

Jim Morrison Mural

Legendary frontman of the Doors looms in this giant mural by famed Venice muralist, Rip Cronk.
Barstow, California

Painted Rocks

The cluster of boulders near Fort Irwin is covered in military insignia.
Los Angeles, California

The Bonaventure Hotel

The space-age building is home to one of the few remaining rotating restaurants in America, and the only one that inspired a 1980s sitcom.
Three Rivers, California

Moro Rock

Four hundred granite steps were built into this massive rock by the National Park Service.
La Puente, California

Donut Hole

“It's the quality” (but probably also the drive-through donut tunnel) that has attracted diners since 1968.
Los Angeles, California

The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Hollywood's oldest hotel is the site of the first Academy Awards, the birthplace of Marilyn Monroe's career, and the home of Montgomery Clift's ghost.
Los Angeles, California

Ballerina Clown

A three-story, three-dimensional hobo clown in a tutu welcomes CVS shoppers.
Los Angeles, California

Tom House

Historic house-museum dedicated to the revolutionary gay graphic artist Tom of Finland.
Beverly Hills, California

Union 76 Gas Station

The dramatic upward-curving roof is one of the most iconic examples of Googie architecture that still stands today.
Baker, California

Alien Fresh Jerky

Finally the worlds of UFO enthusiasts and beef jerky lovers have come together in this roadside shop.
San Bernardino County, California

Amboy Crater

This dormant volcanic crater has been converted from a roiling pit of magma to a pleasant hiking spot.
Pasadena, California

Mount Wilson Observatory

This former stomping grounds of the most eminent astronomers of the early 20th century.
Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Point Vicente Lighthouse

A "haunted" landmark on the coast of Southern California.