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Sacramento, California

Dragon House

An eccentric home stands out in an otherwise average neighborhood with mosaics, mini topiaries, and kinetic sculpture.
Los Angeles, California

Tiki-Ti

Established in the '60s, a family-owned tropical drink bar founded by Ray Buhen, bartender to the stars.
Los Angeles, California

Venice Beach Freakshow

The largest collection of two headed animals in the world.
Los Angeles, California

Eagle Rock

The neighborhood of Eagle Rock is named after a gigantic boulder with a shadowy surprise.
Arcadia, California

Denny's Windmill

A relic from a forgotten bakery chain still spins atop a diner.
Pasadena, California

Vroman's Bookstore

Colorado Boulevard’s historic bookstore, operating since the bustling city of Pasadena was merely some orange groves and a few ostrich farms.
Pasadena, California

Colorado Street Bridge

A Masterpiece with a Tragic History.
East Los Angeles, California

Everything Is Terrible

This store is dedicated to unique found footage and the strangeness of pre-internet pop-culture.
Pasadena, California

Hale Solar Laboratory

Suburban observatory was personal lab of the father of modern astrophysics.
Los Angeles, California

Soap Plant / Wacko

An expansive book store, art gallery, and curio shop with wares ranging from tarot cards to novelty socks.
Pasadena, California

Blind Donkey

Whiskey lovers, this is your happy place.
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.
Baker, California

Alien Fresh Jerky

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

The RMS Queen Mary

The awe-inspiring ship from the golden era of cruising has an incomparable history and a reputation as one of the world’s most haunted places.
Pasadena, California

Kendall Alley

A cobblestone alley with an interesting past.
Pasadena, California

Gold Bug

Contemporary art inspired by natural history and science drawing on ancient techniques in a modern world.
Pioneertown, California

Pioneertown

A fake town founded by Western movie stars is now becoming a hip desert community.