Tag: Roadside Attractions

  • Visiting Tom’s Farms in Temescal Valley

    With its high real estate values and urban sprawl, Southern California doesn’t have a lot of roadside attractions anymore, especially right off major interstates. However, one exception is Tom’s Farms, which has been a fixture in Riverside County’s Temescal Valley since 1971. History of Tom’s Farms Tom’s Farms was started by Tom Barnes, who was…

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  • The Mystery of the Hemet Maze Stone

    Just outside of the town of Hemet, California, there is a boulder with an ancient petroglyph on it that has baffled historians for more than a century. Known as the Hemet Maze Stone, researchers aren’t sure who created the mysterious symbol on the rock. Theories have included everything from ancient Chinese mariners who got lost…

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  • Visiting Seven Magic Mountains Near Las Vegas

    If you’ve ever driven on Interstate 15 south of Las Vegas, maybe you’ve seen colorful stacks of rocks standing in the desert off in the distance. Or, you’ve probably seen freeway signs letting you know to exit for Seven Magic Mountains. In this article, we will take a look at the unique art attraction that…

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