Take a road trip to Lake Hemet area to escape the heat of the desert

Coachella Valley is famous for its music festival, golf, casinos and restaurants. The mild winters draw many people from Los Angeles and from across the country. Sometimes though the weather can be too hot even in winter time and some of the snowbirds miss snow or just want a break from the heat. One does […]

Enjoy great nature while hiking at Big Morongo Canyon Preserve

Big Morongo canyon is named after native Indian tribe and is very close to the famous Palm Springs in the Coachella Valley. This nature preserve is large and has well developed hiking trails. The Marsh Trail is a boardwalk and is suitable for wheelchair. There are various birds and animals to see depending on the […]

Experience Los Angeles shopping at the Grove

If you like shopping or need to get gift ideas and happen to be in Los Angeles, pay  a visit to the Grove – a very nice shopping and dining area. The Grove is close to West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. It is just couple of blocks south from Sunset boulevard and Santa Monica boulevard. […]

Take Angeles National Forest Scenic Route and Capture Beautiful Mountain Pictures

Angeles National Forest scenic route follows the ridge of San Gabriel Mountains that overlook greater Los Angeles. This scenic drive is so close to the big city, yet not many tourists venture to take this California road trip into the mountains. Angeles National Forest is a nature preservation area and is a great place to […]

Angeles Crest Highway Scenic Drive, Road Trip Ideas in Southern California

Angeles Crest Highway scenic drive is one of the most beautiful, surprising and adventurous mountain road trips to explore. California road trip ideas can add lots of fun to your visit to Southern California and offer wonderful scenic route to enjoy.  FPImages shares great traveling tips and mountain pictures of this scenic drive that show […]

California road trip ideas, plan trip to Angeles National Forest and visit Newcombs Ranch

Southern California road trip ideas are many. This is the land of freeways and cars. Drive down the Sunset or Hollywood boulevards, drive to Santa Monica or Malibu. The list goes on. And that list of California road trip ideas would not be complete without the visit to Angeles National Forest. San Gabriel Mountains dominate […]

Plan a trip to scenic Wrightwood and have fun driving along Angels Crest highway

Angels Crest Highway is a fun road in San Gabriel mountains north of Los Angeles. It is truly drivers paradise with twists and turns, uphills and downhills. There are always many motorbikes and classic cars here, especially on the weekends. The road climbs all the way to 8,000 feet and in winter months can be […]

Delicious food and colorful Christmas decorations at Evergreen Cafe in Wrightwood, California

Wrightwood, California is a very small town situated in San Gabriel Mountains that surround Los Angeles. It sits right on highway 2 also known as Angeles Crest highway. This road must be on anyone’s list of things to do when visiting LA. Angels Crest runs from La Canada/Flintridge in the west to pretty much Wrightwood […]

Los Angeles Farmers Market celebrates holiday season with Christmas decorations

Somewhere between West Hollywood and Beverly Hills one can find a unique Los Angeles attraction – farmers market. Exact address is Fairfax at 3-rd street intersection. It is about halfway between Santa Monica boulevard and Wilshire boulevard. One useful piece of information to plan a trip to Los Angeles farmers market is that parking is […]

Outdoor Christmas decorations in Monrovia, CA, 20 Christmas Holidays photos

Monrovia is a small town in greater Los Angeles area in southern California. It is one of the oldest towns and has rich history. It is easily accessible via 210 highway. Monrovia’s main street is south Myrtle Avenue and is very pleasant walking district full of small shops and restaurants. You would want to visit […]

Enjoy mountains and desert at 49 Palms oasis hiking trail, 20 nature pictures

Southern California has many great outdoor adventures and Joshua Tree National Park is one not to miss. This park is in a high desert location and its hiking trails in the deserts and mountains draw many outdoor enthusiasts. 49 Palms oasis hike is an easy option to get a taste of the park. To plan […]

Plan a trip to Joshua Tree National park at Oasis of Mara visitors center

Southern California has many attractions and when you plan a trip there please include Joshua Tree National Park on your list. Even if you are not an avid hiker you can drive through many parts of this park and still enjoy great outdoors. This visitors center is located just off route 62 also known as […]

Abstract Images taken at Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park is a truly magical place and giant redwoods that live for thousands of years represent the symbolism of eternal life, wisdom and reaching for the skies. Abstract images taken at Sequoia National Park will deliver these powerful concepts. Beautiful abstract images will make great desktop backgrounds, they can produce amazing giclee or […]

Sequoia National Park great outdoors, hiking trails in Sierra Nevada Mountains

Sequoia National Park is one the best outdoor California adventures. Its hiking trails in Sierra Nevada Mountains draw many outdoor enthusiasts. Sequoia National Park is about 4 hour drive from Los Angeles so when you plan a trip think about accommodations or bring a tent if you plan on camping. Sierra Nevada Mountains will amaze […]

Street Scenes from Santa Monica in California

Santa Monica, California should be on anyone’s list of places to visit while in the area. This nice coastal town can be reached via I-10 just off the I-405. Once you get of the exit go to the intersection of 3-rd street and Broadway. The shopping mall there allows three hour free parking, after that […]

Some Amazing Architectural Landmarks of California

California is home to some of the best architectural landmarks, which attracts thousands of visitors to the state every year. Many of these landmarks are located in Los Angeles, which is know all over for architectural oddballs like giant hot dog, a giant chili bowl and a giant stack of records. One such popular landmark […]

Exploring the Walt Disney Animation Studios

Anyone who is interested in animated movies would want to visit the Walt Disney Animation Studios. With its headquarter in Burbank, California, this American animation studio was established in the year 1923 under the name, Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio. Later in the year 1929, the name was changed after it became a part of Walt […]

California missions – the Magnificent Old Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana

California missions are part of  catholic church history and historic landmarks that preserve important California history and Spanish architecture. When you plan a trip to California consider including a visit to California missions in your list of road trip ideas.  Not all Los Angeles attractions are busy and hectic, road trips to museums or historical […]

A Glimpse of the DreamWorks Animation Studios

Located in the gorgeous city of Glendale in the state of California in United States, DreamWorks Animation is one of the leading animation studios in America. The company has two primary sites, the original feature animation studio in Glendale and the PDI studio located in Redwood City, both in California. This Fox studio has several […]

A Peek into the Warner Bros Entertainment World in Hollywood

Warner Bros. Entertainment is a renowned production house producing films, television and music entertainment in America. A short form for Warner Brothers, it is counted amongst the major film studios in America and has headquarters in Burbank, California and New York. It is a subsidiary of the popular Time Warner. Warner Bros. Studios is a […]

Taking a Tour of Hollywood Movie Studios in California

If you are fond of movies, then visiting the Hollywood movie studios must have been a source of fascination for you. After all, where can one see their favorite Hollywood stars in action all the time. The fabled gates of leading Hollywood studios are the place from where every star of Hollywood must have passed. […]

The Pious St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Los Angeles

A magnificent and spiritually enlightening Roman Catholic parish, St. Vincent de Paul Church is nice place to stop and have a little break while exploring Los Angeles. Considered as the Historic-Cultural Monument of Los Angeles, this beautiful church was designed by architect Albert C. Martin, Sr. and was constructed in the 1920s. Located just off […]

Roadside Sculptures- Depicting Novelty Architecture of California

Anyone who has ever been to California would definitely mention the bizarre and interesting roadside sculptures across the state. These amazing sculptures signify the novelty architecture of California, for which it is popular all over. The Watts Towers in Los Angeles is a  structure standing higher than 99 feet. The Towers were designated a historical […]

The Magnificent Architecture of Colorado Street Bridge

A historic arch bridge created from concrete, Colorado Street Bridge is a beautiful scenic spot in Pasadena, California, especially among architects. Designed and built by Waddell & Harrington Company in the year 1913, this architectural marvel spans the Arroyo Seco in Pasadena. The drive across this structure is less hectic than on freeway 134 which […]

Discover the Interesting Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

A visit to the famous Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Center for Public Affairs will leave all book lovers amazed. Located in Simi Valley in California, this library also happens to be the final resting place of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Wilson Reagan. The library was built in the year 1988, […]

Living Desert Botanical Garden: Come Close to Nature

The Living Desert was formed in 1970 to help preserve the Palm Desert and maintain the balance of the desert ecosystem. Founded by several trustees of the Palm Springs Desert Museum, this place has a zoo and botanical garden that brings visitors all year round. It is a popular with the kids mostly, but adults […]

Living Desert Zoo: For Excitement Filled Experience in California

Established in the year 1970, the Living Desert located in Palm Springs is should be on the list of places to see while visiting Coachella valley in southern California. This place was established by trustees of the Palm Springs Desert Museum in order to preserve natural surroundings, desert animals and plants, and educate general public […]

Spiritual Experience at Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove

Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove is a church to visit if you would to have a unique spiritual experience during your visit to Los Angeles. You just can’t miss the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, when visiting Southern California. Located in the beautiful Orange County, this amazing Christian church building is made of reflective glass […]

Lake Shrine Temple and Retreat: A Peaceful Place for Self Reflection

Located in the beautiful Pacific Palisades in California, Lake Shrine Temple and Retreat is a great place for meditation and self-reflection. Popularly known as “the church of all religions,” this peaceful and serene place holds rich spiritual history and is loved by people of all faiths. Just a short drive away from Los Angeles, this […]

Malibu Pier and Malibu Lagoon State Beach Pictures

Visiting Malibu Pier and Malibu Lagoon State Beach must be on the list of things to do in Malibu, California. Those that like nature photography and specifically like taking beach photos Malibu Pier is a must see place. California coast stretches for hundreds of miles but out of all California beached Malibu Beach is the […]

Descanso Gardens Pasadena- Come Closer to Nature

Step into the Descanso Gardens and one will be transported to a world of greenery and groves of trees. The garden is home to several varieties of trees and lovely flowers including camellias. Easily accessible from Los Angeles, many nature enthusiasts and children prefer to come here to spend their leisure afternoons and weekends. Renowned […]

Truly Memorable Sight of Pink Chilean Flamingos

Birds in the natural habitat are always a beautiful vision to behold. Children and adults of all ages enjoy the spectacle of stunning birds roaming leisurely in their surroundings. The pink Chilean Flamingos are birds that make anyone stand in awe. Their bright pink plumage, the long neck, and their sleek form are mesmerizing. These […]

The Lively 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica

The vibrant life and energy of the people living in a city adds to the character of the place. The same is true when one visits the 3rd Street Promenade. This place is renowned as a wonderful shopping and dining district. In addition to the shopping experience, the place is close to the pier and […]

Fabulous and Luxurious JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

The images of the dry sand and hot breeze, that the word desert brings to mind, is clearly overturned by the JW Marriott Desert Springs resort and spa. The resort welcomes its guests with spectacular amenities and an array of suites and rooms, designed for comfort and luxury. The landscaped lawns and ground, array of […]

A Tour of the Amazing Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park is home to world largest trees and will delight nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts. The park presents numerous opportunities for taking nature pictures. Giant redwood forest  is amazing and truly wonder of the world. Surrounding Sierra Nevada mountains have lots of excellent hiking trails. Sequoia National Park is situated about half way between […]

Silence and Stillness of Salton City

When one hears the word ‘city’, the images that rush to mind are busy streets, people commuting to work, and the lines of cars waiting at the traffic signals to mention a few. However, a trip to Salton City can be quite an eye-opener. The empty streets, dilapidated buildings, and the vacant seashore are some […]