While the National Parks and big cities tend to steal the show when it comes to California, many other areas of California are worth a visit.
Los Padres National Forest is a quick 1.5-hour drive from Los Angeles. The forest is in the western area of California.
Having a plan is the best way to avoid wasting your time in Los Padres National Forest.
If you’re looking for an iconic rugged west coast beach, look no further than Sand Dollar Beach. This rocky beach has breathtaking views that will leave you inspired.
Cachuma Lake Recreation Area lies not far from Santa Barbara and makes for a great day trip for those staying in the area.
Drivers will experience beautiful vistas as well as stunning cliffs and rock formations.