Monday, April 30, 2007

Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake
The Big Bear Lake area offers year round fun and recreation for all of Southern California. World-class skiing and snow boarding, power boating and jet-skiing, to trout fishing and golfing. Winter Big Bear Mountain and Snow Summit Resorts are the top destinations. Summer fun includes boating, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and fishing. Big Bear Lake

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

La Brea Tar Pits and Page Museum

La Brea Tar Pits
About 8 -12 gallons of still tar ooze and bubble to the surface each day. Visitors to the tar pits can learn about Los Angeles as it was between 10,000 and 40,000 years ago. The Page museum is a wonderful place to spend the day with kids. School groups are offered guided tours on head out on your own to discover one of the world's most famous fossil sites. La Brea Tar Pits

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Palomar Mountain Observatory

Palomar Mountain Observatory
Palomar mountain Observatory can be found at the end of a twisting mountain drive up San Diego County Road S-6. At 5,500 feet above sea level expect the temperate to be 15 degrees cooler in the summer and snow and ice conditions in the winter. The observatory is open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. Palomar Mountain Observatory

Monday, April 02, 2007

Nix Nature Center Laguna Canyon

Nix Nature Center
The Nix Nature Center is the new headquarters for the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. The center is the gateway for recreational users to explore the vast network of trails throughout the 6,600-acre park. The $3.4-million nature center features interactive displays, interpretive panels, fossil-embedded rockwork, audio recordings, projected images, art and artifacts. Nix Nature Center