Solvang – a Danish town in California
Solvang is a town in the Santa Barbara County in the Santa Ynez Valley in Centralcalifornia.
In Danish Solvang means “sunny field”.
The town was founded in 1911 by a Danish group of educationists on a former Spanish Mission.
Slab City – a so-called „Snowbird Community”/trailer park in the Sonora Desert in the Imperial County.
Snowbirds are diverse people. Some are from higher latitudes and colder climates in the northern parts of the USA and Canada.
San Luis Obispo – America’s happiest city.
Almost exactly in between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the small town San Luis Obispo can be found. It is even reachable over Highway One (more about iconic Hwy 1 here)!
This cute, little town offers a high quality of life and for that it got the nickname “America’s happiest city”. There is not too much to explore here but it is already worth visiting only to get to know this relaxing vibe here.
Salvation Mountain: reached the end of California
Past the Salton Sea, in the Colorado Desert, by Slab City, you can find the so-called “Salvation Mountain”. To be exact, north of Calipatria, north-east of Niland, in the Imperial County.
Calico Ghost Town – a ghost town without ghosts
Calico Ghost Town is located in the Mojave Desert in the San Bernadino County in southern California. Off Interstate 15 you can already read the characters “CALICO”.
A schoolboy explored some silver whereupon the town in the course of the silver mining was founded. There were more than 500 mines and the population was at approximately 1.200 people.