The Pike Ferris Wheel

Along with the Spillman Carousel, Historic Carousels, Inc. operates a 90′ Ferris Wheel that has the best views of the city and ports of Long Beach, CA.  This Chase Manufactured Giant Wheel has  20 Gondolas that hold up to six passengers each.  Make sure to take a ride during sunset…just beautiful!  It also has a fantastic …

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The Donut Hole

The Donut Hole is a bakery and landmark in La Puente, California. An example of programmatic architecture, the building is shaped like two giant donuts through which customers drive to place their orders. The bakery is one of the most photographed donut shops in the United States.

Korean Friendship Bell

This massive and intricately-decorated bell and pavilion was donated in 1976 to the people of Los Angeles by the people of the Republic of Korea to celebrate the bicentennial of the U.S. independence, honor veterans of the Korean War, and to consolidate traditional friendship between the two countries. The bell is patterned after the Bronze …

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Peggy Sue’s 50’s Diner

Peggy Sue’s is an original roadside Diner, built in 1954 with 9 counter stools and 3 booths. It sets in on the shadow of the Calico Mountains and was built from railroad ties and mortar from the nearby Union Pacific Rail yard.

Sherman Library & Gardens

The Sherman Library and Gardens are botanical gardens in Corona del Mar, California. The gardens are open to the public every day, except major holidays. An admission fee is charged on most days. Today’s garden began in 1955 when Arnold D. Haskell bought the Norman’s Nursery property.

Mission Inn Hotel & Spa

Mission Inn Hotel & Spa began as a quaint adobe boarding house in 1876, becoming a full-service hotel in the early 1900s. Opened by Frank Miller, it expanded in 1903 with over 200 guestrooms and the addition of the Mission Wing, built in Mission-Revival style while incorporating architectural features from more than 20 different California …

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The Neon Museum

Founded in 1996, The Neon Museum is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization dedicated to collecting, preserving, studying and exhibiting iconic Las Vegas signs for educational, historic, arts and cultural enrichment. The Neon Museum campus includes the outdoor exhibition space known as the Neon Boneyard, a visitors’ center housed inside the former La Concha Motel …

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