Locations

Location List

Aerial Antics

Previous Next Aerial Antics Overview: Aerial Antics is a paragliding training school that is located at the Sobaba Flight Park. It has been a world

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Andy Jackson Airpark

Previous Next Andy Jackson Airpark Overview: If you are looking to soar among the clouds, then paragliding or hang gliding at Andy Jackson Airpark (AJX)

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Avila Sea Caves

Previous Next Avila Sea Caves Overview: Avila Sea Caves is located south of Avril Beach and is a wonderful place to park your van and

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Balboa Park

Previous Next Balboa Park Overview: Balboa Park is one of my favorite places to spend the day and explore. The park offers a wide variety

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Black Star Canyon

Previous Next Black Star Canyon Overview: Black Star Canyon is located in the Santa Ana Mountains by Irvine Reservoir and has a rich violent history.

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Borrego Springs

Previous Next Borrego Springs Overview: Any van trip to the Anza Borrego State Park isn’t complete without a stopover in Borrego Springs.  Borrego Springs has

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Bridge to Nowhere

Previous Next Bridge to Nowhere Overview: The Bridge to Nowhere is a great hiking adventure for any van lifer looking to visit a unique LA

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Desert View Tower

Previous Next Desert View Tower Overview: No trip on I-8 Freeway to/from the desert isn’t complete without a stop at the  Desert View Tower. The

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Dumont Dunes

Previous Next Dumont Dunes Overview: Dumont Dunes Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Recreation Area is located in the middle of nowhere and a perfect place for van

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Eagle Rock

Previous Next Eagle Rock Overview: Eagle Rock is a fun hike for any van lifer who wants a quick day trip out of San Diego.

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El Segundo Beach

Previous Next El Segundo Beach Overview: El Segundo Beach is a small and quiet beach located between Manhattan Beach to the south and Playa Del

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Fiesta Island Park

Previous Next Fiesta Island Park Overview: Fiesta Island Park is located in Mission Bay and included a peninsular island that is a perfect staging ground

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Holtville Hot Springs

Previous Next Holtville Hot Springs Overview: Holtville Hot Springs Long-Term Visitor Area (LTVA) is located east of Holtville Ca on the US and Mexican Border

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Huntington Beach

Previous Next Huntington Beach Overview: Huntington Beach is a must stop over for any van lifer looking to surfing and spend time on the beach.

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Imperial Sand Dunes

Previous Next Imperial Sand Dunes Overview: The Imperial Sand Dunes are the largest mass of sand dunes in California. The dunes are formed by windblown

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Indian Canyons

Previous Next Indian Canyons Overview: Indian Canyons makes a wonderful adventure for any van lifer who wants to hike and learn more about the Indian

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Iron Mountain

Previous Next Iron Mountain Overview: ron Mountain is the southernmost peak in a small mountain complex that divides the city of Poway from the sprawling

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Julian

Previous Next Julian, Ca Overview: Julian is a beautiful mountain town located in the Cuyamaca mountains. The town dates back to the 1870’s gold rush

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Kate Sessions Park

Previous Next Kate Sessions Park Overview: Kate Session Park is a 79-acre park perched high atop Lamont Street at Soledad Road on the border between

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Kernville

Previous Next Kernville, Ca Overview: Kernville is the capital of adventure in the southern Sierra Nevada mountains. It’s located in Kern County, California and 42

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Lake Cachuma

Previous Next Lake Cachuma Overview: Cachuma Lake is a reservoir in the Santa Ynez Valley of central Santa Barbara County, California on the Santa Ynez River adjoining the north side of California State Route 154.

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Lake Morena

Previous Next Lake Morena County Park Overview: Lake Morena County Park is a great destination for any van lifer. The park offers camping, hiking and

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Malibu Pier

Previous Next Malibu Pier Overview: No trip to Southern California is complete without a stopover at the Malibu Pier. The pier is a historic landmark

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Mojave Memorial Cross

Previous Next Mojave Memorial Cross Overview: If you are interested in visiting a place that has an turbulent legal history, than the Mojave Memorial Cross

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Mount Wilson

Previous Next Mount Wilson Observatory Overview: Mount Wilson and the Mount Wilson Observatory make a great day trip out of the city. The parking lot

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O’Neil Regional Park

Previous Next O’Neil Regional Park Overview: O’Neill Regional Park is 4,500 acres and is situated in beautiful Trabuco and Live Oak Canyons. The park serves

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Ocotillo Wells SVRA

Previous Next Ocotillo Wells SVRA Overview: Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreational Area (SVRA) is a great place for any van lifer looking to boondock and

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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Previous Next Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Overview: The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway—the world’s largest rotating tram car—travels over two-and-one-half miles along the breathtaking cliffs of

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Palomar Mountain

Previous Next Palomar Mountain Overview: Palomar Mountain is a mountain ridge in the Peninsular Ranges in northern San Diego County. It is famous for the

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Paso Robles

Previous Next Paso Robles Overview: Paso Robles is a great destination for any van lifer who loves wine, olive oil and the beauty of vineyards.

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Pioneer Town

Previous Next Pioneer Town Overview: In 1946, Pioneertown was founded by a group of Hollywood investors, including actors Roy Rogers and Gene Autry. They dreamed

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Quartzsite

Previous Next Quartzsite Overview: Any van lifer who wants to get away from the cold winter weather and hang out with other snowbirds, then Quartzsite

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