At long last, our final destination has been met! The idea has been tossed around for years of turning this location into the fifty-first state in America and naming it Jefferson but for now it remains (and probably always will) the state line between California and Oregon. I am a little disappointed in my home […]
Tag: California’s Gold
California’s Gold | Eureka! No Gold Here!
Huell Howser and I were on the same page when we both pinned the town of Eureka as a place to stop along Highway 101. Marked as stop number 15 on the California’s Gold road map, this throwback of a town is not only home to Lost Coast Brewery and the Samoa Cookhouse but is has its own mansion! […]
California’s Gold | Brews
There are two types of brewed drinks that I am a particular fan of– the bean kind and the hops kind– and highway 101 has a fair share of both! So this blog post is going to venture away from Huell Howser’s guide map, as I customize it by adding some of my own stops […]
California’s Gold | Are You Confused Yet?
California is lucky enough to be home to not one but TWO gravity defying attractions; The Mystery Spot in Santa Cruz and Confusion Hill of Mendocino County.Although I live closer to The Mystery Spot, I grew up defying gravity on the side of “Old Highway 101” at Confusion Hill. This was always a prime spot to […]
As a child, sitting in the car for eight hours on a road trip up Highway 101 was a pretty normal thing. My family made this pilgrimage annually to visit my grandparents that live in the last town before the Oregon state line, so I got pretty familiar with all the different cities and rest […]