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Las Vegas-Road Trip With Huell Howser (156)

Huell heads for the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas to find some of the “hidden” gold in this historic town. From the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park to the Atomic Testing Museum, there’s a lot to see and do. 2011

Weaverville- Road Trip with Huell Howser (154)

Huell travels to Trinity County to the small historic town of Weaverville. He visits the beautiful downtown including a Taoist temple built in 1874, which is now the Joss House State Historic Park and the Highland Art Center. He’ll also stop by the Jake Jackson Memorial Museum, the Weaverville Community Forest and even get in  Continue Reading »

Orchid Trail-Road Trip With Huell Howser (152)

Huell is on the trail… the Orchid Trail that is!!! Located on California’s central and southern coasts which became a Mecca for orchid hobbyists in the early part of the 20th century. Wealthy families who established estates to enjoy the Mediterranean-like climate of coastal California sought the services of renowned horticulturists and landscape architects to  Continue Reading »

Sanger-Road Trip With Huell Howser (151)

Huell tours the Fresno County Fruit Trail, an 80-mile stretch of orchards as well as the top pitted-fruit producing area of the world. The Fruit Trail is a great spot to sample locally-grown nectarines, apricots, peaches, and plums. Huell even stops by a gallery where local artists have shown their appreciation for the region’s agricultural  Continue Reading »

Confusion Hill-Road Trip With Huell Howser (150)

Join Huell at this old fashioned roadside attraction that features a ‘gravity house’ where water flows uphill, a mini train ride through the ancient forest, the largest freestanding redwood chainsaw carving in the world, and the redwood shoehouse! But its not just fun and games, this spot has some pioneering history as well! UPDATE: Since Huell’s  Continue Reading »

Jamestown- Road Trip with Huell Howser (153)

Huell travels to the historic Gold Rush town of Jamestown in Tuolumne County. This beautiful town is known for its amazing buildings, including the National Hotel, which has been lovingly restored to its 1800′s charm. Huell also visits Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, which is home to one of America’s last intact, still-operating railroad roundhouses.  Continue Reading »

Anza Borrego-Road Trip With Huell Howser (148)

On this desert adventure, Huell visits the Anza Borrego Desert State Park and the community of Borrego Springs. The Park is the largest state park in California, with five hundred miles of dirt roads, 12 wilderness areas and miles of hiking trails. It’s one of the most beautiful places on earth. Huell then gets to  Continue Reading »

Fort Hunter Liggett- Road Trip With Huell Howser (147)

Huell visits Mission San Antonio, built in 1771, and William Randolph Hearst’s 1931 Hacienda Ranch House designed by architect Julia Morgan, among other places. Fort Hunter Liggett is a huge military facility of over 150,000 acres on a remote part of our state’s central coast. 2009

Hanford-Road Trip With Huell Howser (146)

Hanford is a town that loves its history and knows how to show it off. Huell starts his adventure in the main town square that has a beautiful vintage carousel that is popular with tourists and locals alike. Then he’s off on a fire truck tour of downtown, to breakfast at Star Restaurant, coffee at  Continue Reading »

San Juan Capistrano-Road Trip With Huell Howser (145)

Huell spends a day in Orange County for a tour of historic San Juan Capistrano. We begin at the town’s Mission for an up-close look at the largest stone structure west of the Mississippi: The Great Stone Church, as well as the building’s magnificent gardens and gold-leaf altar. Next, it’s off to Los Rios Street, the oldest  Continue Reading »