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A Bear of a Road: Right Turn For Challenging, Rocky and Beautiful Wilderness Trip

“What are all those trucks parked over there?” in the cul-de-sac to ...
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Headed West on the ‘Broadway of America’

County’s Eastern Gateway, Old U.S. 80, Frozen In Time Every year, thousands ...
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Cruising The Boulevard: Finding U.S. 80 on San Diego’s Eastern Gateway

After celebrating the end of World War II 60 years ago, perhaps ...
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Flying Through Tierra Del Sol: Old ‘Hipass’ and McCain Valley Get The SUV Dirty

Sometimes these great twisty roads that driving enthusiasts like to frequent end ...
Evan Hewes Highway cracked by desert sun.

Plank Road to Concrete Slab: The Highway Through the Desert

Sand, Dust and Splinters Didn’t Challenge Imperial Valley’s Earliest Drivers On a ...
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East County Zig-Zag: Have a Fun Day On Side Roads

Some of the best roads don’t always get you from here to ...
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Roadside Kitsch With a Vista: The Desert View Tower

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East County Zig-Zag: It’s Only 15 Minutes On The Freeway, But A Fun Day On The Side Roads

Some of the best roads don’t always get you from here to there. Take, for instance, today’s drive. It’s a zig-zag through the East County communities of Lake Morena, Campo, Cameron Corners, La Posta, Live Oak Springs and Boulevard, plus the Campo Indian Reservation. It’s just a 15-mile trip on Interstate 8 that blows past […]

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Up the Creek to Mt. Laguna: Taking The Back Way From Alpine

See Update There’s almost always a different way to get from here to there. Sometimes it’s not paved, sometimes it’s partially paved and sometimes it’s full of potholes. Today’s drive is all of those things. Going from Alpine to Mt. Laguna is no big deal. Just get on Interstate 8, exit Sunrise Highway and you’re […]

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