Some Of The Most Interesting Roadside Attractions In California


All races of people have chosen to migrate to America, the land of opportunity, but somehow most of them have found their way to the proud state of California. With this, California is gifted with a diverse culture that can be appreciated from its variety of roadside attractions.

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In a small town in Cabazon, in California, there is a place which takes you far back in time to the Jurassic period. This roadside attraction is called Cabazon Dinosaurs. Off Interstate 10 in California, it’s hard not to notice Dinny the brontosaurus, which is actually a concrete building weighing 150 tons, along with another towering Tyrannosaurus Rex sculpture named Mr. Rex. Inside Dinny is a gift store and a museum.

In Mojave County, there is Elmer Long’s Bottle Tree Ranch. Elmer Long’s father passed away and left him with a whole collection of bottles. Not knowing what to do with them, Elmer decided to build his first bottle tree. It became such a big hit among travellers that today he now has 200 of them. It’s a choice stop for taking pictures with some of the most beautiful art installations in the state.

Many have also taken an interest in Bubblegum Alley located in San Luis Obispo. This is largely due to its extraordinary artistry which tourists themselves can contribute to. This place is a literal alley which is known for the used bits of bubble gum that are left on it by those who pass by, creating a colorful display that runs along a 21-meter stretch. Needless to say, there is a stall here that sells bubblegum which invites tourists to join in on the fun.

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One for the Ages: The Golden State Warriors’ 2015-16 Historic Season


There was no fairy tale ending for the Golden State Warriors last season after failing to win back-to-back championships, conceding the NBA title to the Cleveland Cavaliers. But to overlook and not appreciate what the Dubs had accomplished in the regular season would just be wrong.

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 24: The Golden State Warriors during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers on November 24, 2015 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Some of the NBA records the Warriors set will be quite difficult, though not impossible, to beat.

Best start to an NBA season: The Warriors sprinted ahead of the pack and never looked back. They won their first 24 games, incredibly eclipsing the previous record by nine games. Additionally, the team broke a 131-year-old record for the best start to a season in all the major leagues: NBA, NFL, MLB, and NHL.

No back-to-back losses in a regular season: Not once did the team lose two games in a row in the regular season. They are the first to do so in league’s 70 years of existence, and it would probably take a long time before a team does it again.


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Most three-point field goals made in a regular season: This record might be broken sooner than later as more teams are relying on the three-point shot. But Golden State is the first team to break the one thousand barrier as they made 1,077 three-point field goals last season, led by Steph Curry’s 402 and Klay Thompson’s 276.

Best regular season record: There is no question that this was the Warriors’ greatest accomplishment last season. The 1995-96 Chicago Bulls’ 72-10 record was supposed to be an unbeatable record – until Golden State won 73 games.

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