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We were aiming for Palms Springs, but when the 3-year-old who's been having trouble adjusting to the timezone falls asleep in the car, you keep driving so he gets the most out of his nap. We decided to push on toward the Salton Sea, which...More
The biggest plus with Salton Sea is the nice views over this rather large lake.
We visited the lake not too far away from Ski Inn, another nearby attraction.
The main drawback with this sea would have to be the smell. It just smells of...More
Not enjoyable in the least. Understanding what happened here is a lesson, but it’s a sad experience. If you have plans to visit this distressed area of California, bring water, snacks, a full tank of gas and an open mind.
We went to Printed Canyon, next to it, is Salton Sea. Walking into the beach, you can smell 'Sea'! It is amazing that it looks like real ocean! The beach is white color formed by small conch shell and dead coral. Sitting on the beach,...More
We drove out from Palm Springs to stretch the legs, the scenery is beautiful and all of the AG is a plus along the way. After getting there and enjoying the view we came back on all back roads. Lots of fun.
Drove down the north/east shore of the Salton Sea recently, coming from Palm Springs. Stopped at a few of the beaches as I headed south towards Niland.
Despite what I'd read about the smell, even though the day was warm, there was only a slightly...More
After first learning about the Salton Sea on a documentary, I became super fascinated by California's largest lake, which was created by accident. Living in Colorado, I wasn't able to just visit it without having a reason to go to California. Well, my chance to...More
I wouldn't travel from very far to see Salton sea, but I think every SoCal people should do the day trip once. It is definitely unique and reminds you that human shouldn't mess with nature.
The dead fish, the smell, the abandoned buildings,... the whole...More
We drove an hour to get to the Salton Sea thinking it was going to be great, but it wasn't. Maybe it would be better if it was warmer out, but I'm not sure about that. The sea itself is filthy dirty and there are...More
As I am in San Diego, the best and quickest route would be for you to just use your phone and go on Google Maps and enter salt and sea and just so you know the best day to go to Slab City if you were going there as well, is... More
As I am in San Diego, the best and quickest route would be for you to just use your phone and go on Google Maps and enter salt and sea and just so you know the best day to go to Slab City if you were going there as well, is a Saturday because they have live free music Outdoors free concert free music and intermingling of the people from Slab City and Eddie Vedder and Sean Penn donated the money for the musical instruments such as amps and generators when they filmed into the wild and that location.
It is definitely worth a day trip if you can go there on a Saturday and come back on the Sunday that would be ideal you would see live music outside City but any day is great to go to Salton Sea and East Jesus and Salvation Mountain.
Google Maps will give you the best route.
Thanks for reading and have a great trip.