Travels and Filming Locations

A Prologue

Moving to Los Angeles (October 2006)
Los Angeles History, Part 1
Los Angeles History, Part 2


Downtown Los Angeles, Part 1: The Broadway Theater District
Downtown Los Angeles, Part 2: Literary L.A.
El Pueblo de Los Angeles (May 2008)
Angelino Heights (October 2008)


Glimpses of Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood Boulevard, Part 1 (September 2010)
Hollywood Boulevard, Part 2 (September 2010)
Hollywood Boulevard, Part 3 (September 2010)
Bronson Canyon (July 2007)
Griffith Park and the Ennis House (February 2008)
Inside the Ennis House (October 2008)
Hollywood Stairs (August 2013)

Points East

Silver Lake Stairs (July 2013)
Pasadena (October 2006)
Los Angeles Arboretum (August 2008)

Points West

Malibu beaches (June 2007)
Malibu Creek State Park (July 2007)
Paramount Ranch (September 2008)
Malibu Creek State Park (March 2009)
Topanga Canyon State Park (March 2009)

Points South

Long Beach (August 2007)
The Queen Mary (Long Beach)
Rancho Los Cerritos (Long Beach)
Catalina (May 2010)

Points North

San Fernando Valley (March 2007)
Universal Studios (November 2006)
Iverson Ranch, Corriganville and Simi Valley (July 2007)
Melody Ranch (April 2009)
Rancho Camulos (Piru)
William S. Hart Ranch (Santa Clarita) / Harry Carey Adobe (Valencia)
Placerita Canyon (September 2008)
Vasquez Rocks (September 2007)
Antelope Valley (October 2007)
Pearblossom Picture Ranch in Llano (February 2019)


L.A. Destroys Itself
John Carpenter's L.A.
Roger Corman's L.A.
Top Ten Horror Film Locations In and Around L.A.
Filming Locations Grab Bag

Ventura County

Wildwood (June 2009)

Santa Barbara County

Buellton and Los Olivos

San Bernardino County

Joshua Tree (December 2006)
Palm Springs (March 2007)
Victorville, Apple Valley, Lucerne Valley, Pioneertown (January 2008)
Ghost town of Calico (February 2009)
San Bernardino Mountains (May 2009)
Santa's Village (December 2006)

San Diego

Cabrillo National Park, Coronado Island, Balboa Park

Kern County

Red Rock Canyon - Hagen Canyon (November 2007)
Red Rock Canyon- Last Chance Canyon (April 2008)
Trona Pinnacles (December 2007)

Inyo County

Death Valley (March 2008)
Life in Death Valley
Lone Pine and the Alabama Hills (April 2008)

California's Central Coast

Pismo Beach, Morro Bay, San Simeon
Big Sur and the Ventana Wilderness

Northern California

Mammoth Mountain, Mono Lake and the Eastern Sierras
Ghost Town of Bodie
Santa Rosa, Bodega Bay, Point Reyes, Point Lobos


Valley of Fire State Park


Imperial Sand Dunes (CA) and Casa Grande
Bisbee and the Chiricahua Mountains
Old Tucson Studios
Page and Lake Powell 
El Morro, Canyon de Chelly, Meteor Crater 


St. George and Kanab
Zion National Park and the ghost town of Grafton
Moab and Monument Valley 

New Mexico

Santa Fe and Taos
Santa Fe movie ranches

Pacific Northwest

Brownsville, Oregon (A Trip to Castle Rock)
Mount Hood, Oregon (A Trip to The Overlook Hotel)
Astoria, Oregon (A Trip to The Goon Docks)
Snoqualmie, Washington (A Trip to Twin Peaks)

Stephen King's Maine

A Tour of Stephen King's Derry, Hometown of "IT"
Part 1 - Bangor and Hermon
Part 2 - Bangor and Derry
Part 3 - Orono, Orrington, Ludlow and Little Tall Island
Part 4 - Durham, Lisbon Falls, Castle Rock and 'Salem's Lot
Part 5 - Bridgton, Lovell, Chester's Mill and Castle County
A Brief History of Castle Rock