Category Archives: Cultural

Imperial Valley Desert Museum

The Imperial Valley Desert Museum (IVDM) certainly takes small, regional museums to the next level with its interactive displays, exhibitions, activities, and easy access to their curatorial staff. The IVDM Society worked for nearly 40 years to create a space to house and display the archaeological collection of the Imperial Valley Community College, and their efforts culminated in the construction

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Border Field State Park

Tucked away on the most southwestern point in the continental United States is the 800-acre Border Field State Park. As its name implies, its southern border is the U.S.–Mexico border. Like many things in San Diego, the park is diverse in its offerings. The park is part of the larger Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve, which also includes the Tijuana Slough

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Galleta Meadows Sculpture Garden

If you’re into quirky outdoor art installations, Galleta Meadows in Borrego Springs may be just for you. Even if you’re not, the kids may enjoy seeing larger-than-life pre-historic and imaginary creatures—like an undulating sea serpent—fabricated from scrap metal. The artist, Ricardo Breceda, wasn’t a sculptor by trade or even hobby, but a request from his daughter in 2001 turned him

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