Doheny State Beach

Huell visits Doheny State Beach in Orange County to help celebrate the 75th anniversary of the park. Doheny is famous for its surfing and laid back California atmosphere. We'll visit with families who have multiple generations that have grown up on the great waves of Doheny. We'll also learn about camping throughout years at this idyllic spot.

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William S. Hart Park and Museum

In this episode, Huell visits the historic William S. Hart and Museum in Newhall.

  • 2017-06-29T12:00:00-07:00


Huell takes the Zzyzx off-ramp from the I-15 freeway and sees what this iconic exit is all about: from its early history as a Mineral Springs & Health Spa to its current incarnation as the Desert Studies Center.

  • 2017-06-30T12:00:00-07:00

San Onofre State Beach

San Onofre State Beach in San Diego County covers some 2100 acres and has five miles of beach, including Trestles – one of the most famous and truly iconic surf spots in the world! Park Supt. Rich Rozzelle showed Huell a spectacular section of the park that most people don’t know exists. Turns out the park goes four miles inland, contains several archeological sites, is the home of seven threatened or endangered species and protects significant portions of San Mateo Creek, which is one of the last relatively unspoiled watersheds in Southern California. 

  • 2017-07-01T11:30:00-07:00

Ano Nuevo

Ano Nuevo State Reserve is the site of the largest mainland breeding colony in the world for the northern elephant seal. Huell ventures out to this low, rocky, windswept point jutting out into the Pacific Ocean 55 miles south of San Francisco to see hundreds of seals during breeding season.

  • 2017-07-18T12:30:00-07:00

Bale Grist

It was once the center of social activity as Napa Valley settlers gathered to have their corn and wheat ground into meal or flour. Travel with Huell Howser just three miles north of St. Helena off Highway 29 to Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park, the site of a water-powered grist mill that was built in 1846.

  • 2017-07-20T12:30:00-07:00


On September 28, 1542, Juan Rodr¡guez Cabrillo landed at San Diego Bay. This event marked the first time that a European expedition had set foot on what later became the west coast of the United States. Huell travels to Cabrillo National Monument, where Cabrillo's exploration is commemorated with a statue and a museum flanked by scenic views of San Diego's harbor and skyline.

  • 2017-07-24T12:30:00-07:00


Huell heads to Northern California, near Redding, to visit Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and hears all about this new and improved state park. Most exciting is the recent discovery of an enormous 400 foot waterfall, which was hidden on private property until 2006. Huell talks to the ranger who made the discovery and together, they explore the freshly cut trail that has been made for everyone to enjoy this gorgeous "new" waterfall.

  • 2017-07-25T12:30:00-07:00

Eugene O'neill House

America's only Nobel Prize winning playwright, Eugene O'Neill, chose to live in the hills above Danville, California at the height of his writing career. Isolated from the world and within the walls of his home called Tao (dow) House, O'Neill wrote his final and most memorable plays; The Iceman Cometh, A Moon for the Misbegotten and Long Day's Journey Into Night. Today the home and grounds are a National Park and Huell gets the tour of this lovely and isolated park.

  • 2017-07-26T12:30:00-07:00

American River Parkway

  • 2017-07-27T12:30:00-07:00