Los Angeles and Palm Springs
The San Gorgonio Pass
The San Gorgonio Pass Wind Farm was Developed beginning in the 1980s, and is one of three major wind farms in California. The farm consists of 3,218 units delivering 615 MegaWatts.
Sculptor and theme park artist Claude Bell began construction of the dinosaurs in 1964 with the goal of attracting more customers to his nearby restaurant, the Wheel Inn. The dinosaurs are best known for their appearance in the film Pee-wee's Big Adventure.
Opened in 2004, Morongo Casino was the center of a 1987 US Supreme Court case (California vs. Cabazon band of Mission Indians), that decided that the state nor Riverside County could regulate bingo and card games on the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians and Morongo Band of Mission Indians lands.
Los Angeles and San Diego
Camp Pendleton is the major West Coast base for the US Marine Corp, while the headquarters is in Arlington, Virginia. The base was established in 1942 for Marines serving in the Pacific during World War II and is named after Major General Joseph Henry Pendleton.
San Onofre Nuclear Generating Stations
The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Stations or SONGS for short is a now permanently closed nuclear power plant as of 2013. The plant employed over 2,200 people at its height. Construction began in August 1964 and commissioned in 1968.
San Diego California Temple
The San Diego California Temple of the LDS Church is the 47th constructed and 45th operating temple. A marble and stucco exterior gives it a white glow. Temple construction started in 1984 and was finished in 1993. It’s 7.2 acre campus includes a total interior floor area of 72,000 square feet.
Other Possible Sights:
Cabazon Supercharger, when traveling between LA and Palm Springs
Qualcomm Supercharger, when traveling between LA and San Diego