When you are driving along U.S. Highway 101 in northern California, definitely stop at the Trees of Mystery.
For more than 50 years, this family-friendly attractions has beckoned many travelers for a refreshing stop, 36 miles south of the Oregon border.
My first visit was back in the mid-60s. I was impressed then, as I was on my most recent visit, with the awe-inspiring ancient trees towering above the accessible paved trails that wind through the forest.
In addition to the remarkable old-growth trees that resemble candelabras and cathedrals, there is a series of whimsical giant sculptures including the 49-foot-tall statue of mythic logger Paul Bunyan and his 35-foot sidekick, Babe the Blue Ox.
Read more about the Trees of Mystery in an item I posted on RV Short Stops.