Have you ever felt like you’ve entered another time and dimension? No, that time you didn’t sleep for a week because your baby was cutting molars doesn’t count. We’re talking about The Twilight Zone. Though your little sci-fi lovers are too young to remember the series, they will definitely geek out over celebrating Twilight Zone Day on May 11th by visiting some of these out-of-this-world LA spots that will make you feel like you’ve entered a parallel universe.

Suss Out Solstice Canyon

Your junior odd squad (and the LOST fanatic in you) will love the eerie juxtaposition of discovering the ruins of buildings in the middle of a nature trail. Check out the bare bones of the old stone Keller House and some other relics as you go on a stroller-friendly hike on the trail.

3455 Solstice Canyon Road
Online: nps.gov/samo/

photo: Fiona F. via Yelp


Which of LA’s alternate dimensions have you explored with your little time travelers? Share your favorite oddities in the comments?

—Shahrzad Warkentin