The SoCal Scene host Melvin Robert continues his "Day Tripper" series, in which he visits cities that are a short drive from Los Angeles offering a pandemic-safe adventure for the entire family. 

This week, he heads down the coast to picturesque Carlsbad. Follow along as he checks out some western history, visits the amazing flowers, and of course — Melvin being Melvin — dives into some of  the foods you simply cannot miss.

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Watch The SoCal Scene every Wednesday at 9 p.m. on Spectrum News 1.