A Secret Tower

Victoria Beach has a storybook surprise for you.

victorian towerPhoto courtesy Pixabay (CC0 Public Domain)

The entrance to Laguna’s Victoria Beach can be easy to miss (look for a black-rail staircase next to 2713 Victoria Drive). Therein lies its charm. Or part of the charm. The other is a 60-foot storybooklike crumbling tower. Built in the 1920s, La Tour was the brainchild of California senator William Edward Brown, meant to serve as passageway from his mansion to the beach.

laguna ocean shotPhoto by Dayna Sigl via Flickr