The Antelope Valley is dead flat. It’s difficult to see a valley, much less an antelope. But in spring, bright-orange fields of California poppies create a spectacular carpet, like a vision out of the Wizard of Oz. If you're staying in town, head to the Blvd for eats, drinks and entertainment. This revitalized section of Lancaster Blvd between 10th St and Sierra Hwy has become a fun strip for a stroll.