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Crystal Cove State Park in Laguna Beach is a wonderland with several hiking trails, and beautiful beachside tidepools. There are sea anemones, hermit crabs, sea stars, sea urchins and more. The water is crystal clear and sits in glistening pools over the rocky rugged coastline.
This is the perfect blend of activities to get a taste of the desert vibe. A little relaxation, some hiking, great food and sight-seeing.
When most people think of California wines, they think of Napa Valley. Even most Angelino's (people from L.A.) have never heard of the Santa Ynez Valley. Santa Ynez is just north of Santa Barbara, and is one of most diverse grape-growing regions in the county.
A half-day exploring the sea caves on kayaks with Channel Islands Adventure Company.
A short ride from L.A. you can get out into nature and do a spectacular ziplining course in the beautiful mountain town of Wrightwood.
Valentine's Day is coming up, so I've collected a few romantic weekend getaway ideas for you. The 3 locations below are perfect places to relax and unwind for a short trip from Los Angeles whether you want to wine taste, star gaze, or hang out poolside.
Half Dome is on most Californian hikers top summits to conquer. I joined Shoestring Adventures on a 3 day backpacking trip through Yosemite National Park to summit this aptly named mountain.
Experience Mammoth Lakes for a weekend summer trip. Instead of a relaxing in a cabin with hot totties and hot tubs, switch it up and go tent camping and enjoy the sunshine under the stars.
Santa Barbara is a quick two hour drive from L.A.. Better yet, you can take the Surfliner, a train that goes through a lot of California’s major coastal cities. The Pacific Surfliner drops you off in Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone, a wino’s dream.
About a year ago I had a dream of owning a small cabin in Joshua Tree that I could both enjoy as a vacation home, and also Airbnb. That dream has finally come to life.
Surprising as it may be for most people, Los Angeles is surrounded by national parks and within a 30min drive you can go off the grid and into nature for an escape from the concrete jungle. My friend Rachel and I headed to Crystal Lake in the San Gabriel mountains on a sunny October weekend to unwind.
Kern River is near Bakerfield, and highly unknown by most Angelinos (L.A. residents). It has an loads of outdoor activities like mountain-biking, hiking, tubing, white water kayak and rafting, and rock-climbing.