If you need a break from the hustle and bustle of city life and want to reconnect with the great outdoors, check out Switzer Falls in the heart of Angeles National Forest. This hike has a beautiful babbling creek, the stunning scenery of the mountains, and a moderate hiking challenge to get your heart pumping. The finale of course, is Switzer Falls.
Clyde Canyon Lower Loop and Charmichael Road Trail is located within the Charmlee Wilderness Park in Malibu, California. In January everything is gorgeously green, trees standing tall, and wildflowers adding a pop of color. On clear days, get ready for mind-blowing 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean.
Tuna Canyon Trail is in the picturesque Santa Monica Mountains near Topanga. It has breathtaking vistas of the Pacific Ocean, diverse plant life, and a serene atmosphere.In this blog post, I'll take you on a virtual journey through the wonders of hiking Tuna Canyon, showcasing why it's a must-visit destination for outdoor enthusiasts.
Abalone Cove Trail in Palos Verdes is a short trail to a beautiful beach on the Pacific Coast of Southern California. Once you park, you can follow the trail down the cliffside to explore the tide pools with all kinds of sea creatures and really interesting rock formations.
Upper Zuma Falls in the Santa Monica Mountains is lesser-known trail that leads to a waterfall that is approximately 120ft tall. In this blog post, I'll take you on a photo tour through the wonders of hiking to Upper Zuma, showcasing why it's a must-visit destination for both visitor’s and locals of Los Angeles.
Vasquez Rocks is a hidden gem located just outside Los Angeles with distinctive rock formations and scenic landscapes. Over the years it’s been a versatile filming location, featured in iconic productions such as Star Trek, The Flintstones, Blazing Saddles, and Westworld, adding unique and visually captivating settings to these movies and TV shows. In this blog post, I’ll give you the info you need to hike the Vasquez Rocks 2.7 mile loop trail.
On a hunt for waterfalls in Los Angeles County? The hike through Eaton Canyon in the springtime is filled with vibrant yellow and purple flowers, mossy rocks, and lush rolling hills. This is located in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains near Pasadena, California.
Paradise Falls Trail leads you to a 40-foot waterfall located in Wildwood Park in Thousand Oaks, a close drive from Los Angeles. This amazing hiking region boasts lush greenery, cactus , large oak trees, a modern teepee, and an Indian Cave. It’s definitely a must-see hike if you live in the area, especially after a good amount of rain.
The hike to Trail Canyon Falls in the Angeles National Forest is a moderately challenging 4-4.5-miles round trip trek that leads you through beautiful scenery, including a creek, a lush forest, to a stunning 30-foot waterfall.
Olvera Street is in oldest part of downtown Los Angeles, where a vibrant Mexican American culture thrives. Colorful folk art and handicrafts line the streets, while outdoor vendors peddle huaraches, handbags and maracas. The smell of fresh tortillas fills the air, while sipping sweet aqua frescas as the Southern California sun beats down on your shoulders. Historical Buildings tell the story of a prominent city being born, and just beyond, shiny new skyscrapers are the wet ink of new chapters.