Posts tagged weekend trips from LA
View the Colorful California Poppy Super Bloom of Antelope Valley

The California Orange Poppy is the official California State Flower. For only a few weeks a year, Antelope Valley’s 1,745 acres of rolling mountains turn vibrant orange with the California Poppy super bloom. In this post, I’ll give you the details you need to visit this majestic spectacle.

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City Guide: The Stunning Granite Rock Faces of Yosemite
Hike El Moro Canyon Loop Trail in Crystal Cove State Park

El Moro Canyon Loop is a nice 5 mile hike in Crystal Cove State Park along the Pacific Ocean. This is a wide and trafficked trail through Moro Canyon where you’ll get to see some beautiful views of the coastline with Newport Beach to the north and Laguna Beach to the south. In the post, I’ll give you the info you need to hike this trail.

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Relax Beachside at Monterey Tides Hotel

The Monterey Tides Beach Hotel is the lovely location to stay while relaxing for a weekend in Monterey. It has a prime beachside location overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

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California’s Largest Lake: The Salton Sea

The Salton Sea is the largest lake in California. From the early days when it was born from a catastrophic failure of engineering, to later a flourishing resort, and now a desolate wasteland, it’s safe to say that this vast body of water has had a colorful history.

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Go ATVing in Ocotillo Wells, A 90 Acre Off-roading Wonderland

More then 85,000 acres of magnificent desert are open for off-highway exploration and recreation within the boundaries of the Ocotillo Wells, just a 3 hour drive from Los Angeles. 

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