Southern California   Outdoor Activities

  • 11.27.14

    Thank You, Parks
    After the feast and festivities, have a little fun outdoors on a local hike everyone can enjoy. We’re thankful for California State Parks Foundation, working hard to keep our state parks thriving. Here are a few to visit:
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  • 11.20.14

    Turkey Jive
    Instead of hitting the malls over Thanksgiving weekend, hit the trails! Here are three fun hikes to do with friends and family. Gobble 'em up!
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  • 11.13.14

    Outdoor AdVentura
    Ventura, Oxnard, and Camarillo (aka Ventura County West) have all the classic coastal attractions, but they've also got an eclectic collection of quirky fun to put a spin on outdoor adventures. Make it an AdVentura weekend.
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  • 11.6.14

    Monumental Adventure
    This past October San Gabriel Mountains National Monument was created. Spend a day exploring this new park on three incredible hikes that leave from trailheads along Angeles Crest Highway. Get an early start, and make it a triple-play hiking day. (Bring your Adventure Pass!)
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  • 10.30.14

    Spooktacular Hikes
    Scare up some thrills in the outdoors this Halloween weekend with a few hikes that add a little haunt to your jaunt.
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  • 10.23.14

    Splurge Stays
    We may be biased, but the West is the best. From soaring northern mountains, to deserts with distinct features, we scouted out a few splurge-worthy accommodations in priceless destinations.
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  • 10.16.14

    Anza-Borrego Desert State Park—the largest state park in California—sprawls with 600,000 acres of magical rock terrain and remote wilderness. High season for this haven is here, so pack a bag and go!
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  • 10.9.14

    Happy Ending Hikes
    Oh come on—who doesn't love a happy ending? Especially when it involves a hike! Here are three that end with a nice surprise.
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