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  1. Northern CA

    All Ride Now!

    One thing we know for sure: Everything's going to be all ride! These three Bay Area bike trails have beautiful views and bonuses like beaches and picnic spots. All ride, all ride, all ride.

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  2. Southern CA

    Urban Art Walks of LA

    LA is home to the great artdoors, and these three urban walks dazzle with everything from historic downtown parks and art complexes to a magnificent great wall of mural art in North LA.

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  3. Southern CA & Northern CA

    Game Plan for These Outdoor Adventures

    Whether it's booking wilderness permits, finding first-come, first-served options, or just setting a date for a trip, it's good to have a game plan for some top outdoor adventures. Here are several favorites to plan for this summer.

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    Glow Deeper!

    The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s new exhibition is getting glowing reviews. Into the Deep: Exploring Our Undiscovered Ocean is an unparalleled living exhibition that includes an immersive deep-sea bioluminescence experience.

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  5. Northern CA

    Go Long

    These three Bay Area hiking trails range from 5 to 8 miles, and with longer days you can savor the scenery, from wildflowers to mural art, beautiful peaks, and sweeping vistas.

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  6. Woman taking a photo of the San Gabriel Mountains from a hiking trail at Azusa River Wilderness Park in Los Angeles
    Southern CA

    Find Your Flow

    Refresh your spring with some hikes and bike rides alongside rivers, with bonuses like artwork, flowers, and beer! Here are three places where adventure includes a river running through it. Get flowing!

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  7. Hiker walking into the Thurston Lava Tube in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    Northern CA & Southern CA

    Eight Great National Parks

    Happy National Park Week! Choosing some favorites is like putting together a Greatest Hits album: We think it's all good! Here's a compilation of 8 great national parks and some of our favorite adventures within them ...

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  8. Two women at the entrance of the Lavender Labyrinth at Bees N Blooms in Santa Rosa
    Northern CA

    A Confetti of Colors

    From a lavender labyrinth on a bee farm, to wildflower walks, and hikes with blue ocean vistas and the Golden Gate, these five outdoor excursions are as colorful and fun as Easter Egg art.

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  9. Hikers at Las Virgenes Reservoir in Triunfo Creek Park near Thousand Oaks
    Southern CA

    Wildflower Hikes Less Traveled

    If your Easter Egg hunt includes wildflowers, we’ve got a few amazing places for you to check out soon. These hikes feature less-known trails with pockets and fields of florals bringing a confetti of color to the landscapes.

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  10. Hiker walking amid lupine wildflowers in Healdsburg Ridge Open Space Preserve
    Northern CA

    Short & Quiet Hikes in the Bay Area

    You don’t have to “go long” to have an outdoor adventure. These three quieter preserves and parks across the Bay Area offer small hikes with big scenery, lingering greenery, zen spots, seasonal flowers, and redwoods.

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  11. Urban Hike to the Shakespeare Bridge in LA
    Southern CA

    Architecture Walks in Los Angeles

    Lace up your shoes for an urban walk through parks with beautiful art and architecture. These three options offer spiritual resonance, UNESCO beauty, some Shakespeare, and signature neighborhood styles.

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  12. Woman exploring Vanalden Cave in the Santa Cruz Mountains
    Southern CA

    Cave Adventures

    Take your explorations deeper with these cave adventures across Southern California.

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  13. Hike Tomales Point Trail Point Reyes
    Northern CA

    Spring Classics

    Rolling hills, colorful flowers, soothing oases, and wildlife ... some hikes bring extra bling this time of year. Spring for these three classics.

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  14. Woman hiking by some purple wildflowers at Sonoma Valley Regional Park
    Northern CA

    Wine Country Wildflower Hikes

    These three Sonoma County Regional Parks are on the smaller side, but they're mighty with blooming wildflowers and big views. Hike or bike these routes and bring a picnic too!

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  15. Sponsored
    2022-05-11

    Glow Deeper!

    The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s new exhibition is getting glowing reviews. Into the Deep: Exploring Our Undiscovered Ocean is an unparalleled living exhibition that includes an immersive deep-sea bioluminescence experience.

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  16. The Hollywood Sign Letters from behind overlooking the Los Angeles skyline
    Southern CA

    Three Hikes, One Sign

    With the Oscars this Sunday how about a hike to the ultimate showbiz sign. Here are three different hikes with unique perspectives of the Hollywood Sign.

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  17. Mountain biker on the trail at Fernandez Ranch in Martinez in the East Bay
    Northern CA

    Rainbow Connection

    These three Bay Area preserves are all about the rainbow of color currently casting across their rolling hills, and they should only get better in the next few weeks. Enjoy some spring bling!

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  18. Hiker celebrating at Condor Peak in the San Gabriel Mountains
    Southern CA

    Major Peak Hikes

    Now that we have longer days, it’s time for some longer hikes. These three peak-bagging hikes between 8 and 16 miles (round-trip) in the San Gabriel Mountains are truly challenging, with huge panoramic payoffs.

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  19. Northern CA

    Picnic With a View!

    Who's hungry for a picnic with beautiful views? From the redwoods to the beach to the bay, here are three places in Marin to relax with a charcuterie or barbecue feast, along with bonus hikes and bike rides.

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  20. Southern CA

    Three Hikes, One Preserve

    How much variety can you find on three hikes within one preserve? Find out at Rancho La Costa Preserve in San Diego County. It’s home to a secret canyon, a waterfall, and the tallest peak in Carlsbad. Three, two, one … hiking plan, done!

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  21. Southern CA

    Wellness Hikes and Bike Rides

    In tumultuous times taking a break in nature can be helpful ... among trees, birds, and trails less traveled. Here are some hiking and biking recommendations for taking a wellness break outdoors.

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  22. Northern CA

    Comfort Hikes and Bike Rides

    If you need a bit of a break to contemplate, or to find forms of comfort, sometimes it’s helpful to be in nature. These hiking and biking suggestions include a peace grove, quieter trails, early wildflowers, and some sweet farm animals.

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