Geek Outdoors

Grab a visor and strap on a fanny pack! It's time to explore your local outdoors the way a tourist might! Here are some fun ways to geek out(side).

Week 04.07.2015
Regions Southern CA

Two-che LA

Segway LA with Another Side of Los Angeles

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The hottest thing on two wheels isn't a fancy new road bike: The hottest thing on two wheels is you—on a Segway. Surprise! Another Side of Los Angeles Tours isn't just an out-of-towners' thing; it's actually a popular urban Segway tour for locals too. Instead of hitting up the pr
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Triple Bagged

Reddings Three Peaks

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What kind of peak-bagging adventure do you want to have this summer? A short ascent along a dormant volcano? A day hike to a gorgeous panorama of Northern California wilderness? Or a multi-day journey to one of the tallest summits in the lower 48? When Redding is your base camp f
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Echo-friendly

Pedal Boat Echo Park Lake

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There's always something new going on in Echo Park, but there's also a way to enjoy some good old-fashioned fun. Strap on a life jacket and find a co-pilot for an afternoon of pedal boating on Echo Park Lake. It's easy to make a couple of laps in a short amount of time, but what'
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Tour de Force

Surrey Bike Griffith Park

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Ready for a new spin on your next Griffith Park adventure? Explore it on a Surrey—the quirkiest four-wheel vehicle that's powered by … you! Taking the helm, you'll feel like you've boarded a private carriage, sans the horse. Nudge your pedal partner—it's time to roll. Working sid
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    Hike Reno Tahoe!

    With its vibrant summer events and easy outdoor access, Reno Tahoe is a fantastic choice for adventure. From mountain peaks to premier views of Lake Tahoe, here are some of the best hikes in the region.

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  2. Jenner's New Views

    The beautifully developed trails at Jenner Headlands Preserve in Sonoma County offer access to quiet stretches of coastal redwood forest and huge views of the Pacific. It’s also a refreshing escape on hot days.

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  3. Ridgetop Rolling

    Tilden Regional Park is the flagship of the East Bay Regional Parks system. And its best views? Find them along Nimitz Way, a paved, multi-use ridgetop trail. We recommend biking this trail for about 4 miles.

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  4. Bird Rock

    Other than the Birdman of Alcatraz, Robert Stroud, birds aren’t typically the first thing you think of with Alcatraz. When it was a working prison there wasn’t much bird life. But now? Well, the birds are back!

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    Monterey Bay Aquarium Reopens!

    The wildlife has been waiting patiently … and now, at long last, they’re ready for their close-ups! As California reopens make new memories at the reopened Monterey Bay Aquarium!

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  2. Beach Walk + Cambodia Town

    A trip to Long Beach is not complete without a … long walk on the beach. But add a little extra with a walk through Cambodia Town, featuring local murals and delicious food.

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  3. Hodges and Hodgee Monster

    Escondido’s Lake Hodges is one of the most beautiful lake settings in San Diego, with Kumeyaay history, phenomenal birdwatching, a world-record-holding bridge, and a resident lake monster!  Do a 5.5-mile shoreline hike here ...  

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  4. Go For Guajome

    Head to Guajome County Park in Oceanside for a hidden lake twofer hike via a 4-mile loop trail traversing most of the 394-acre haven.

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