Trump National Golf Club

There's free parking, it's a short drive, and it's beautiful. The course design allows the general public to share in the environmental experience. Trump National features public access trails that meander through the golf course toward the bluffs. The trails provide access to the beach and...

Pointe Dume State Preserve

It's a great place to go with crowd of all ages for a stunning scenic stroll on bluffs overlooking the ocean. Features include headlands, cliffs, rocky coves and vast beach access. At the end of Westward Beach Road, access to Point Dume State Preserve begins from...

Mount Hollywood

Great alternative to Runyon Canyon! Mount Hollywood, elevation 1,640 feet, looms over the Griffith Observatory and the city. Mount Hollywood has the highest peak in Hollywood and is a great workout. This is a great hike for children, it's short and you reach a peak with...

Switzer Falls at Angeles National Forest

Coolest most beautiful hike ever! Switzer Falls at Angeles National Forest in La Canada Flintridge. 35 minutes from Hancock Park. Take Beverly Blvd. to Silverlake toTemple to Alvarado to 2E to 210S to Angeles Crest Highway. STOP AT SHELL STATION on Angeles Crest Highway TO...

Runyon Canyon

I love Runyon Canyon! View from the top of Inspiration Point. Another view from the top. Fun to watch the sun set at Runyon Canyon. Once it sets it gets REALLY dark so leave yourself time to finish before dark (and bring a flashlight just...

Monrovia Canyon Falls

The falls at Monrovia Canyon. Hiking to the waterfall was a fun Sunday day trip. So peaceful. This award-winning park operated by the City of Monrovia Community Services Department is situated in the San Gabriel Mountains at an elevation of 1,300 feet. Year-round springs...

Wednesday Santa Monica Farmer’s Market

The Santa Monica Farmers Markets were established by then-Mayor Ruth Yanatta-Goldway. The inaugural Santa Monica Farmers Market opened Wednesday July 11, 1981 in Santa Monica's downtown retail district with goals of providing reasonably priced, high quality produce to the city's population, and bringing more foot...

Wildwood Canyon Park

Who wants to spend hundreds of dollars a year on a gym membership when Mother Nature gave us California's glorious and varied landscape to explore for free, right? Some of the spots get talked about more than others, while others just sit quietly, doing their...