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Best Parks In OC

Immerse yourself in nature with a variety of outdoor activities at these popular Orange County parks.

03/22/2014

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Best Views In Orange County

These magnificent views of Orange County will inspire your soul and offer a fresh perspective.

02/15/2014

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Best Places To Stay Fit During Your Stay In OC

Start the new year on the right foot and get in a great workout while visiting Orange County at these awesome outdoor fitness hot spots.

01/04/2014

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Guide For Thanksgiving Weekend Visitors To OC

If you’re entertaining out-of-town guests over the Thanksgiving weekend, give them a taste of what Southern Californians are truly thankful for.

11/09/2013

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Best Places In OC To Watch The Sunset

If you’ve never witnessed the beauty of a descending sun in Orange County, treat yourself to a front row seat at one of these local hangouts and let the light show begin.

CBS Los Angeles–10/26/2013

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Coastal Beauty Embodied At Crystal Cove State Park

Enjoy the raw beauty of the coast at Crystal Cove State Park

09/18/2013

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Outdoor Date Ideas In OC This Fall

This fall, breathe some fresh air into your relationship and check out one of these outdoor date destinations in OC.

CBS Los Angeles–08/31/2013

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Parking Will Cost More This Summer At Some OC Beaches

Parking at some Orange County beaches will cost more this summer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2013

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Parking Machines Get Green Light At OC Beaches

A coastal regulator Friday approved a plan to install parking machines and hike holiday parking fees at several popular Orange County beaches.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/14/2013

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A Guide To Orange County’s State Parks

Southern California is filled with dozens of state parks which preserve the history, culture, and beauty of the Southland.

CBS Los Angeles–11/23/2012

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Best Things To Do in Laguna Beach with Kids

Laguna Beach is a boutique-meets-flip-flops town that welcomes families and kids with open arms.

CBS Los Angeles–08/30/2012

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Guide To Irvine Natural Landmarks

These landmarks offer low-cost or free activities designed to help families learn about and develop an appreciation for the outdoors.

CBS Los Angeles–07/11/2012

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Best Spots For A Picnic In Orange County

Break open the brie, pop open the apricot preserves and pour a glass of sparkling cider at one of Orange County’s beautiful parks this summer. Instead of following routine the next time hunger strikes, throw a blanket in the car and think of OC’s 27,000 acres of open space lands as your dining canvas. Start at the county’s best spots for a picnic.

05/21/2012

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Best Hiking Trails Near Orange County

Hikers in the know understand that Orange County’s biggest claim-to-fame isn’t Disneyland, it’s the county’s regional parks and wilderness reserves that make this the perfect place for outdoor lovers. From the national forest to the county’s compelling coastline, there’s no excuse to skip the trails this summer. With more than six mountain ranges, hundreds of parks, preserves and hiking trails, you won’t have to travel far to enjoy some of Orange County’s biggest perks. Head for the hills with this a snapshot of the county’s best hiking trails.

05/18/2012

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Best Tide Pools in LA and OC

Southern California’s tide pools are fragile ecosystems best explored with our eyes, not our hands, and most visible at low tide.

CBS Los Angeles–04/18/2012

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