The California winter months, with their low temperatures rarely below 40 degrees and rainy days in the single digits, hardly deter camping enthusiasts. Whether you prefer the dry terrain of the desert or the shelter of thick forest trees, these campsites are popular for families and adventure seekers alike.
If you’re already prepping those new year’s resolutions with overeating this holiday season, you might need a little booster come Jan. 1. From races to the best classes to get your heart pumping this year, these are the best ways to get moving in Los Angeles in 2013.
From bouldering to trad climbing, hitting the rocks is huge across the country, and L.A. is no exception. Whether you need instruction or you’re a seasoned pro looking for a new spot to challenge you with more than rookie jugs, these are the best places to climb around Los Angeles.
You know the basics about liquids through security and booking early to save money, but navigating Los Angeles during the holidays involves a little more finess. From where to stock up on pre-trip necessities to the best ways to travel, this is the inside scoop on traveling L.A. like a pro this holiday season.
The CrossFit fad of the early 2000s does not seem to be going away, as evidenced by the volume of CrossFit-inspired gyms available all over LA. Whether you’re a Weekend Warrior, a stay-at-home-mom, a professional athlete or just looking to increase your fitness, strenghth and agility in everything, CrossFit probably has something for you. These are the best CrossFit gyms in the Los Angeles area.
Los Angeles’ classically sunny weather lends itself to year-round racing events. Whether you are a runner, speedwalker, adventurist or socializer, the Los Angeles area has the perfect race for you this fall. Pack up the family, train up a little and hit the pavement for the best upcoming races this fall.
In the land of year-round sunny weather, native Angelenos are often unaware of all of the mixed-level adult hockey leagues available here. These seasonal competitive teams offer friendly, organized, exciting ice hockey.
Looking for fresh air, rolling hills and a wild-west flair? Head out to Simi Valley where horseback riding, hiking and a healthy dose of history are easy to come by.
Enjoy a weekend away from the city with a weekend trip to Blythe.
Ready to escape LA, cool down, and enjoy after Labor Day travel pricing? Sneak away to the Old West at the Grand Canyon without using vacation time!
The city of Claremont offers the unique contrast of being both a quiet, quaint, antique-friendly community as well as a Bohemian college town. Home to the Claremont Colleges, Los Angeles day-trippers will find no shortage of fun, exciting entertainment here with everything from botanic gardens to independent theater to fill up a one-tank trip here.
One of the problems with living in Southern California is deciding which beautiful beach to visit and relax. Seal Beach is popular for its family friendly vibe, as well as its firm breeze and strong but manageable waves. These conditions make this beach ideal for surfing, kite-flying or a combination of the two: windsurfing.
Back to school season can come as both a relief to families and a source of anxiety over preparing kids to start a new year. This time around, save a little money on the most important items, and snag unique supplies that will set your student apart from the rest. From fun fashion to every book they could ever need to succeed, L.A.’s back to school guide has kids covered.