Travel & Outdoors
When your feisty canine pal is begging for a good workout, consider visiting some of Orange County’s best off-leash dog areas where pups go to play and burn off their extra energy.
Orange County has the ideal weather year-round that can be great for those looking for some of the best golfing experiences.
Here are five of the best public golf courses to be found in Los Angeles.
Forget about swimming laps. Some pools are way too nice for that. In a city where the sun is always shining, these attractive pool options will have you wishing your time there was an everyday thing.
If you fancy yourself as a budding John Rambo, Casey Ryback or Ellen Ripley, then suit up, lock and load your G6R Intimidator and test your mettle at one of these paintball arenas near Los Angeles.
Grab your rod, reel, tackle box and a stout pair of waders as we walk you through some of the best surf, deepwater, pier and beachside angling locations in Los Angeles.
Paintballing is a way of life for some in Southern California so it’s no surprise that some of the best paintball arenas in the country are all within a short drive from Orange County. Here are the five best paintball arenas around.
The Los Angeles area is filled with picturesque scenery once you escape the vast sprawl of the city. A great way to enjoy some of the openess is to saddle up on a horse and hit the trail.
Golfing can be an expensive habit. If you’re looking to scale back this summer and still enjoy the fresh air and brisk exercise with buddies, LA has several affordable fields of green.
Zumba gives zip to stressed Angelenos, and anyone else who simply wants a change of pace from the typical exercise class. This cardio program, which focuses on Latin rhythms and dance routines, will have any athlete sweating up a storm in minutes without a care in the world — it’s just too much fun. None beat L.A.’s best Zumba classes, which leave all of the work but none of the excitement out of the workout.
One of the greatest adventures is skydiving giving people the feeling of flight and thrill. Los Angeles is one of the more beautiful landscapes to tour from up above. The mountains and beach, Downtown and city landmarks are some of the more spectacular sights. The idea of skydiving took the plunge in the late 1700s. Today skydiving enthusiasts participate in competitive, extreme, formation, tandem and skysurfing. Skydiving schools make the experience, first and foremost safe, and exhilarating. There are several schools in the Los Angeles area to check out when you are ready to take flight.
According to the National Association for Sport and Physical Education only one in three children are physically active every day with a staggering 12.5 million children classified as obese by the CDC. A major contributor to this apparent malaise is the daily dose of TV, computer and console-based entertainment beloved by children. Keeping kids entertained can be difficult at the best of times but there’s clearly no doubt that a child’s daily average of some seven and a half hours in front of a screen, in one form or another, should give parents pause for thought.
This city is packed with bright lights and noisy tourist spots. Although there’s a lot to do in the glow of the buzzing metropolis, the dark skies offer a star gazing enthusiast a treat, if you know where to look. Here are a few ways to enjoy the cosmos while living under bright lights in the big city.
These local wineries are a nice destination for celebrations, romantic dates and fun with friends.
If you’re looking for ways to test your strength, get fit or just break from the norm in Los Angeles, here are a few tips from celebrated personal trainer and Mr. America 2004, Jason Kozma. Get out and enjoy some of Los Angeles’ most-enduring landmarks and stretch your physical limits at the same time.