Travel & Outdoors

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Best Rafting And Kayaking Near Orange County

While river sports are in short supply in this part of California, beach access provides an endless playground for water lovers who enjoy the view above the waterline. Here are five nearby spots for great rafting and kayaking.

CBS Los Angeles–07/16/2015

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Best White Water Rafting Day Trips Near Los Angeles

This summer think outside the urban box and go for a whitewater rafting adventure.

07/11/2015

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Best Free Summer Activities For Kids In Los Angeles

Summer is great but sometimes gets boring for kids without plans. Los Angeles is full of opportunities during the warmer months, offering everything from various stage productions to special exhibits offered at certain museums to places where hiking has never been better.

07/10/2015

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Best Skydiving Near Orange County

Stepping out of a plane at 13,000 feet takes some courage, but these skydiving facilities will get you to the drop zone safely.

07/04/2015

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Best Places In LA To Watch The Sunset

Consider the following places, all of which are ideal for watching the alluring sunsets no other city than Los Angeles has to offer.

CBS Los Angeles–07/02/2015

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Best Fourth Of July Events In Los Angeles

This city loves to party. All up and down the coastline, there are fireworks displays along the water. Additionally, almost every town in the LA basin has something available to celebrate this American holiday. This list highlights a few diverse fireworks displays that provide a bit of something for everyone.

06/27/2015

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Best Day Trips From Orange County

Taking a break from the everyday grind is necessary and for those in Orange County looking for a getaway for the day, here are the best places to get a quick fix away from Orange County.

06/27/2015

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Best Day Trips From Los Angeles

When it comes to tourists and residents the like, Los Angeles offers a number of exciting niche getaways to visit and explore.

06/20/2015

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Walking Tour Of Downtown Laguna Beach

A day in downtown Laguna Beach is a day in paradise. Whether you’re looking to relax on a beach towel or gaze at some art from modern masters, there’s plenty to do within walking distance of your highly coveted parking spot.

CBS Los Angeles–06/16/2015

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Best Places For Off-Roading Near Los Angeles

Having fun on all-terrain vehicles or dirt bikes can be a thrill. Whatever “off-road” vehicle you may have purchased, you’ll want to discover a place to take it out for a spin. Rules of the road can seem a bit sketchy, so it’s best to make sure the track is safe and off-road riding activities are permitted.

06/13/2015

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Best Places To Honeymoon Near OC

Orange County is a prime location for wedding season where couples say “I do”. The dynamic views and amazing weather prove to be a great place to continue the festivities. For couples looking for a great honeymoon getaway near Orange County, here are some of the best places to go after the big day.

05/30/2015

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The Summer Safety Guide For Kids & Families

This summer, families will come to visit Los Angeles’ public pools, parks, venues and gardens. When little tots are in unfamiliar surroundings, the dangers can be unseen and unexpected. Here are a few great tips to keep the family safe in LA.

05/29/2015

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Best Kettlebell Workouts In Orange County

The Russian kettlebell is the latest weapon against fat and calories in gyms across the southland. Orange County fitness experts are turning to this bowling ball with a handle to develop strength, flexibility and cardio.

CBS Los Angeles–05/28/2015

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Best Lake House Getaways Near Los Angeles

The California drought has become critical and the state’s bodies of water are drying up. This may be the last year for a lake front getaway.

05/23/2015

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Best Lake House Getaways Near OC

Taking a vacation to a lake house is a great change from the beach getaways inside Orange County. Here are the top five locations for a lake house getaway near Orange County.

05/23/2015

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