Travel & Outdoors

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5 Essentials To Ease Your Vacay Withdrawal

Whether you’re headed on a road trip or lounging at home this weekend, CBS Local’s E.S.P. has put together a list of awesome essentials to make your long weekend even better.

01/15/2015

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A Day In Santa Ynez

If possible, a day in Santa Ynez should be extended to two in order to really get the most of this enchanting town. Check out the following five finds waiting for Angelenos in this rarified wine country located mere miles from seaside Santa Barbara.

01/10/2015

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Best Hotel Pools In OC

Swimming in style has never been easier thanks to the luxurious pools at these Orange County hotels and resorts.

01/10/2015

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Los Angeles’s Best Guided Tours (Even For Locals)

These five companies offer unique experiences while touring the most popular Los Angeles areas. Get your camera ready for a Los Angeles selfie.

01/02/2015

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Best Bed And Breakfasts In OC

From cozy inns to luxury suites, these Orange County bed and breakfasts offer the ultimate in romance and relaxation.

01/02/2015

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Resolve To Be Awesome

2015 has arrived in full force and it is going to be your year! Let your New Year’s resolution extend past January with these helpful resolution ideas and essentials from CBS Local’s E.S.P., that’ll help make

01/01/2015

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Best Bed And Breakfasts In Los Angeles

If you’re looking for a weekend getaway, check out these top five bed and breakfast spots in Los Angeles.

12/26/2014

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Ask A Local Trainer: The Best Ways To Get Fit In OC

It’s no surprise that once the tinsel and lights come down in the new year, memberships to gyms increase dramatically as people attempt to work off those extra holiday pounds. As many fitness gurus will tell you, getting fit isn’t just about joining a gym, it’s about changing your lifestyle. These five lifestyle tips from Sarah Beckx, a personal trainer in Orange County, will show you how easy it is to get in shape.

CBS Los Angeles–12/25/2014

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What To Do During A Holiday Staycation In OC

There’s no need to travel to have a great time this holiday season. Save time and money this winter at these amazing OC attractions.

12/20/2014

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Five Reasons To Visit Los Angeles In 2015

Should you find yourself with some upcoming vacation time and you are trying to figure out where to go, here are five reasons to visit Los Angeles in 2015.

12/20/2014

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Best Places To Cut Your Own Christmas Tree In The OC Area

Whether it’s a Douglas Fir or Monterey Pine, natural green or flocked, the Christmas tree is the iconic symbol of the holiday season. While some tree shoppers choose artificial trees made to look like the traditional evergreen conifers, others seek pre-cut trees hauled in from miles away and propped in the corner of an empty parking lot. For those Christmas tree purists in Orange County who want to hand-pick the tree with the perfect spread of branches and ideal scent of pine, there are several Christmas tree farms within driving distance that bring the nostalgia of childhood back to the holiday season.

CBS Los Angeles–12/19/2014

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Five Reasons To Visit OC In 2015

With plenty of sports, music, art and more, these Orange County venues and events will be sure to keep any visitor or resident completely entertained.

12/13/2014

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Best Places To Rent Outdoor Gear In Los Angeles

For those who don’t own the necessary outdoors equipment such as tents, backpacks, sleeping bags and camping stoves, there are several great resources for Los Angelenos.

12/13/2014

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Best Horseback Riding Near Los Angeles

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.

CBS Los Angeles–12/11/2014

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Best Places To Cut Your Own Christmas Tree In The Los Angeles Area

You could get a fresh-cut Christmas tree delivered to your door, but the experience of cutting down your own sounds way more fun. Here are some places to do just that.

CBS Los Angeles–12/07/2014

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