Road Tripping From Los Angeles

HUNTINGTON BEACH (1 HOUR)

The nearest excursion objective to LA, Huntington Beach sits somewhere between LA and San Diego, just an hour drive from both. Nicknamed Surf City USA, the city includes a 16km shoreline with rambling retreats and a midtown zone with shops, cafés and ranchers markets.

Huntington Beach, CA | 2018 Top 100 Best Places to Live | Livability
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CATALINA ISLAND (45 MINS TO LONG BEACH + 1 HOUR FERRY RIDE)

While this one requires both a drive and a ship ride, it’s definitely justified even despite the exertion. Catalina Island was at one time the mysterious jungle gym of 1920s American famous actors like Charlie Chaplin and Clark Gable, and today, the island keeps up that old-world fabulousness. To get to it, head south to Long Beach and bounce on 60 minutes in length ship.

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LAGUNA BEACH (75 MINS)

Laguna Beach was put on the map by the eponymous MTV unscripted TV drama that once reported its occupants. Furthermore, however aficionados of the show actually run to it therefore, they before long find the town has significantly more to it. A rich expressions culture and a buzzy feasting scene are just the beginning. Despite the fact that the inland drive from LA is snappier, take the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH).

Laguna Beach Parking Guide: Where to Park in Laguna Beach - That OC Girl
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TEMECULA VALLEY (75 MINS)

Can’t make it to Napa? Head to Temecula Valley, southern California’s covered up diamond wine locale. Swing by wineries for wine samplings, purchase new natural product from ranchers markets and walk the wooden promenades of notable Old Town. In the event that you don’t want to drive here yourself, book a roadtrip with Santa Monica Limo.

Temecula Valley, CA Visitors Guide To Hotels, Wineries, & Things To Do
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St Nick BARBARA (1.5 HOURS)           

Brad, Oprah and Ellen are only a couple large names to possess properties in Santa Barbara. Called The American Riviera, the enchanting city has white sand sea shores, Spanish-style engineering and folding slopes that spill into wine country. Arrive through the PCH — seeing Santa Monica, Malibu and Camarillo en route — prior to turning onto the 101.

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OJAI (1.5 HOURS)

A weekend in Ojai will consistently be a loosening up one. The little city in the valley of Topatopa Mountains is loaded up with wineries and wellbeing spas. Go through an evening here walking its Ojai Avenue, dodging into craftsmanship exhibitions, homewares shops, and wine sampling rooms. Pass radiant orange fields of pixie mandarins on the hour and a half drive back.

Ojai, Calif.: A Valley of Wellness (but No Chain Stores) in Ventura County  - The New York Times
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PALM SPRINGS (2 HOURS)

You’ve presumably caught wind of Palm Springs because of a performance called Coachella. Be that as it may, past the stylish outdoors grounds, the city two hours south of LA in the Sonoran Desert additionally has many spas and greens and is a simple decision for a loosening up end of the week away. On the drive in, keep your eyes stripped for San Gorgonio Pass on I-10. The staggering stretch has desert and mountains on one or the other side.

25 Awesome Things to Do in Palm Springs, California - It's Not About the  Miles
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Huge BEAR LAKE (2 HOURS)

A minuscule town in San Bernardino County, Big Bear Lake sits on the shores of Big Bear Lake. While known for its skiing and snowboarding, the famous occasion spot likewise offers late spring sports including climbing, cycling and waterskiing. The drive here breezes up cold mountains and through pine woodland, displaying tremendous view.

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SOLVANG (2 HOURS)

Solvang in Santa Ynez Valley is the following best thing to visiting Denmark. The city is home to many Danish Provincial-style structures, including a conventional windmill and a Hans Christian Andersen Museum. Attempt a Danish pastey at a bread kitchen, visit a memorable church or watch a play at Solvang Festival Theater.

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