One Day in San Diego: Your Perfect 24 Hour Itinerary!

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With 70-degree temperatures and clear and sunny skies on average all year, San Diego is without question worth visiting for its weather alone. Besides the perfect climate, San Diego is both a laid-back beach city and a hub for world-class attractions and premier dining.  If you’re looking to spend your time being sun-kissed with the … Read more One Day in San Diego: Your Perfect 24 Hour Itinerary!

Your Weekend in Los Angeles Itinerary: How to Spend 2 Days in LA (By a Local)

When you hear about Los Angeles, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Disney, Hollywood, and the beach? You’ve hit the nail on the head, to an extent. The thing about LA is that it is a sprawling metropolis home to over 10 million inhabitants, and this densely populated hub comes with a lot. … Read more Your Weekend in Los Angeles Itinerary: How to Spend 2 Days in LA (By a Local)

15 Romantic Things to Do in San Diego for Your Next Date

Like many coastal California cities, San Diego has scenic views nearly everywhere you look. Hugging San Diego’s sparkling cityscape are stretches of dramatic coastal bluffs, golden sands, and the glistening sea—the perfect backdrop to any romance! San Diego is overflowing with art, culture, history, and entertainment. You can spend the afternoon on an outdoor adventure … Read more 15 Romantic Things to Do in San Diego for Your Next Date

21 Best Hikes in Los Angeles (For All Levels!)

Los Angeles is the city that dreams are made of! The rich and famous often take center stage in this dazzling city full of glitz and glamour, leaving other aspects behind closed curtains. It’s time to bring your attention to the city’s vast and varied—and rather breathtaking—geography with these incredible hikes in L.A. L.A. is … Read more 21 Best Hikes in Los Angeles (For All Levels!)

The 10 Best Brunch Spots in Los Angeles (Picked by a Local)

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Brunch is arguably the best meal of the day. If you’re not an early riser, brunch offers you all the beloved morning fare straight through to the afternoon. In LA, brunch is not taken lightly here. Craving some french toast and eggs at 8pm? LA has a place for it. Brunch on a rooftop? LA … Read more The 10 Best Brunch Spots in Los Angeles (Picked by a Local)

7 Breathtaking Malibu Hikes with Mountain and Coastal Views

Welcome to Malibu, where there are endless coastline and ocean views! While these views can be enjoyed by taking a drive along the Pacific Coast Highway or at one of the many Malibu beaches, there are even better vantage points for taking in all the beauty of this coastal city—on a hike in Malibu! Malibu … Read more 7 Breathtaking Malibu Hikes with Mountain and Coastal Views

How to Spend One Day in Malibu on a Day Trip from LA

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Approximately 30 miles west of downtown Los Angeles is the idyllic beach city of Malibu. This charming seaside community includes a 21-mile-long natural coastline bordered by the boundless sea and the rugged highlands of the Santa Monica Mountains.  During the spring, wildflowers bloom in abundance, coloring Malibu’s countryside with vibrant hues while rainfall ushers in … Read more How to Spend One Day in Malibu on a Day Trip from LA

The 10 Best Coffee Shops & Cafes in Los Angeles, Picked by a Local

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In a busy city like Los Angeles, you’re bound to need a pick-me-up to help you keep up with the fast-paced lifestyle (and make sitting in the daily LA traffic slightly more bearable).  The awesome part of living in LA is that there are coffee shops everywhere, so you don’t need to search far and … Read more The 10 Best Coffee Shops & Cafes in Los Angeles, Picked by a Local

How to Spend One Day in LA (A Local’s Itinerary)

With so much to do and see in Los Angeles, it might seem impossible to get anything done with just one day in LA. Well, this itinerary will prove the opposite—there is a lot you can accomplish with 24 hours in Los Angeles if you plan correctly! Your day in LA will start Downtown, then … Read more How to Spend One Day in LA (A Local’s Itinerary)

14 Fun Day Trips from Los Angeles (Picked By an LA Local!)

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It’s the end of the workweek, and the recurring conundrum is here—should you stay in or go out?  It’s tempting to play it safe and stay in the comforts of your own home, but how about a compromise? Allow yourself a single day trip from Los Angeles. Just one day this weekend! With LA’s vast … Read more 14 Fun Day Trips from Los Angeles (Picked By an LA Local!)