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Orange wild flowers blooming in a grassy field

See Spring Wildflowers in CA

Flowers are beautiful, and California is a great place to see them. Here's where to find the best Southern Cali blooms.

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Distant hot air ballon in the sky, viewed between tree tops

Autumn Day Trips Near DTLA

There's plenty of fun to be had outside of Los Angeles. You just need to know the right places to look.

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A trail of wooden steps in grassy hills

Day trip: Baldwin Hills

Check out the view that is one of the best in southern Santa Monica Bay.

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A group of young adult friends at the beach

Best Beaches Near DTLA

DTLA might not have any beaches itself, but it's right near many a prominent option.

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A couple on a red, retro style scooter

Best Road Adventures From DTLA

Los Angeles is the perfect town to start a road trip from. Here are a few of the amazing locations you can find within driving distance.

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flight of stairs at the park

Day trip: secret stairs

L.A., city planners created an elaborate system of stairways, which allowed the residents of our hillside communities access.

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Griffitth park cave

Griffith Park Grotto & Caves

Here are two lesser known spots that can be knocked out in an afternoon…

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Graffiti art at the Sunken City cliff site

Day trip: Sunken City

We’re going all the way down to South Bay to check out the Palos Verdes peninsula and the fabled city that never was.

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Malibu beach

Day trip to Malibu

When you need a beach day, check out these awesome things to do in Malibu.

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A view of the ocean from a sandy beach

Fast track to the beach!

Soon you will be able to enjoy downtown living and easy beach access with the new expo line to Santa Monica.

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