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Half Day Hollywood and Beverly Hills Tour
"This tour is quite unique and will allow guest passengers flexibility of time in the maximum comfort and enjoyment of their ride through Hollywood and Beverly Hills. After meeting at the departure point you will go through Hollywood Boulevard over onto the famed Sunset Strip and Santa Monica Boulevard and finally through Beverly Hills to your destination on Rodeo Drive. There you will enjoy world-class shopping and dining for approximately 90-minutes before re-boarding for the return of the tour through West Hollywood and other Hollywood Areas. You will also receive discounts at select restaurants and cafes as well as shoppin the chauffeur will take the best route available for maximum sightseeing and enjoyment and comfort.""""Enjoy this unique experience in an open-air
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Mt Wilson Mountain Bike Enduro Day
"The Mt Wilson Mountain Bike Enduro Day is set up for the mountain biker who has ridden before and is looking for an alternative to the crowded and expensive mountain bike parks. Small pods of riders (5 or more) join forces and ride set trails together: C Charlton Flats to Upper Big Tujunga Mountain Road and Red Box to Switzers. The last ride is from Eaton Saddle back to the original pick up area. Plan on 6+ hours of bike time. The routes are all single-track except on the last ride back to your car; wher waiver up and meet your driver Bicycle safety checks 10 AM - Board vehicle and depart for first drop-off During ride up your driver will provide safety brief and provide basic info on important landmarks and bail outs 11 AM - 1st drop-in riding starts Typical Trails (varies depending on season and rider's desires + ability)Christian Camp to around trees roots and rocks. To keep it interesting Mother Nature punctuated the trails with a few ups - short ones - to encourage riders to keep their momentum up. The last section is very switch-backy and rocky. Before you know it
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Santa Monica Street Art Bike Tour
"Spend an unforgettable 3-4 hours on a guided bike tour through Santa Monica and the historical neighborhoods of Venice Beach California. The tour begins with a leisurely cruise through Santa Monica's charming Main Street and stops at Venice Beach near Muscle Beach the birthplace of skateboarding and training grounds for a young Arnold Schwarzenegger. Venice Beach's Italian-influenced landscape is also widely recognized for its West Coast legal graffiti walls that attract street artists from around the world. Tour- Rip Cronk Emily Winters Frank Gehry and other prominent figures. Riders will also be given some time to walk along the colorful Venice Boardwalk to purchase souvenirs and watch live street performances. Afterwards you'll pedal through the picturesque Venice Canals
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Mountains? In LA?

Arrive in Los Angeles on a moderate smog day, and you will be stunned to find a major mountain range backs right up to the city limits. The San Bernardino Mountains help and hurt LA, simultaneously....
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Jul 04, 2006

Big Bear Mountain

Skiing or snowboarding on Big Bear Mountain, located in the San Bernadino National Forest - what a great time i had here, we drove from my brother's place in Corona to Big Bear; when we got to the...
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Mar 30, 2004

Take a Hike

I know when you think of LA, hiking is probably not the first thing that comes to mind, but LA really has some great hiking trails in the Santa Monica Mountains. Go to the web link below for a listing...
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May 06, 2004

Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve

Every Spring, just outside Lancaster, the valley comes alive with flowers. Supposedly, when settlers first came to this area, they found poppies, the state flower, stretching from the mountains to the...
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Jan 23, 2009

Hike Los Angeles County

With all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, the fact that the greater Los Angeles area presents some great hiking opportunities seems to get lost.You have hikes all around the city:- Coastline...
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Oct 05, 2008

Solstice Canyon in Malibu

Just off of Pacific Coast Highway between Malibu Canyon Rd and Kanan is Solstice Canyon. Very pretty place to walk and explore with a small stream, waterfalls, remnants of burned down homes and an...
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Apr 19, 2005

Palm Springs: Aerial Tramway and Indian Canyons

Again a car is a necessity - there is no other way to get to Palm Springs - it takes about 2 hrs by car, but you can enjoy a very scenic route through some mountain valleys and slightly desert...
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Mar 30, 2004

Above the Skyline

If you have a car and like to hike, drive to Eaton Canyon in Altadena (north of Pasadena) and park in the lot. Walk a quarter mile up the canyon road to the falls, cross the bridge, and take the...
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Apr 24, 2006

Closest to heaven in L.A. - Sandstone Peak

The highest Point in the Santa Monica Mountains, Sandstone Peak/Mt. Allen is a "get sweaty" hike at 6 mi and 1,400 ft elevation gain. The trail covers volcanic rock and lush vegetation, especially in...
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Feb 20, 2005

There is actually some...

There is actually some fabulous hiking in the local mountains of Los Angeles. Literally minutes of walking away from a busy street like Sunset Blvd., you can find yourself on a solitary trail with...
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Aug 26, 2002

Malibu State Park in Malibu -...

Malibu State Park in Malibu - If nature is what you are looking for, take a drive into the park. There are tons of hiking paths and in the summer its real nice along the creeks. It's also where the...
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Aug 24, 2002

Hiking Portugese Bend

Must have a rental car and water for this hike: from Del Cerro Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, there is a splendid fire road with numerous side trails to hike above and down to mostly undeveloped...
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May 17, 2006
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Art - Architecture

The Broadway Spring Center is a parking garage and businesses. What caught my attention is the huge carved reliefs on the sides of the building. Very impressive and encouraging to know at least the...
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Museum of Tolerance

Wonderful resource for the Holocaust and other diversity issues. Take the tour first, then you can wander on your own. Give yourself plenty of time to soak it all in....about 3 hours. There are...
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Hollywood Boulevard & The Hollywood Walk of Fame

Artists Susan Krieg, Preston Craig, Rodd Swerdloff, Geoffry Tuttle, Jennifer Snoeynick, Jeanna Abbey Cobelli, Jasser Membreno, Kate Macomber-Jones, and Lindsey King in 2003 painted the rollup doors...
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Los Angeles City Hall

We reached Los Angeles City Hall in downtown LA by taking the metro to Civic Centre on the red line. The City Hall is next to Grand Park which is quite a pleasant place with fountains and flags. Los...
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Bradbury Building

This is a beautiful, well-known landmark in downtown Los Angeles. The building is lovely and worth a visit for itself, especially the inside, and visitors are free to roam the lobby and stairs, but...
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Grand Central Market

To get to Grand Central Market take the red metro line to Pershing Square Station. The market is opposite the Angels Flight railway. Grand Central Market has food stalls and cafes and bars. It dates...
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