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Ojai There!

Get off the grid for a bird’s-eye Ojai! Ojai Valley is spring-loaded with ways to relax and ways to adventure. Spend the night in a cozy yurt, go on a valley bike ride that leads into the artsy downtown, or have a hike-in adventure to a creekside campground.

Week 04.21.2015
Regions Southern CA

Yurt's So Good

Yurts at The Ojai Foundation

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If your idea of recharging means your smartphone, perhaps it’s time to unplug in a different way. The Ojai Foundation Land Sanctuary in upper Ojai Valley is just 6 miles from town, but its 40 acres of semi-wilderness gets you off the grid, where the only tweeting is the sound of…
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Good Things Come in Fives

Awesome Adventures in Utahs National Parks

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Forget three, good things come in fives: fingers; the Jacksons; the 5-second rule … and now, The Mighty 5: five iconic national parks to explore in one spectacular state: Utah! Zion: Sheer canyons and monolithic sandstone cliffs in cream, pink, and red. See this exquisite park…
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Ojai Roll

Ojai Valley Trail Bike Ride

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What’s the best way to visit a relaxing, art-filled town? By rolling in, of course. On two wheels! This 19-mile (round-trip) bike ride is a nice way to make an entrance. The Ojai Valley Trail starts at Foster Park (about halfway between Ventura and Ojai on Highway 33) and takes…
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Up a Creek

Hike in Camp on Matilija Creek

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Want to go on a camping trip minus the cars and RVs? The three first-come, first-served campgrounds along the Upper North Fork Matilija Creek Trail in Los Padres National Forest can be reached only by foot. And as a bonus you’ll be pitching your tent along a creek that’s still…
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