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    October 28th, 2020

    Halloween Hikes!

    It's a boo-tiful time of year! Head out on any of these hikes in gardens and forests and hidden trails infused with the Halloween spirit, including tricks and treats and ... who ghosts there?!

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    October 20th, 2020

    Home Run Hikes

    In the spirit of the World Series, these three hikes are a grand slam for getting outdoors, gaining great views, checking out some baseball landmarks, and enjoying food, wine, and beer, too. Home run!

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    October 14th, 2020

    Uncork These Adventures!

    Discover Sonoma County's coastal hikes, hidden beaches, secret redwoods, tent-cabin stays, and vineyard bike rides. Come for the wine, stay for the outdoors!

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    10.14.2020

    Get Outdoors In Sonoma County This Fall

    From hidden hike-in beaches and picnic spots to sensational redwoods, sunsets, and sweeping views, along with a brand new zipline-to-treehouse stay, here are five of the best ways to explore outdoors in Sonoma County. Redwoods Rendezvous Shhh … it’s so quiet among 33 hidden acres…

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    October 7th, 2020

    Malibu Hike-in Beaches

    A beach or a hike? How about a beach hike? Malibu's got both, and then some! Here are three coastal where you get million-dollar Pacific views and quality beach time too.

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    September 30th, 2020

    Simple Waterside Escapes

    Enjoy a riverside stroll, dining outdoors in a state historic park, and paddling an oasis in one of LA's most lovely recreation areas.

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    September 23rd, 2020

    Hikes & Garden Walks with Hidden Labyrinths

    Meditative, contemplative, and sometimes just simply fun, these hikes and garden walks with hidden labyrinths allow for a little levity and contemplation in nature.

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    September 16th, 2020

    Hikes for a Fresh Perspective

    Hazy days make one thing very clear: a renewed appreciation for blue skies! From the desert to the coast, here are three view-tiful hikes for gaining a fresh perspective when the air improves.

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    September 9th, 2020

    Hike to These Iconic Bridges

    Hike to some classic bridges, with great scenery and secret gardens, too. Here are three beautiful and historic bridges in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Pasadena.

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    September 2nd, 2020

    Keep Cool Outdoors This Weekend

    Keep things cool on a hot summer day with beaches, beautiful murals, a SUP excursion, and the namesake lake with a banner view of the Hollywood Sign.

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    August 26th, 2020

    Four Goodness Lakes!

    Enjoy the Sierra Nevada's most refreshing assets: lakes! Here are four lake camping destinations in the Sierra Nevada where you can escape for some lounging, paddling, and hiking.

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    August 19th, 2020

    Secret Sierra

    The Lakes Basin is the High Sierra, simplified. About one hour northwest of Tahoe you'll find chill lakeside camping, miles of uncrowded hiking trails, and a lookout like no other.

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    August 12th, 2020

    Peak Season: Summit Hikes

    Summer's peaking so hit the peaks! These three SoCal classics offer some history, some cardio workouts, and—best of all—some seriously amazing panoramas.

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    August 5th, 2020

    Midsummer Mojo

    Ultimate vistas, a Griffith Park classic, and a bonanza of national parks in California and a bit beyond make midsummer sensational!

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    10.14.2020

    Get Outdoors In Sonoma County This Fall

    From hidden hike-in beaches and picnic spots to sensational redwoods, sunsets, and sweeping views, along with a brand new zipline-to-treehouse stay, here are five of the best ways to explore outdoors in Sonoma County. Redwoods Rendezvous Shhh … it’s so quiet among 33 hidden acres…

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    July 29th, 2020

    The Road Trip Less Traveled

    A beautiful national park, wild and scenic rivers, hike-in hot springs, tent cabins in the mountains, peak hikes, wine tasting: do a road trip to Southern Oregon!

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    July 22nd, 2020

    Hollywood Hikes

    Like many in showbiz, the Hollywood Sign has had a few touch-ups over the years, an enduring beacon beaming amid the good and the bad. Here are three hikes starring beautiful views of the timeless, if not ageless, Hollywood Sign.

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    July 15th, 2020

    Wheelhouse: The Pacific Electric Trail

    The Pacific Electric Trail is a 20-mile car-free bike path threading six cities in the Inland Empire. Pedal three distinct segments of it so you can explore some sites and grab some bites.

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    July 8th, 2020

    Short Social Distance Hikes With Big Rewards

    Looking for a little space on the trails? These three hikes in Los Angeles County are short (under 3 miles), offer good social distance, and bring big rewards, from “ultimate” viewpoints to tranquil retreats.

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    July 1st, 2020

    Go Fourth the Great Outdoors

    While this won't be your typical Fourth of July, there are still some ways to clear the Covid-cobwebs outside. We've rounded up a few hikes, and you can also explore our new website for more ideas. Stay safe, follow county protocols, and happy Fourth!

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    June 24th, 2020

    Hike, Scramble, and Rock These Views

    Ready to rock outdoors? Hike, climb, scramble among rock formations that offer bold new heights, huge points of view, and some truly gem moments.

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    June 16th, 2020

    Lookout Hikes!

    Look, look, lookout! Here come some inspiring views. These three hikes to lookouts are all under 6 miles and packed with scenery, especially from the summits.

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    Boontime!

    Glamp in a tent cabin or stay in private patio room among redwoods in the heart of Russian River. And do some wine tasting at these two beautiful vineyards with airy cabanas and gorgeous views.

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    Bodega's Hidden Hike-in Beach

    Bodega Head has a mystical hike-in beach trail through secret sand dunes. Hike in, then enjoy the West's tastiest BBQ brisket on a patio overlooking Bodega Bay Harbor.

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    Malibu Hike, Canyon, Beach

    Get a highlight reel of the Malibu coastline on a 2.25-mile hike through Leo Carrillo State Park, featuring a canyon climb, Pacific panorama, and a beautiful beach.

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    Two Wheels to Wine in Healdsburg

    Bike and wine taste among the vineyards of Sonoma County's Dry Creek Valley in Healdsburg. The mostly flat backroads make for easygoing riding, with food and wine explorations too.

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    Fall for the Treasures of North Lake Tahoe

    North Lake Tahoe in fall is an amazing time. It’s less crowded, many hiking and biking trails are open, sunsets and starry nights are spectacular, and fields of aspens are a splendor across the region.

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    Redwoods, Beach, Banner View!

    Explore among the redwoods in Henry Cowell State Park on this magical 5-mile hike featuring the big trees, a beach, and a beautiful view from an observation deck.

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    Ride and Seek

    Oceanside breezes, beautiful beaches, a car-free pathway for biking, and beer at the end: You’re on a roll! The San Mateo Coast was made for beach hopping and beer tasting …

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    GOAT Coastal Hike + Sunset

    GOAT (greatest of all time) Sonoma Coast experience? Hike the Kortum Trail, wine taste on a patio overlooking the Russian River, and catch a sensational sunset at, yep, Goat Rock Beach.

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