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  • Best Tide Pools in Southern California

    Here’s a map of the best tide pools at Southern California beaches. From Point Loma in San Diego to Leo Carrillo State Park in Malibu there are many areas where […]

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  • Beaches on Santa Monica Bay

    The Los Angeles area has some of the finest wide sandy beaches in all of Southern California. The majority of these popular strands are on Santa Monica Bay. This nearly […]

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  • The Historic Fishing Piers in California

    Fishing has always been a big coastal activity in California, long before surfing became popular in the 1960’s. During the second half of the 1800’s and in the early 1900’s […]

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  • The Best Beaches on Catalina Island

    Santa Catalina Island is unique in many ways, but especially when it comes to land ownership. Most of the island is owned by the Catalina Island Conservancy, a non-profit that […]

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  • Marvin Braude Bike Trail in Los Angeles

    The best bike route in the Los Angeles area is “The Strand,” which is officially named the Marvin Braude Bike Trail and follows the shores of Santa Monica Bay. This famous […]

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  • Watts Towers of Simon Rodia State Historic Park

    When you finally see the Watts Tower that you may have heard about, it boggles the mind that someone could create such an intricate network of sculpted metals and tiles. […]

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  • Los Angeles Zoo

    The Los Angeles Zoo is located in the heart of the nation’s second-largest city. Each year 1.3 million visitors pass through the gates to view a collection of 1,200 animals […]

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  • Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

    Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is located behind Cabrillo Harbor Beach in the San Pedro district of Los Angeles. It is one of the larger and older aquariums on the California coast […]

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  • The Getty Center Museum

    The Getty Center, named for J. Paul Getty, sits high on a hill at the edge of the Santa Monica Mountains with incredible views of Los Angeles. This large site […]

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  • The Getty Villa

    The Getty Villa, is a facility that J. Paul Getty never lived in, but had built to house a portion of his expansive art collection. It is a copy of […]

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