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Blogs & Sites
Location: Nonchalant Road, Simi Valley, CA
Neophyte Farms is a small, neighborhood riding school with horses appropriate for beginners to intermediate riders. All lessons are one-on-one. In addition to lessons and trail rides, Neoph...
Location: 2525 Placentia Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA
The Orange County Model Engineers operate the Mackerel Flats and Goat Hill Junction Railroad - a seven and a half inch gauge railroad over a five mile layout of track at Fairview Park in Costa ...
Location: 35000 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA
The gorgeous, sandy beach at Leo Carrillo State Beach has tidepools, a cave, trails, picnic areas, and a playground to make it a favorite family beach. Showers, lifeguard, restrooms, and a smal...
Location: 4700 North Griffin Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Bugs, birds, and backpacks take center stage at the Audubon Center at Debs Park.
Family Nature Programs take place during late afternoons and weekends, and include activities tha...
Location: 1150 Lincoln Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA
Christine Emerson Reed Park, formerly known as Lincoln Park, offers a variety of cultural events, community classes, activities, and park amenities, including playground equipment and pi...
Location: Grand View Ave. and Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
A local favorite, the Mar Vista Farmers' Market brings a host of fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood, and more to the post office parking lot every Sunday. The market is here rain or shine.
Location: 3000 Rustic Canyon Road, Pacific Palisades, CA
El Dustberry Ranch is an equine assisted therapeutic activity center and outdoor classroom. Formerly located in Topanga, the facility brings together rescue horses and the children who c...
Location: 1249 Lockheed View Drive, Burbank, CA
Right in the heart of Burbank, the Starlight Bowl hosts summertime family-friendly performances.
Bring a blanket or spring for higher priced stadium seats. Sunday evening's "almost fre...
Location: 1601 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA
Polliwog Park has two playgrounds for children, including special play equipment for toddlers.
A huge pond in the park is a favorite spot for children to feed the ducks, watch for fish...
Location: Playa Vista Drive & Bluff Creek Drive, Los Angeles, CA
Just off Lincoln Boulevard to the east, nestled between Jefferson Boulevard and LMU, lies Playa Vista Sports Park. To many angelenos this entire neighborhood is new, known only as the Ballona W...
Location: 15200 Rinaldi Street, Mission Hills, CA
Forneris Farms is a great seasonal excursion - stop by in the fall to pick a pumpkin, get lost in the corn maze, and take a ride on a mini-train pulled by a tractor. Other highlights include fa...
Location: 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA
The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza houses the 1,800-seat Fred Kavli Theatre for the Performing Arts, the 394-seat Janet and Ray Scherr Forum, a spacious three-acre park, and City ...
Location: 15501 E. Arrow Highway, Baldwin Park, CA
Operated by LA County Parks, Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area has a 70-acre lake for sailing, swimming, and fishing and a popular children's water play area open during summer months. Other feature...