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Blogs & Sites
Location: 889 Americana Way, Suite 330, Glendale, CA
Location: 200 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA
Redondo's Seaside Lagoon is a large saltwater lagoon with lifeguard supervision. Besides swimming, the Lagoon offers a large sand area for sunbathing, children's play equipment, snack ba...
Location: 1245 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA
Located right in the heart of the city, Los Angeles State Historic Park offers 32 acres of open space directly adjacent to Chinatown, with views of downtown and opportunities to explore the cul...
Location: 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas, CA
It's not the largest park around, but Juan Bautista de Anza is very popular with families in the west valley. The playground is next to the parking lot, and the adjacent recreation center is br...
Location: 800 N. La Brea Avenue , Los Angeles, CA
A low-key, traditional alternative to the flashy patches, Lopez Pumpkin Patch covers 50,000 square feet and has a great straw maze. Kids can climb on a giant fiberglass jack-o-lantern for a gre...
Location: 1111 W. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA
George Izay Park is recognizable to locals as the one with the mounted Air Force jet at the entrance. The park is popular for its softball fields, picnic grounds, tennis courts, handball courts...
Location: 25151 Serrano Road, Lake Forest, CA
The small village at Heritage Hill Historical Park preserves some of the cultural heritage of Orange County. The four historical buildings represent different eras in the early development of t...
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: 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: 415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, CA
Decades in the planning, the Annenberg Community Beach House opened in April 2009 as a public facility for the people of Santa Monica to enjoy a family day at the beach.
The Annenberg ...
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: 5156 McGrath St., Ventura, CA
Families looking for a real pumpkin patch - the kind Linus would sit in all night - should check out Ventura's McGrath Street Pumpkin Patch. The extra drive from central LA means that, instead ...
Location: 40 Narcissa Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Callie Bell offers horseback riding lessons and summer camps with a focus on safety, using horses that are well cared for and great teachers. Students from beginner to expert are welcome.
Location: 13806 La Mirada Blvd, La Mirada, CA
Location: 450 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA
Stu Miller's Christmas Trees and Pumpkin Patch (also known as Seasonal Adventures) is currently the largest privately owned pumpkin and Christmas tree retailer in the country, with locations al...