When we talk about Los Angeles, we immediately think about Hollywood, its glitz and glamour that blurs our vision and transports us to a beautiful dreamland. However, there is much more to see and so in LA than just its Hollywood side. Sunbathing in the pristine beaches and surfing in the beautiful sea are some of the interesting activities you can enjoy outdoors. Here are 5 top interesting outdoor activities you must try in LA.
Enjoying A Campfire At Dockweiler Beach
Dockweiler State Beach is a great place to enjoy a campfire and explore the culture of California. It’s absolutely legal to have a bonfire at the LA beaches so you don’t need to worry about that. You must reach early to secure a place for you and also remember to bring plenty of food, drinks, woods for bonfire and entertainment that will keep you busy.
Explore The Lesser-Known Beaches
There’s always a sense of mystery and charm associated with things that are lesser known, so we recommend that during your stay to LA, take a trip to the less explored beaches. Santa Monica and Venice are the most iconic and popular beaches in LA. When you are looking to give them a miss head for Hermosa, Manhattan and Redondo, the lesser known beach communities. You can enjoy a bike ride along the Marvin Braude Trail that is dotted with palm trees.
Take A Trip Down To El Matador Beach
When you are in California, you must take some time out to enjoy a drive down the coastal side. The area that runs through the Greater Los Angeles is a dream for car enthusiasts. You will remember this amazing experience all your life. You can drive to the scenic El Matador Beach and relax amidst the beautiful surroundings.
Snorkeling In Catalina Island
If you are a water sport enthusiasts then Catalina Island offers you all that you could ever ask for. Whether you want to simply lay back and enjoy the picturesque island or you wish to indulge in some activities that would give you an adrenalin rush, this place has you covered. The protected waters in the island are perfect to enjoy snorkeling so go ahead and explore the clear water and all that it holds within. The water is abounding with healthy coral reef and lots of aquatic animals that make snorkeling at Catalina Island real fun. You can get your snorkeling gear at the island.
Hike Along Mount San Antonio
Enjoy a hike along the Mount San Antonio, also known as Mount Baldy, which is the highest peak in the region. There are no trees on this mountain, hence it’s called ‘bald’. It awards climbers with sweeping views o the city and on a clear day you can see as far as Catalina Island. In winter, this place turns into a great place to go or skiing, and when it’s summer, you can go on a hike along this mountain. You must set aside at least an entire day for a hiking trip on this mountain.