The Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area preserves one of the best examples of a Mediterranean climate ecosystem in the world.
It also protects one of the highest densities of archaeological resources in any mountain range in the world.
The Santa Monica Mountains NRA contains 156,671 acres (63,403 ha) in the Santa Monica Mountains of the Transverse Ranges between the Pacific Ocean and inland valleys.
Its southeastern slopes are part of the headwaters of the Los Angeles River.
The gorgeous ocean views, recipe breathtaking mountains and mild climate provide a beautiful and romantic night out no matter what your date plans include.
We know that coming up with unique Valentine’s date ideas can be tricky, check that’s why we have taken the time to compile a list of our favorite things to do for Valentine’s Day in 2013.
Famous for grand-dame Victorians, classic cable cars, dynamic diversity, a beautiful waterfront, and a soaring crimson bridge, the “City by the Bay” truly has it all.
Trend-defining cuisine ranging from Michelin-starred dining to...
Visitors enjoy seeing attractions and doing activities in Santa Monica because the city is small (when compared to Greater Los Angeles), very walkable and offers a community feel.
Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly destination or a romantic escape where the toughest thing you’ll do all day is decide what sunscreen to use, read on to find the ocean-hugging towns, listed north to south, that match your mood.
Stretching for more than 30 miles along the Pacific and Highway One, Malibu has achieved almost mythological status among California beach towns.