South Pasadena’s Arroyo Seco miniature golf course is not big or elaborate like those theme-parky installations you see from the freeway…
Hollywood’s popular Runyon Canyon offers us panoramas, celebrity sightings, and stargazing, but Bailey Canyon Park in Sierra Madre has our pooches scampering across rivulets…
Build granitelike glutes and take in the landscape as you hike the public staircases notched into the city’s hillsides.
Neighborhood: West Los Angeles
Blue Collar Working Dog carries all manner of camping and hiking paraphernalia for canines–spot items that ensure pet safety and comfort in the wild
Neighborhood: Echo Park
The general rule for play dates in the 310 and the 818 is that someone has to schlepp from one side of the hill to the other. If people only knew about Briarwood Park…
At the colorful playground at Douglas Park is a shallow rink that shoots jets of water in the summer and is prime turf for tot cycling the rest of the year…
As a rule, hot-air balloon companies steer clear of the city, preferring the less congested areas of Palmdale and Palm Springs. But Dreams Unlimited will launch from your lawn…
Before all the tract houses, there were oranges, millions of oranges. At the end of the 19th century, the San Gabriel Valley was booming with agriculture…
There are no elevation changes on the just-over-two-mile trail leading to Escondido Falls in Malibu, but there are scenery shifts galore
The quest for a hot body meets hippie spirituality in the burgeoning trend known as fire dancing.
Trail running is basically hiking—for crazy people. The mountains above Malibu and Santa Monica have some lovely views, but running uphill for 50 percent or more of the stint left us feeling insufficiently fit
The L.A. River is at its renegade best where Los Feliz Boulevard crosses the 5 in Atwater Village
At Carson’s Go Kart World, driving for fun is not an L.A. oxymoron. Built in the shadow of the 405 freeway, the mini speed zone boasts six tracks of varying shape…
At this summer’s Japan Open, disc golfers from across the globe played for a $26,000 purse. Closer to home, the sport holds a cultlike sway, and for good reason…