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Pine Knot Village

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So Charming

It is all decked out during the holidays complete with Santa and Mrs Clause (and no line like at the malls). We took Christmas card pictures under the Giant Christmas tree. And a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 8, 2014
cariL44
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Riverside, California
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Riverside, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
20 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

It is all decked out during the holidays complete with Santa and Mrs Clause (and no line like at the malls). We took Christmas card pictures under the Giant Christmas tree. And a wonderful amenity is the giant firepits they have through out the village to warm up while you are browsing.

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Los Angeles, CA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
43 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We loved walking around all the shops, checking out shops on Village and Pine Knot, as well as being able to see the water from the lake at the end of Pine Knot. We went the day they had their Christmas tree lighting and Santa visit right after Thanksgiving, which made it extra festive. (However, this place needs a lot... More 

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San Dimas, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Good for walking around and light shopping. We drove through on a nice crisp fall day and ate at one of the local restaurants.

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Ojai
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A mix of restaurants and eateries, galleries & souvenir shops. Alpine architecture and nice landscaping.

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Hemet, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Loved the flowers and the fire pits to cuddle and stay warm by. Loved the many lights and and benches to rest on outside many shops. This is a couple of hours to relax and buy gifts for yourself or others.

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Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Didn't really find anything of interest to me but if you like shopping for t-shirts and tchotchkes and consider grazing burgers or BBQ from one place and ice cream or candy from another to be entertainment, this may be for you. It's hard to believe there are only a couple of restaurants with any view. Most of the outdoor seating... More 

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Lake Forest, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Be sure to stop by the Christmas Adventure and pay a visit to Ashley (the owner) she is amazing and offers great prices.. She has some of the most unique items in her shop..

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A definite tourist attraction with lots of trendy restaurants and boutique type shops. However, you can see that the weak economy and the drought are taking their toll from the number of closed and failing locations. Still, we enjoyed wandering through the shops and browsing.

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Manhattan Beach, CA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We like the expanded village. I can't say we bought very much, but it wasn't for lack of trying. We just couldn't find what we were looking for. That said, it's always fun to browse.

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Battle, Sussex
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Nice flowers and interesting shops, but only spent 5 minutes looking around. Lady in the Visitor centre was very helpful printing out coupons for us.

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