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Ranked #1 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Surfing & windsurfing
Owner description: Whether you're a beginner looking to stand up for the first time or already a surfer looking for an experienced instructor to... more » Owner description: Whether you're a beginner looking to stand up for the first time or already a surfer looking for an experienced instructor to take your skills to the next level, we would love to help! 1:3 student/instructor ratio for all standard lessons. Learn basic surf techniques: how to pop up correctly, understand positioning in the lineup, basic ocean safety and proper paddling, how to ride the wave, etc. « less
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Ranked #2 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Bike tours
Owner description: Fun Sightseeing Bicycle Tours of Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and to the Beach. Starting from the Walk of Fame, you will have an... more » Owner description: Fun Sightseeing Bicycle Tours of Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and to the Beach. Starting from the Walk of Fame, you will have an amazing start to a great tour of Los Angeles. See great views of the famous Hollywood Sign, Capitol Records, Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre, Egyptian Theatre, Dolby Theatre, Academy Awards, Movie Locations, Stars Homes, Sunset Strip, Beverly Hills Sign, Rodeo Drive, Route 66, Santa Monica Beach, Venice Beach Canals, and much More! Fully narrated bike tour safely through beautiful neighborhoods. See the Best locations in Los Angeles, on a bike! « less
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Ranked #3 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #4 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #5 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water
Owner description: Santa Monica Bay consists of 50 miles of scenic coastline with 22 separate public beaches, providing recreational... more » Owner description: Santa Monica Bay consists of 50 miles of scenic coastline with 22 separate public beaches, providing recreational opportunities to visitors year round. « less
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Ranked #6 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Horseback Riding Stables; Tours
Owner description: Tour LA on horseback: saddle up and ride over the ridge into Burbank, have a Mexican meal and ride back to the stables by... more » Owner description: Tour LA on horseback: saddle up and ride over the ridge into Burbank, have a Mexican meal and ride back to the stables by moonlight. « less
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Ranked #7 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Surfing & windsurfing
Owner description: Eat Sleep Surf. is LA's premier surf adventure provider. We're the only company in LA that hosts surf-camping trips taking... more » Owner description: Eat Sleep Surf. is LA's premier surf adventure provider. We're the only company in LA that hosts surf-camping trips taking you to all the famous breaks just outside of LA. Hosting private surf lessons, day excursions, and overnight adventures we are dedicated to showing you the true surf lifestyle of Southern California. « less
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Ranked #8 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
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$58* and up
Ranked #9 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Neighborhoods; Beaches
Lively, popular and crowded beach close to Los Angeles.
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Ranked #10 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: At kapowui, we live, eat, and dream surfing. We teach surfing because we want to share our love and stoke for the sport. All... more » Owner description: At kapowui, we live, eat, and dream surfing. We teach surfing because we want to share our love and stoke for the sport. All of our instructors are imbued with the Aloha spirit. Kapowui believes we are all part of one big family, so when we are doing a lesson, we are 100% focused and in the moment with you. All of Kapowui's instructors live within blocks of the beach and surf every day. This is a life choice for us. We are not a corporate machine grinding out massive quantities of sub-par internet coupon lessons with minium wage non surfing employees. Kapowui is a locally owned business with soul that only hires real surfers. At Kapowui we truly care about your experince. So in the short time we have together we imerese you in the surf culture. Giving you the opportunity to feel the true surfer vibe, and gain a skill you can use forever. That is why many of the 4 and 5 star hotels in Los Angeles call us to service their guest (i.e. Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, Beverly Hills Hotel, Shutters, Loews, Viceroy, Chateau Marmont, etc.) Whether surfing is a 1-time bucket list item or a new sport you want to pick up, we will have you up and riding waves your 1st lesson or your next lesson is free. At Kapowui, you are not just another number or dollar sign to us. You are family. So, come hang out with your brothers and sisters, and let's go catch some WAVES!!! Even if you don't do a lesson, come by and say "HI".Your lesson will take place at one of 4 iconic California beaches, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Malibu, or Santa Monica, where the sandy bottoms are safe and perfect for beginner lessons. Your lesson includes surfboard, wetsuit, and instructor. We ofer 1 hr., 1 1/2 hr., and 2 hr. lessons. The first 20 minutes of each lesson is done on the beach, covering board design and dynamics, wave dynamics, beach safety, surfing safety, surf etiquette, pop-up technique and form. The remainder of your time is spent in the water, surfing with your instructor. Everything is included, you only need to bring a positive vibe, however people often like to bring sunscreen, towel, and water. « less
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Ranked #11 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Beaches; Historic Walking Areas

Check out these videos of different characters on the boardwalk, they totally capture the spirit of the place Venice the Menace: Boardwalkin'  The Best of Venice Beach, Los... more »

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Ranked #12 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Parks; Trails

Temescal Gateway Park offers miles of hiking for everyone from starters to experts and rewards you with scenic canyons, creeks, waterfalls, and a gorgeous view of the city and... more »

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Ranked #13 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Gear rentals; Outdoor Activities
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$70* and up
Ranked #14 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Gardens; Zoos
Owner description: The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens opened on November 28, 1966. The Zoo is home to more than 1,100 mammals, birds,... more » Owner description: The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens opened on November 28, 1966. The Zoo is home to more than 1,100 mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles representing more than 250 different species of which 29 are endangered. In addition, the Zoo’s botanical collection comprises several planted gardens and over 800 different plant species with over 7,400 individual plants. « less
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Ranked #15 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Enjoy a Paddle Method Stand Up Paddleboard Sea Lion and Dolphin Tours while you learn how to SUP!Get on the water with... more » Owner description: Enjoy a Paddle Method Stand Up Paddleboard Sea Lion and Dolphin Tours while you learn how to SUP!Get on the water with friends and family or join other SUP enthusiasts while you see the world from a SUP point of view.Paddle Method’s unique approach to Stand Up Paddleboarding, (SUP) instruction, includes a SUP tour of Sea Lion colonies and a chance to visit with dolphins in the Santa Monica Bay. Tim Sanford - one of LA's top Stand UP Paddleboard Instructors will provide you with some basic skills and water knowledge and take you to all the right spots. Paddle Method SUP Tours can be your source of a lifetime of fun, fitness and adventure! « less
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Ranked #16 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Bike tours
Owner description: Venice Beach Bike Tours offers a 2 1/2 hour tour from "Venice to Dogtown" -- exploring the history, sites, celebrity homes,... more » Owner description: Venice Beach Bike Tours offers a 2 1/2 hour tour from "Venice to Dogtown" -- exploring the history, sites, celebrity homes, culture of Venice Beach -- where surfing and skateboarding started and volleyball became a pastime. From street performers to amazing art, the canals, murals and possibly even a movie set or two. We experience everything on two wheels, mostly on the famous Venice Beach Boardwalk through Santa Monica and the famous pier. It's an easy ride on beach cruisers. Water is provided and there are many stops along the way. If you're vacationing and want to learn about Venice Beach, come take a tour with us. « less
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Ranked #17 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Surfing & windsurfing
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Ranked #18 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Biking Trails
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Ranked #19 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Scenic Drives
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Ranked #20 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Golf Courses; Outdoor Activities
Ranked #21 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Golf Courses; Outdoor Activities
Private country club that is home to the Nissan Open golf tournament.
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Ranked #22 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Kayaking & canoeing
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Ranked #23 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #24 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #25 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #26 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Beaches; State Parks
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Ranked #27 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #28 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Gear rentals; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #29 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Horseback Riding Stables; Tours
Owner description: We offer guided trail rides for the beginner and advanced rider. Our ranch is beautifully situated on the top of Old Topanga... more » Owner description: We offer guided trail rides for the beginner and advanced rider. Our ranch is beautifully situated on the top of Old Topanga Canyon Road, Our trails have breathtaking views. From one of those trails you look down on the entire Valley and we get ocean views and views of the westside on a clear day! « less
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Ranked #30 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles
Category: Beaches
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