With over 280 sunny days out of 365, Los Angeles invites sunshine lovers to enjoy the outdoors all year - and not just at the beach! Whether you want to soak up some Vitamin D on a leisurely stroll or sweat under plentiful rays with a strenuous workout, these outdoor Manhattan Beach destinations are sure to brighten your day.
Beautiful Manhattan Beach is famed for its miles of pristine coastline and The Strand - a path of walkers, cyclists, and joggers all enjoying the stunning scenery and fresh ocean air. While the town has become synonymous with surfing, beach volleyball, and sunbathing, what may come as a surprise is the fact that it has also become one of the top foodie destinations in Los Angeles. While it's hard to narrow down the list from the many excellent options available, we've selected a few local favorites:
It never rains in So Cal, right? Ah, but when it does, or even if it doesn't, it's great to have a Plan B for indoors. With a little planning, you'll find plenty to do.
The library is often overlooked for purposes beyond the periodical room or bookshelves. Turns out, Manhattan Beach Library offers a free basic yoga class for adults on Tuesdays once a month from 7-8 pm. If you bring your well-behaved children, let them hang out at the kid's corner while you downward dog. Where's a more peaceful place to stretch and relax than a library?
With Valentine's Day fast approaching, we've put together some Cupid-approved date ideas for you and your special someone. Let the City of Angels put you in the mood for love!
As the weather cools down it's tempting to stay inside with a good book and a comfy blanket. Don't let the winter blues steal your sunshine. Here are 4 Ways to Get Outside at Manhattan Beach.
Manhattan Beach is a cool town. If you're staying here, take advantage of these top 3 attractions.
Craft brewery has become a thriving industry in Southern California, so we've curated some local area events, sure to satisfy your thirst for something cool and sudsy.
Serving the L.A. area, Smog City Brewery in Torrance has it's tap room open for tastings 7 days a week, where it features its regular brews along with seasonal beers. Each Thursday in November they host Pints With A Purpose, geared at helping the environment and L.A. River area, where your tastings will contribute to this sustainable effort. If you're a fan of sours, stop by the Welcome to the Wood Cellar event on Saturday, November 10th between 12 and 10pm. They'll be featuring their special releases along with pairings from local food trucks.
The City of Angels is well-known for her incredible beaches, famous stars and general fun in the sun and although that's already more than enough reason to make a trip to Southern California, Los Angeles still has yet more to offer; there's a little something for everyone. As soon as you've booked your hotel on the beach and finished packing your swimwear, you can check out this list for some great ideas about what to pencil into the itinerary while you're there!
1. The Automobile Driving Museum
Fun for the whole family and car enthusiasts alike awaits in El Segundo. Reasonably priced and conveniently accessible via the Metro, there's every reason to stop in to experience the automobile-themed exhibits and kids events offered every Tuesday-Sunday. The museum has over 130 cars on display! From antique to classic American muscle, they've got it all.