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With an average of 330 days sunshine a year, it’s no surprise that Angelenos like to get outside. There are a series of excellent trails which are well marked and maintained ranging in difficulty from something of a walk in the park to challenging climbs that will get your lungs going and your legs burning. Some of the treks offer excellent views of the city as well as a chance for some peace and quiet – a welcome change from the bustle of the city. The best place to find further information is the official Los Angeles tourist agency. Taking water with you on any hike is highly recommended due to the strength of the sun.

The Beach
Angelenos take full advantage of their coastal location, and the beach is ingrained in the local psyche. Immortalized in film as well as in the world’s most watched TV show, Baywatch, LA beaches probably won’t win any prizes for rugged wildness, but if you’re after glamour and entertainment they’re tough to beat. There are certainly plenty of options: Venice beach is full of characters including chainsaw juggles, palm readers, and of course weightlifters, Mailbu is a haven for surfers, Cabrillo beach is the pick of the bunch for families, and Manhattan beach is for the chic who like their sunglasses extra large. At most beaches in LA, volleyball is a popular fixture and provides the opportunity to block, spike, or smash next to some stars of the game on the public courts.

There are some excellent courses in and around LA, and golf is popular. Some of the best are included below:
One Ocean Trails Dr.
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Phone: 310.265.5000

Pacific Palms Conference Resort
One Industry Hills Pkwy.
City of Industry, CA 91744
Phone: 626.810.4653

Manhattan Beach Marriott
1400 Parkview Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone: 310.546.7511

The purpose built Marina Del Rey (4701 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292 Tel - 310 305 9545) hosts six yacht clubs and nineteen anchorages. For the sailing enthusiast, there are opportunities to charter boats, take lessons, and join in races. Several islands off the coast offer intriguing possibilities for longer cruises. For those less interested in the sport and more interested in the bling, motor yachts are also available for hire, often taking visitors into the wide blue yonder for a spot of deep-sea fishing.

Surfing is cool, no doubt about it, and if you’re no expert LA is a great place to learn some skills. Although initially, the sense of peace and togetherness with nature may escape you as you struggle with lungfuls of water and shoulder muscles that scream “stop!” you can always console yourself with some cocktails afterwards. Zuma and Topanga beach are good for newbies, while Manhattan beach probably boasts the biggest waves.

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