- By Kevin
- On May 8, 2017
- North America
- Travel Tips
Here're 3 best weekend getaways from Los Angeles which may guide you and your family to visit Los Angeles city. Popular weekend getaways from LA include Laguna Beach, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Santa Barbara, La Jolla, Newport Beach, Paso Robles and other unique towns in California. If you are traveling with children, our list includes destinations with kid-friendly attractions, hotels and restaurants. Couples will find a selection of scenic beach resorts, unique weekend trips, affordable inns and relaxing spas.
La Valencia - 2 hours
Guest rooms and suites at the pink-colored La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla are just steps from the beach. The elegant hotel overlooks the ocean and offers its guests five star service, gourmet dining and a sparkling outdoor pool. Choose from 114 luxury guest accommodations, including suites and Ocean Villas decorated in old-world style. The iconic hotel has hosted notable guests since 1926. La Jolla offers sandy beaches, kayaking and jogging along the 2-mile beach boardwalk.
The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe - 1 hour and 45 minutes
Plan a relaxing weekend getaway at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe in San Diego's North County. The inn is located on 21 acres with beautiful pathways and cottages featuring fireplaces, patios and kitchenettes. Guest cottages are surrounded by flower gardens, perfect for a romantic trip. There is also croquet, tennis, a swimming pool, Jacuzzi and a health spa. Nearby attractions include the Del Mar race track, shopping, galleries, restaurants and several beaches. The resort is a two-hour drive from LA.
Hotel Cheval in Paso Robles - 3 hours from LA
Plan a trip to Paso Robles to enjoy wine tasting, restaurants, art galleries and local farmers' markets. Check into the 16-room Hotel Cheval which is located just off the town square. The hotel has stylish guest accommodations, many with fireplaces, vaulted ceilings and outdoor patios. Guests receive free WiFi, welcome cookies, complimentary breakfast and luxury amenities such as 37-inch LCD flat screen TVs and 400-thread count cotton sheets. You can request in-room massages, reflexology and facials.
The Pony Club at Hotel Cheval offers a diverse selection of beer, champagne and wine, including favorites from the Paso Robles wine growing region. Attractions and activities in the area include Hearst Castle, San Miguel Mission, California Coast beaches, horseback riding, biking and fishing. The hotel offers custom private wine tours in a luxury SUV, accompanied by in-house wine guides and a certified Sommelier (from $100 per hour with a 4-hour minimum on weekends). The hotel is located midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles. This is a pet-friendly getaway. Room rates start at $265 per night.