Conejo Valley Guide: Food, Hikes, Museums & Free Attractions

The Conejo Valley is composed of the cities of Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills, Newbury Park, Westlake Village and Simi Valley with a little Malibu thrown in for fun. Over the years it has been overlooked as a tourist destination but all of that has changed in the last decade; now Conejo Valley is a great […]

Mendocino Farms: Fantastic Sandwiches & Homemade Soda

When you walk into this Mendocino Farms, or any of them for that matter, you will usually see a sign that says “more then a sandwich.” This is one other main selling points and a character trait that they base their restaurants on. I would agree that they have done this well as the people […]

Tavern 101 Grill & Tap House in Agoura Hills

Tavern 101 Grill & Tap House is one of those spots that just begs to be included on your next road trip. With a logo that resembles Highway 101 and a location right off the freeway, Tavern 101 is the perfect place to stop for an easy good meal. Here is all the information. Details: […]

Twisted Oak Tavern in Agoura Hills: Home of Hogzilla

The Twisted Oak Tavern is one of those spots that I wish I had gone to earlier. From the atmosphere to the food, everything has been prepared in a way that makes it easy to approach and fun to visit. Add to that the unique menu which includes things like the Hogzilla (full pig head) and […]

Electric Bike Tour of Paramount Ranch from Pedego 101 Electric Bikes

I am a huge fan of biking and do it on a weekly basis, so when I heard about the electric bike craze I knew I had to give it a try on my trip to Conejo Valley. I went with a group of 8 people and we set up an electric bike tour that included a […]

Malibu Creek State Park: Pluma Creek to Puerco Canyon Hike

This hike, in the outskirts of Malibu Creek State Park, is a great way to see beautiful views while hiking over the Santa Monica mountain range and down to the ocean. The trail is one that requires you to leave a car at the other end though or you will have to hike all the way back out adding […]

Homewood Suites Conejo Valley Hotel Review

If you are looking for a good jumping off point in the Conejo Valley area of Augora Hills and Thousand Oaks, then the Homewood Suites is a great spot to consider. These rooms are massive and make you feel at home with full kitchens, a couch and even a desk. I could have stayed for […]

Sweet Arleen’s Cupcakes in Westlake Village

While staying at the Hyatt in Westlake Village I looked across the street and realized that the 3 time winning Cupcake Wars shop “Sweet Arleen’s Cupcakes” was right there. I am not a huge cupcake person myself but since the place is so steeped in awards I figured I owed it to my readers to at least […]

Malibu Family Wines and Safari: Feed Yaks & Zebras at a Malibu Winery

Located in the hills above Agoura Hills, lies an 1,000 acre winery that is home to one of the only wine safaris I have ever heard of. This, is in addition to the fantastic outdoor seating area and atmosphere they have at their traditional wine tasting counter, makes for fun half day event in the […]

Gardens of the World in Thousand Oaks

Located in the Conejo Valley, near the different but beautiful Botanical Gardens, sits an amazing spot that showcases the unique plants and gardens from all over the world. This free attraction is a perfect place for a stroll on a date or just to clear your mind and relax in the tranquility the plants provide. The gardens are […]