Malibu Wine Hikes: Meeting Stanley the Giraffe at Saddlerock Ranch

In the hills above Thousands Oaks, there is a fantastic property known as Saddlerock Ranch. This area has animals, rocks, cave paintings and vineyards and you can access it via safari car or on foot. I did the safari version previously which you can read about here, so I decided to connect with Malibu Wine […]

Jim Morrison Cave in Malibu

By now there is a good chance you have seen someone post a picture of this pink, graffiti cave in Malibu. It is ones of those places that has become incredibly popular and is actually supposed to close soon for rehabilitation/cleaning. I got a chance to check it out a few weeks ago and even […]

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 […]

Malibu Seafood: Fish Market and Patio Cafe

The drive along PCH in Malibu is one of my favorite drives in all of Southern California, as it has pristine views and great seafood restaurants. Malibu Seafood is one of these spots, as is Neptune’s Net down on the other end of the drive. I had a chance to check out Malibu Seafood a […]

Point Mugu State Park: Sycamore Canyon Scenic Trail Hike

In the Northern part of Malibu sits a state park that has some of the most beautiful coastal hiking in all of Southern California. I had a chance to check it out a while back but I am finally getting around to putting up this post so if any of this information has changed be […]

MASH TV Location Hike in Malibu Creek State Park

Southern California is literally choked full of amazing movie locations you can explore. I have written about some of my favorite ones in LA here, but it is not often that you get to combine a beautiful 5 mile hike with the added fun of seeing a filming location for the top watched TV finale of […]

Malibu’s Ten Best Secret Beaches

About 7 miles North of Santa Monica on Pacific Coast Highway, you’ll come across a sign that says, “Malibu, 27 Miles of Scenic Beauty,” and it’s true. Malibu is basically a 27-mile long beach stretching from Topanga State Beach in the South to County Line Beach in the North. Even though there are some incredible public […]

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 […]

El Matador State Beach: Malibu’s Best Kept Secret

Along the coast of Malibu are some of the best beaches in the entire United States, really any of them are pretty flawless but for my money the best beach is El Matador State Beach. If you can find parking in the super small lot then you are in for a real treat. The beach […]

Leo Carrillo State Park and Campground

I love the pristine coastline of Malibu. It is a beautiful escape near LA and even though the first part of the city has a lot of buildings blocking the coastal views, as you travel down PCH it gets more rural and provides lots of amazing vistas, like Point Dume. I had been wanting to […]