4 Best LA Staycations For Your Next Weekend Getaway

Are you on temporary assignment in Southern California? Southern California boasts many different climates and adventures – whether you’re looking to enjoy a relaxing day on the beach, cruise through the desert or toast in wine country, you can drive to it from anywhere in the Los Angeles region! If you’re looking for a fun weekend getaway outside of the city, check out these LA Staycations!

Santa Barbara

Just 90 minutes from LA, Santa Barbara is famous for its beautiful beaches and scenic views of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez Mountains. Whether you want to go wine tasting, biking, kayaking, hit an art museum or relax on the beach, there’s plenty to see and do. Since it’s easy to get around on foot or by bike, leave the car at home and add some extra romance by taking the Pacific Surfliner train instead.

Joshua Tree

A little over 2 hours by car from LA, Joshua Tree offers visitors an array of outdoor activities including camping, hiking, horseback riding, and rock climbing. At night, you can even admire the incredible night sky over the desert. Spanning nearly 800,000 acres with two deserts: the Colorado Desert and the wetter Mojave Desert, which is home to the infamous Joshua tree. Get away from the bright lights of the city and take a much-needed jaunt in the majestic Joshua Tree.

Temecula Wine Country

Nestled in the rolling hills of California’s wine country, Temecula Creek Inn is a beautiful Southern Californian golf resort that offers luxurious accommodations, fine wine country cuisine, indulgent spa services and a 27-hole championship golf course – for par lovers. Ideal for a romantic getaway, Temecula promises to be an unforgettable stay. Home to more than 30 award-winning wineries, get your wine taste on in the trendy Temecula!

San Diego

Interested in exploring another big city while you’re in Southern California? San Diego is the perfect vacay for you! Known for their glorious weather, great surf and beer culture, you may think that San Diego is just an extension of LA – but it’s not in the least. Only a couple hours from Los Angeles, San Diego’s laid back vibe is the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of LA.


Check out these hidden treasures without having to go very far on your next staycation! Whether you’re planning a road trip or the ultimate weekend of luxury and pampering, Southern California is the place to be. From amazing scenery along the coast to five star celebrity resorts, there is a perfect weekend trip for everyone!

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