3 Weekend Getaways this Fall

Posted on September 27, 2017

There’s always a weekend to spare in the Fall and these three getaways are top on the list.  Only a few hours from Los Angeles, you can leave Friday and return Sunday feeling rejuvenated and blissed.

1. Ojai, CA

Where to Stay:

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa: 905 Country Club Road, Ojai, CA 93023

For Reservation: (855) 697-8780


Just a short two-hour drive from Los Angeles lies this all-inclusive spa retreat. Whether you would like to enjoy the spa and its unique programs like restorative yoga and hiking in the wilderness or would rather kick back in a plush robe watching a game on your flat screen in front of your private fireplace, the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa has it all. This award-winning resort and spa offers lots of creative activities that intend to stimulate your senses, whether you want a relaxing couples getaway, an off-road adventure on land or sea, a family vacation or even a spiritual awakening. They have dedicated Experience Planners to help with that. From art classes to golf to bike riding around the property The Ojai Valley Inn & Spa has it all. And best, it’s pet-friendly so bring Fido along too!   

2. Catalina Island, CA

Where To Stay:

Hotel Metropole: 205 Crescent Ave., Avalon, CA 90704

For Reservation: (310) 510-1884


Hotel Metropole has undeniably the best view of Avalon. Perched in the heart of town, the oceanscapes and mountain vistas are just breathtaking. When you stay here you are just steps from the beach and walking distance to everything. Catalina Island is so close to Los Angeles, yet feels otherworldly with the lack of traffic and immensely fresh air. It takes 1 hour to get there by fast ferry and only 15 minutes by helicopter. Once you get to the Island you will be taken to your hotel to check-in. A most helpful concierge will receive you to brief you on the town and its restaurants and entertainment. He will also help you set up any special activities. After that you will be directed to you room, which you will find to be both intimate and luxurious. On your trip you can engage in adventures like whale watching and zip-lining or you can relax in the day spa. Whatever you choose to do for entertainment, you will not regret spending you weekend in Avalon.  

3. Rancho Palos Verdes

Palos Verdes

Where To Stay:

Terranea Resort: 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

For Reservation: (310) 510-1884


Terranea is a special place, a unique luxury eco-resort. Between fitness & wellness, family fun, golf and the spa this luxury resort will meet your every need and then some. Once you get there and check-in you won’t have to see a car for the entire weekend. World class dinging is available on-site, as is a luxury boutique for shopping. Outside of the accommodations lie 102-acres of private peninsula. On three sides you’re surrounded by the lapping waves of the Pacific Ocean and you are a stone’s throw distance from Catalina Island. When you look back at the resort, you will notice the Mediterranean architecture, private terraces, inviting courtyards, outdoor fireplaces and immaculately tended gardens. Whether you plan your getaway around an event like the Celebrate Food & Wine Festival or just go for a relaxing weekend, Terranea is surely one weekend you don’t want to miss.

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