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What to Pack for a Weekend in LA

Lifestyle, Travel

Stylish yet simple, easygoing with a bit of urban edge, and beachy paired with nighttime sleek, our weekend style is classic California boho chic. A guide to packing a few essentials for a laid back, sunny weekend in Los Angeles.

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British Columbia’s Wild Coast: Kayaking with Orca Whales

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It had been two hours since we last stepped foot on land. My arms had begun to tire; I laid my paddle across my lap and allowed myself to drift. My surroundings were vast – steep rolling bluffs thick with lush green pines, shrouded in a hazy sea mist and set to the enormous backdrop of a boundless grey sky. Where the bluffs met the sea sat rugged cliffs and pebble stone shores dotted with driftwood and thick green-brown seaweed. Deep breaths, I reminded myself- meant to both revive my depleted energy, and take in the intoxicating sea air of the unbelievably untouched western coast of Canada where I found myself.

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When the City’s a Drag: 5 Weekend Escapes from LA

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City life can be a drag sometimes. Luckily, escaping the grind and smog of Los Angeles in favor of wide open spaces, breezy beach towns, and beautiful landscapes is easy.

Here are five of our favorite weekend escapes that are all within about 2 hours of LA. Pack up your beach bag, camp gear, or rent an airbnb for two nights at any of these close locales to relax and explore for the weekend, and return to the city feeling refreshed and energized.

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