L.A.’s temperate weather (and all of that sunshine) make it perfect for exploring the great outdoors, no matter what time of year. We’ve crafted a list of our very favorite things to do outside in Los Angeles, from bucket-list-worthy beaches in the West Side to botanical gardens in the OC. Check the individual listings for admission information as well as COVID policies and policies.

COVID-19 Notice: State and local restrictions are evolving continuously. Double check each place’s website for the most up to date info.