Top Spots

Mesa Trail

Rancho Santa Margarita, California

1.72 mi / 194 ft gain

Live Oak, Coyote, Vista, Homestead and Love Oak Loop

Trabuco Canyon, California

4.13 mi / 617 ft gain

Ocean Vista Point Trail

Trabuco Canyon, California

4.34 mi / 797 ft gain

Vista Point Lookout

Rancho Santa Margarita, California

1.06 mi / 249 ft gain

Edna Spaulding Nature Trail

Rancho Santa Margarita, California

0.94 mi / 197 ft gain

Live Oak to Vista to Hoffman Homestead

Rancho Santa Margarita, California

4.53 mi / 804 ft gain

Bell View Trail to Bell Peak

Trabuco Canyon, California

9.38 mi / 2470 ft gain

Hike the Bellview to Dove Lake Trail

Trabuco Canyon, California

2.5 mi / 75 ft gain

Trading Post to Stone Pools

Palm Springs, California

2.81 mi / 764 ft gain

Places to stay

29561 Via Alto Cerro, California

Backyard Oasis | Outdoor Kitchen, Bar & Billiards

From $454 / night

Laguna Beach, California

Luxe Home with Patio & Stunning Canyon View

From $268 / night

Laguna Beach, California

Sleek Hilltop View Home with Private Hot Tub

From $1,152 / night

32 Los Cabos, California

Ocean-View Encantamar Escape | Pool, Walk to Dining

From $137 / night

Laguna Beach, California

Corner-Lot Cottage | Covered Patio | Walk to Beach

From $199 / night

Laguna Beach, California

Gated Beach Condo - Sweeping Views of Laguna Beach

From $334 / night

Guides and stories

The Hike that Humbled Me

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The Top 4 Places to Explore Tide Pools in Laguna Beach

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Why Laguna Beach Is the Ultimate Summer Destination

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The Best Views in Laguna Beach

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Loco Laguna: 7 Videos of Wild Adventure in Laguna Beach

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Laguna Beach's Top 5 Trails for Hiking, Biking, and Running

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