Stay and Play for the Holidays
The Original Farmers Market
This time of year, it’s natural to think of holiday breaks and family vacations. Why not consider a “staycation” at The Original Farmers Market? Since 1934, this historic L.A. landmark has welcomed generations to its international flavors, surprising sights and holiday delights. Open daily at the corner of Third & Fairfax.
(323) 933-9211 | www.FarmersMarketLA.com
Universal Studios Hollywood
Universal Studios Hollywood creates immersive attractions and rides based on today’s most iconic movies and television shows. Attractions include the behind-the-scenes Studio Tour of the Universal backlot, “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter ™,” “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem,” and “Springfield,” hometown of America’s favorite TV family and “The Simpsons Ride™.”
(800) 864-8377 | www.universalstudioshollywood.com
Celebrate the season in Solvang
Solvang sparkles with holiday cheer during its annual Julefest celebration, making it one of TIME Magazine’s “9 Most Christmassy Towns in America.” Beginning with the Tree Lighting Ceremony on Dec. 1, the village celebrates the season with events throughout December.
For a full calendar, visit www.SolvangUSA.com
Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort
A secluded jewel tucked into the Santa Ynez Valley, we have 52 miles of riding trails, a 100-acre spring-fed lake, two 18-hole championship golf courses, tennis courts, pool, spa, fine dining and endless ways for you to unplug and unwind. We’re just minutes from the renowned vineyards and wineries in Solvang.
(800) 425-4725 | www.alisal.com
Mandalay Beach Resort
The Embassy Suites by Hilton Mandalay Beach hotel is the only all-suite beachfront resort in Southern California and the only AAA Four-Diamond hotel in Ventura County. With our complimentary offerings, we offer stunning sunsets, views of Channel Islands National Park and 250 suites with a minimum size of 625 square feet – all with a sofa bed and a second full bathroom.
(805) 984-2500 | www.mandalayembassysuites.com
Just 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles, oceanfront recreation, fabulous festivals, sweet strawberries, exceptional weather and miles of uncrowded beaches await your discovery. Home to the California Strawberry Festival and neighbor to the breathtaking Channel Islands National Park and Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, Oxnard is a welcome retreat any time of year.
(800) 2-OXNARD | www.visitoxnard.com
Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills opened in June and features 170 luxury rooms and suites. In addition to housing L.A.’s highly anticipated new fine-dining restaurant by world-renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, the property features a 5,000-square-foot La Prairie Spa and more than 6,300 square feet of event space.
(310) 860-6666 | www.waldorfastoriabeverlyhills.com