Most new home buyers are looking for Los Angeles homes for sale to escape even the thought of winter, but even the most dyed in the wool Southern California resident will occasionally pine for some classic winter fun. Here are just a few of some of the Los Angeles areas best kept winter activities. Whether you’ve made L.A. your home, or are just coming for a getaway, you’ll find everything from the sunny shore to snow packed slopes in this list.
At just under 2 hours from Los Angeles, Mt. Baldy offers the perfect opportunity to spend the morning playing in the snow and still come home to 70-degree weather in the afternoon. You can ride the ski lift, go snow tubing, or skiing. Check the Mt. Baldy website for weather updates and ticket information.
We know…Disneyland is why everyone goes to California. But, have you gone in the winter? With fewer crowds you’ll feel almost like you have the part to yourself. No 2 hour lines for rides, not jostling crowds. Just all the Disney fun without all the huge crowds. It’s a kids, and parents, dream getaway.
With beautiful weather for 365 days of the year, Los Angeles is a gardener’s paradise. Visitors and residents alike can enjoy the beautiful public gardens all over the city. From roses at the Exposition Park Rose Garden to stately trees at the Chavez Ravine Arboretum, and many other parks, you’ll enjoy blossoms and greenery any time of year.
Ice Skating in Pershing Square
Most people don’t think of ice rinks when they think of L.A., but the Holiday Ice Rink at Pershing Square proves that you can do just about anything in Los Angeles, including ice skating! From November to January you can come out and enjoy an evening on the ice.
Visit the Beach
Could there be a more quintessential L.A. winter activity than lounging on the beach? The winter weather may not be conducive to bikinis and sunbathing, but you’ll find diehard surfers and beachgoers out no matter what the weather. And no matter what the temperature, the sand and surf are always sure to relax and please those who visit.