LOS ANGELES (KABC) --It's time for an Eye on L.A. road trip! This time we're heading west to explore all the mouthwatering meals, fun, and incredible views that our neighbors to the west have to offer. You're going to want to plan a road trip for this gorgeous "staycation" all within about a two-hour drive from Los Angeles and Orange counties!
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MALIBU WINE SAFARI
Get your wine on, in the wild! The Malibu Wine Safari takes you on a ride around a 1,000 acre vineyard and ranch in Malibu. Get up close and personal with animals like Stanley the Giraffe, zebras, alpacas, and water buffaloes while stopping in scenic locales for wine breaks.
HINDU TEMPLE IN CALABASAS
As you drive into Calabasas going over the Santa Monica Mountains, you'll come across the stunning Malibu Hindu Temple! This is the perfect spot for a little relaxing meditation and a gorgeous photo op.
MB2 RACEWAY, THOUSAND OAKS
If you're feeling the need for speed, we've got the place for you! MB2 Raceway is an indoor electric go-kart race track with karts that reach up to 45 mph on a challenging quarter-mile road track.
KNOTT'S BERRY FARM
For a little blast to the past, head down to Knott's Berry Farm's very own Ghost Town where they're celebrating 75 years! You might find yourself face to face with real cowboys and can-can dancers running around the old Ghost Town streets with a new interactive cast. Then you can enjoy all the other fun attractions like the classic Ghostrider Rollercoaster or Camp Snoopy with your little ones.
VENTURA COUNTY WEST
Our journey west continues to Ventura County West that includes the cities of Camarillo, Port Hueneme, Oxnard and Ventura. Perfect for a great weekend getaway or even a day trip for a little shopping at the Camarillo Premium Outlets. In Port Hueneme, there's a beautiful beach and pier, and the Seabee Museum.
MANDALAY BEACH RESORT
Nestled in Downtown Oxnard, Mandalay Beach Resort is the ultimate getaway for the weekend. Surrounded by beautiful gardens and waterfalls, the resort is often compared to Hawaii and Mexico. Every room is a suite and you have to eat at their Costal Grill!
FOOT GOLF AT RIVER RIDGE
River Ridge in Oxnard has some of the best golf courses in Ventura County, but if traditional golf isn't your thing, River Ridge also offers a unique alternative, foot golf. It combines soccer and golf where players attempt to kick a soccer ball across the greens into a hole.
The remarkable Channel Islands consist of five islands with stunning wildlife that you can't see anywhere else. There's also scuba diving and camping on the islands. Did you know that the Channel Islands are the closest national park to L.A.?
Must-dos including stopping at Grant Park to check out gorgeous views of the city of Ventura. You have to walk through historic Downtown Ventura and stop by the San Buenaventura Mission. At Ventura Harbor, rent a paddle boat or have a good laugh at the Ventura Harbor Comedy Club. And visit The Greek with the whole family, where the only thing better than the authentic Greek food is the authentic Greek entertainment, table dancing included!
Since we were headed west, we had to check out the magical town of Ojai. Hiking, bike riding, or rock climbing in the mountains of Ojai is the perfect way to connect with nature. We can't forget the wine tastings and the quaint shops like Fig, and Ojai's famous outdoor book store Bart's Books. Another place to relax and enjoy the view is Ojai's Meditation Mount.
OJAI VALLEY INN & SPA
Ojai Valley Inn & Spa is the spot for top-notch pampering, away from it all! They have a world class spa to help you get into a state of pure relaxation and seven different dining outlets including a tea house.
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