Fall Day Trips You Can't Pass Up Around Los Angeles
Granted the change of seasons in LA proper tends to the slight end of the spectrum, to put it mildly. Still, come fall, at the very least, the glaring summer heat and Santa Ana winds subside. Every now and then, a night calls for a sweater. Once every never, it rains. This mild stretch before the holiday blitz begins provides the ideal window for a spontaneous daylong getaway. From autumnal lakes to endless summer beachside lawn games, here are seven mini-escape gems all within a two-hour drive.