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Valley Relics Museum

  Located in Chatsworth at 21630 Marilla St., the Valley Relics Museum is open every Saturday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and is especially perfect for any history buff. Dedicated to preserving, gathering, and interpreting the San Fernando Valley history, you’ll be able to discover stories of those who influenced the region. Entrusted to…

Best Ice Cream Near Woodland Hills

  June is for Father’s Day, graduations—and ice cream. It’s the perfect way to keep your California cool, and they’re scooping up the best at Jerry’s Soda Shoppe located at 20914 Roscoe Blvd, Canoga Park. The retro diner serves American classics like burgers, fries, shakes, and cones. Get yours in a waffle cone or try…

Memorial Day Weekend

  For many, the Topanga Days Country Fair is the official start to summer and the perfect way to make the most of the holiday weekend. The family-friendly event is a short drive from your Southbay hotel and includes a carnival, plenty of your favorite fair food, and the landmark parade on Monday at 8:30…

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Picks

  Throughout southern California, there are scores of fantastic Cinco de Mayo celebrations—all just a short drive from your West Hills hotel. The annual Silverado Chili Cook-Off and Cinco de Mayo Festival kicks off at the Silverado Canyon Fairgrounds (27641 Silverado Canyon Road in Orange County) on Saturday. Mexican folk activities, mariachi bands, traditional dancing…

Visit Old Trapper’s Lodge

  The days of the Wild West still linger in Woodland Hills, and at Old Trapper’s Lodge you’ll be whisked back in time to experience the Old West ways of life. Set your GPS to 7100 El Rancho Dr. for a classic American roadside attraction. Here, you’ll find life-sized structures of California pioneers, Native American…

Royce’s Arcade Warehouse

  Looking for a fun family outing or date night idea? Royce’s Arcade Warehouse is Chatsworth’s premier arcade destination where you’ll find old favorites alongside the latest in arcade gaming and technology. Head to 21817 Plummer St. and “party the retro way.” Special events are popping up all the time, like the monthly arcade features…

Your St. Patrick’s Day Guide

  Head to Los Angeles and nearby beach towns for some of the best St. Paddy’s Day celebrations along the west coast. There’s The Cannibal Celebration at Culver City’s top butcher-shop-turned-beer destination. With all-you-can-drink beers for just $25 along with a corned beef and cabbage plate, it’s the ultimate party if you want to go…

Irish Pubs Close to Your Reseda Hotel

Prefer to stick close to your home away from home this holiday weekend? There are plenty of Irish pubs right in Canoga Park offering a raucous good time. Check out Casey’s Tavern at 22029 Sherman Way. This cash-only establishment is a local favorite where you can find strong, cheap drinks, homemade food with an Irish…

History of Canoga Park

  The city of Canoga Park is 105 years old. Originally called Owensmouth, it’s rooted in the barley fields of San Fernando Valley. On the day of its 100th anniversary, the LA Times likened the city to “an eaglet bursting asunder the egg which nourished its embryonic life.” Hyperbole aside, there’s a rich history to…

Discover Giggles N’ Hugs

  You’ve never seen a kid-friendly restaurant and playspace like this before. It’s the first and only space that marries organic, gourmet food with state-of-the-art play equipment. The local chain is known for an upscale yet family-friendly environment. The customized and innovative 2,000-foot play area is ideal for children under the age of ten. Burn…