First on the List: Historia Bakery
Treat your group to the culinary magic of Chef Keven Alan Lee, known as “Cheven” to most, at Historia Bakery. He’s a globally recognized culinary master who mixes international cuisine with a modern farm-to-table approach. Sweet, savory, and so, so good – just 10 minutes from CLU.
Visit Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum is a must-see for the area. Largest of all federally operated presidential libraries, the enormous Simi Valley site sits encircled by a pristine backdrop of mountains, rolling hills and the glittering Pacific Ocean. Experience history by climbing aboard Reagan’s actual Air Force One, where you will bear witness to an impressive collection of artifacts, gifts and papers. Special exhibits rotate through regularly, making this stop worth multiple trips.
Enjoy your Joe at The Five07
Equal parts creativity hive for free-thinkers and hot spot for java, The Five07 touts both inspired music and a mouthwatering menu.
Gaze at the Gardens of the World
There are few gardens quite like the Gardens of the World. It was created by Ed and Lynn Hogan, founders of one of the country’s largest travel companies Pleasant Holidays, as a gift for the community representing the many world cultures they visited in their travels.
Crawl Over to Tarantula Hill Brewing Co.
Artisan food and exciting new beers are what Tarantula Hill Brewing Co. is best known for, as well as being just 5 minutes away from the Gardens of the World. On some nights, you can find live music and events, too. They’re always innovating new craft brews, so feel free to ask for a recommendation. If you crave something other than beer, the spot offers ice cream and other refreshments like hard kombuchas, too.
Catch a Concert
Make time to catch a show at the Bank of America Performing Arts Center at least one night in town. They put on a mix of concerts, live theater and comedy tours, so it’s always worth seeing what’s playing.