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Celebrate California Tourism Month with a Conejo Valley Road Trip

Posted on May 12, 2022 by Claire Marcus

Located just a short drive from Los Angeles and the beaches of Malibu, Conejo Valley is a part of Southern California that is a must-do on a road trip. From outdoor adventures to interesting attractions, the cities of Agoura Hills and Thousand Oaks offer a welcome respite from the road.

May is California Tourism Month, so don’t miss out on the greatest detour that lets you do it all a little differently. What are you into? Hiking? You’re definitely on the right path. Local hops? We’ve got it by the barrel! Culture? So much it’s captivating. And when it’s time to wind down after a day of activities? There’s a variety of options to rest your head.

Turn a few miles into a lifetime of memories. See below for activities in Conejo Valley that you can take in and enjoy to the fullest on your Los Angeles road trip.

Hiking Trails

Photo: Cheeseboro Canyon

Conejo Valley is the perfect destination to make tracks for a little trek. Hop in the car and when it’s time to stretch your legs, you and yours can enjoy peaceful and stunning views. It’s not scenic until you’ve seen it from one of our great hiking trails in Agoura Hills, Newbury Park or Thousand Oaks.

Each trail has varying levels of difficulty, so you can go from neutral to challenging for whatever gear your vacation shifts to. See anything from wildflowers to wildlife along the way, too. For a list of top hikes, you can visit this blog as well.

Breweries & Wineries

Photo: Tarantula Hill Brewing Co.

Topping a mountain or topping off a glass is what we love to do. When you’re ready to gear down, we can offer you good vibes paired with good times. Day or night, Conejo Valley encourages you to choose your own adventure that leads you to our most fun and finest spots like Tarantula Hill Brewing Co. and Tavern Tomoko & Ladyface Brewery. There’s even a sparkling wine vending machine at local favorite, Cork Dork. Cheers!

And we don’t just curate in-house taps and bottle selections, there are spots who brew their own libations to give you even more local flavor.


Photo: Ronald Reagan Library & Museum

When top 40 hits have been your only entertainment on the road, braking for a little culture is clutch. Conejo Valley has seemingly endless outdoor activities, but when you’re ready to trade in your hiking boots for heels, Conejo Valley has a variety of cultural activities that round out your road trip.

Beautiful museums like the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum and botanic gardens like Gardens of the World flourish, while events like bunny yoga at Harmony Family Outdoor Garden can even help you find your center. Check out our calendar of events including in and outdoor concerts and other events to as a road-trip stop.


Photo: Best Western Plus Thousand Oaks Inn

When you dive into your Conejo Valley itinerary, chances are you’ll run out of gas. Not literally, of course. When your family’s mileage is up and the tank is low, look to one of our great hotel options to recharge. We have something for every style and preference. Play the day away, then stay with us and wake up with more fuel for fun.

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