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Your Guide to the Perfect Spring Break in Conejo Valley

Posted on March 5, 2024 by Conejo Valley

Morning Brews & Breakfast Bites

Spring break is a time for relaxation, exploring, and you’ll need all the energy you can get. Well, you’re in luck, as Conejo Valley offers a plethora of charming cafes and eateries where you can kickstart your day with a delicious meal and a rejuvenating cup of coffee. Here are some must-visit spots:

  1. JOi Cafe: Who says coffee dates are just for humans? Bring your pup along to JOi Cafe and treat yourselves to a “barkaccino” – a special treat for your furry friend. While your pup enjoys their treat, you can savor JOi Cafe’s selection of expertly brewed coffees and delicious breakfast bites. With a cozy atmosphere and a pet-friendly patio, JOi Cafe is the perfect place to start your day in Conejo Valley.
  2. Emil’s Bake House: Treat your taste buds at Emil’s Bake House, where you’ll find an array of freshly baked goods and coffees. From fresh-baked breads to sweet cakes and desserts, Emil’s offers something to satisfy all of your cravings. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the warm ambiance as you savor your morning meal at this local favorite.
  3. Five07: For a trendy and vibrant breakfast experience, head to Five07. This chic cafe offers a modern twist on classic breakfast dishes, along with an extensive selection of specialty coffees and teas. Whether you’re in the mood for avocado toast or buckwheat crepes, Five07 has you covered. Don’t forget to snap a few photos of your Instagram-worthy meal before digging in!

Getting Outside

Calling all outdoor enthusiasts! Whether you’re seeking high adventure, something more low-key, there’s something for everyone to enjoy during your spring break. Here are some great outdoor activities in Conejo Valley:

  1. Los Robles Trail: Lace up your hiking boots and hit the Los Robles Trail in Thousand Oaks for a fun outdoor adventure. This scenic trail offers breathtaking views of the surrounding hillsides, as well as many species of wildlife, making it the perfect spot for a leisurely hike or trail run.
  2. Channel Islands Scuba: Dive into an underwater paradise with Channel Islands Scuba. Whether you’re a seasoned diver or a first-timer, their expert instructors will guide you through unforgettable dive experiences in the pristine waters off the coast of California.
  3. Paramount Ranch: Step back in time at Paramount Ranch, a historic filming location nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains. Explore the scenic trails that wind through the picturesque landscape and discover remnants of old movie sets along the way.
  4. Lake Lindero Golf Course: Tee off at Lake Lindero Golf Course and enjoy a round of golf surrounded by stunning mountain views. Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or just starting, this scenic course offers a challenging yet enjoyable experience for players of all skill levels.

Relax and Recharge

It’s not truly spring break if you don’t take some time to relax and rejuvenate, and Conejo Valley offers a variety of activities to help you unwind. Here are some must-try relaxation experiences:

  1. Halo Salt Spa: Pay a visit to Halo Salt Spa, where you can relax in their tranquil salt therapy rooms. With soothing music and therapeutic salt-infused air, Halo Salt Spa offers a unique and rejuvenating experience that promotes both respiratory health and overall well-being.
    If you’re feeling stressed, you can try their “Let It Go” massage, which incorporates hot stone, acupressure, and several massage techniques to help you let go of stress and rebalance your nervous system. Halo Salt Spa also offers a Swedish massage, which is one of the most common massage techniques.
  2. Conejo Valley Botanic Garden: See all the natural beauty of the Conejo Valley Botanic Garden and take a leisurely stroll through lush gardens, butterfly and bird habitats, and scenic trails. With peaceful surroundings and breathtaking views, the Botanic Garden is the perfect place to reconnect with nature.
  3. Yoga Classes: Find your center with a yoga class at Agoura Power of Yoga or CorePower Yoga. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced yogi, these studios offer a variety of classes to help you stretch, strengthen, and relax your body and mind.

Family-Friendly Fun

Don’t worry – we didn’t forget about your little ones! Spring break is the perfect time for families to come together and create lasting memories, especially for those with younger children in tow. Let’s explore some of the top spots where families can make the most of their vacation:

  1. Apricot Lane Farms: 234 acres of countryside in Moorpark, California, Apricot Farm Lanes grows more than 200 varieties of fruits and vegetables, and humanely raises a variety of animals.This vibrant farm offers a unique experience where families can immerse themselves in nature and learn about sustainable farming practices. From ‘The Biggest Little Tour’ (the signature 2 hour guided walking tour of Apricot Lane Farms), to the fresh lemonade (crafted with the freshest harvest of Biodynamic® Lisbon lemons, mandarins and pomegranates), there’s plenty for kids of all ages to enjoy.
  2. The Getty Villa Museum: Immerse yourselves in art and history at The Getty Villa Museum, where families can explore ancient Greek and Roman artifacts in a recreated Roman country home. With interactive exhibits, family-friendly tours, and hands-on activities, The Getty Villa Museum offers a captivating and educational experience for visitors of all ages.
  3. Harmony Family Bunny Yoga: Hop into a unique yoga experience with Harmony Family Bunny Yoga, where families can stretch, relax, and connect with adorable bunnies. This playful and interactive yoga class is perfect for both children and adults, offering a fun way to unwind and bond as a family.
  4. Underwood Family Farms: Get back to nature at Underwood Family Farms, where families can enjoy a day of farm-fresh fun. From picking seasonal fruits and vegetables to educational tours to tractor rides, Underwood Family Farms offers a wide range of activities that celebrate the beauty of the outdoors and the joys of farm life.

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