1. Mammoth
    Skiing/boarding in the winter / hiking + mountain lodging in the summer
  2. Santa Barbara
    it's our Napa. so gorgeous.
  3. Big Sur
    camping/biking... gorgeous redwoods!
  4. Palm Springs
    resorty, but good to grab a house with friends to get away
  5. Crystal Cove - Newport Beach
    Sleepy/clean beach in the OC - flat beach hikes
  6. Big Bear
    mountain lodges / river kayaking / mediocre skiing but it's close
  7. San Diego
    better tacos than Mexico
  8. Manhattan Beach / South Bay
    Still LA, but best beaches in Cali. good surf, beach cruisers, great restaurants
  9. Ojai
    never been but people like the spas?