32 great spring trips

Where to walk through wildflowers, bike by the sea, take in waterfalls and gardens, and sample the flavors of the West

Newport kayak rental
Dave Lauridsen

Nature: Upper Newport Bay

Locals come to this Southern California bay year-round to hike, bike, and escape the sound of freeway traffic. But with wildflowers like California sagebrush at their peak, the wetlands are at their best in April.

Day trip to Upper Newport Bay


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Enchantment Resort
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