Local Attractions in and Around Topanga
Hollywood Beach Surf Oil, 24"x36", by your hostess, Elena Roché
Topanga Sentinels Oil, 12"x24", by your hostess, Elena
Evening, Topanga State Park Oil, 12"x24", by your hostess, Elena
You don't have to go very far to have a great time ...
Juried Art Shows and Receptions take place
often at the Topanga Canyon Inn. All art lovers and collectors are
welcome to join us for receptions or
view the continuing exhibitions by appointment.
Enjoy Topanga Canyon's natural beauty by Hiking in Topanga State Park. Amid the
caves, cliffs and canyons of the Santa Monica Mountains, this park features
nearly forty miles of trails and views of the Pacific Ocean, Los Angeles and
the San Fernando Valley. Walk
up the private road from the Topanga
Canyon Inn and you are in the park. See our
Geocaching is your thing, we have in excess of 300 geocaches within hiking
distance of our Inn.
Mountain or Road biking with a rental or new bike from
Topanga Creek Bicycles at
1273 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd. They also do repairs and upgrades.
Here is a link
to some local mountain bike trails.
See our own Trail Maps and check out
the information at BBBiking.com.
Get on a
horse. Call our friends,
Los Angeles Horseback
Riding, at 818 591 2032. Their Ranch was voted the
most beautiful place to trail ride by Los Angeles Magazine.
Golf locally at numerous links. There are eighteen within ten miles.
Go to the
Beach: Topanga, Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica...there's lots of
sand out there.
off the beach, local piers or boats out of Marina del Rey.
Surf Zuma, County Line, Mugu, Supertubes, Port Hueneme to the
north. Surf Manhattan, Hermosa, Haggerty's and Lunada Bay to the
south. Topanga, Malibu and Chevron Reef are among the best surf breaks
in Southern California and are just down the hill from our Inn.
you can Ski in several local mountain ranges 1 1/2 to 2 hours drive.
You can ice-skate locally year round.
- Get Your Hippie On: The Topanga Earth Day
Festival is usually in the middle of April, and celebrates our planet with musicians, performers, drum and musical workshops, speakers and
other exciting events. Come to Topanga Days Country Fair on Memorial
Day weekend. Review Kumbaya lyrics before arriving.
- Visit the Getty Villa just down the road near where Topanga Canyon Blvd.
ends at the beach. This museum with gardens is modeled after a Roman
villa and features Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiquities. Call 310 440
7300 or make your reservation on line.
Admission is free, you just pay for parking. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. Wednesday through Monday, closed Tuesdays.
- Go Rock Climbing locally with William Leventhal, a highly experienced
climber and instructor. His phone is 818 970-7680 and his email is